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    • Background Checks in the University Admissions Process: An Overview of Legal and Policy Considerations 

      Dickerson, Darby (2008)
      A primary question post-Virginia Tech has been how to keep campuses safe. This article begins by examining recent incidences of student-on-student violence. It then discusses current college and university practices regarding ...
    • Background Checks in the University Admissions Process: An Overview of Legal and Policy Considerations 

      Dickerson, Darby (2008)
      A primary question post-Virginia Tech has been how to keep campuses safe. This article begins by examining recent incidences of student-on-student violence. It then discusses current college and university practices regarding ...
    • Bailor Beware: Limitations and Exclusions of Liability in Commercial Bailments 

      Dickerson, A. Darby (1988)
      In the United States, bailees often include in contracts exculpatory clauses for limited liability while in the possession of a tangible item of personal property. However, whether the bailee may properly avoid liability ...
    • Banking Law 

      Pawlowic, Dean G. (Texas Tech Law Review, 1999)
      All was relatively quiet on the banking front for the Fifth Circuit during the survey period. The court did decide two significant cases permitting de facto interstate branching for banks whose main offices are located ...
    • Banking Law 

      Pawlowic, Dean G. (Texas Tech Law Review, 2000)
      Litigation arising from bank failures continues to form a prominent part of the banking law landscape for this survey period. Under this general heading, the Fifth Circuit continued to refine its analysis of the interplay ...
    • Bankruptcy 

      Dennis, Don C. (Texas Tech Law Review, 1977)
      Surveys the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeal’s significant cases during 1975 and 1976. The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals decided significant cases in the areas of partnership bankruptcy, summary jurisdiction, and debts ...
    • Bankruptcy 

      Rochelle, William J., Jr. (Texas Tech Law Review, 1975)
      Tracks the changes to bankruptcy law, focusing on the proposed Bankruptcy Act of 1973. The proposed act is the first major overhaul since the Bankruptcy Act of 1898 and the amendments of the Chandler Act in 1938. One of ...
    • Bankruptcy 

      Holmes, Marian M. (Texas Tech Law Review, 1982)
      Discusses the Fifth Circuit’s decisions regarding the new Bankruptcy Code provisions from the new Bankruptcy Reform Act of 1978. During this survey period there were limited number of cases applying the new Bankruptcy ...
    • Bankruptcy 

      Cavin, Sealy H., Jr. (Texas Tech Law Review, 1980)
      Although the Bankruptcy Reform Act of 1978, represents a substantial change from the Bankruptcy Act of 1898, there are at least two reasons why the bankruptcy practitioner should continue to stay abreast of the case law ...
    • Bankruptcy 

      Grisham, Lynn A. (Texas Tech Law Review, 1984)
      Survey of United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit’s bankruptcy decisions from July 1, 1982, through June 30, 1983. The bankruptcy cases handed down by the Fifth Circuit this survey period serve the practitioner ...
    • Bankruptcy 

      Bishop, Cathleen M. (Texas Tech Law Review, 1983)
      Survey of United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit’s decisions on bankruptcy during the pertinent portions of 1981-1982. Many of the cases decided during the survey period focus on claims asserted under the ...
    • Bankruptcy 

      Holmes, Marian M. (Texas Tech Law Review, 1982)
      Discusses the Fifth Circuit’s decisions regarding the new Bankruptcy Code provisions from the new Bankruptcy Reform Act of 1978. During this survey period there were limited number of cases applying the new Bankruptcy ...
    • Bankruptcy 

      Curran, G. Michael; Pronske, Gerrit M. (Texas Tech Law Review, 1986)
      Surveys bankruptcy cases decided by the Fifth Circuit during the survey period. Topics include the limits on the rights of creditors’ committee to intervene in a bankruptcy adversary proceeding, limits on the strong-arm ...
    • Bankruptcy 

      Brister, Bill H. (Texas Tech Law Review, 1985)
      Discusses proper analysis for the resolution of issues in bankruptcy cases. Then, the author analyzes the twenty-seven bankruptcy cases decided by the Fifth Circuit from July 1983 to June 1984. The cases are related to the ...
    • Bankruptcy 

      Pronske, Gerrit M.; Neligan, Patrick J., Jr. (Texas Tech Law Review, 1988)
      Surveys several Fifth Circuit bankruptcy decisions in the wake of an incredible upsurge in filings in the late 1980s. The author examines the court’s application of the doctrine of res judicata, its interpretation postpetition ...
    • The Bankruptcy Amendments and Federal Judgeship Act of 1984: The Impact of the Right of Jury Trial in Bankruptcy Court 

      Howard, Carla (Texas Tech Law Review, 1985)
      Discusses the split of authority surrounding the right to a jury trial in bankruptcy courts. The article analyzes how the courts have determined traditionally whether a party has a right to a jury trial, analyzes the ...
    • Bankruptcy and the Land Sales Contract: the Rights of the Vendee Vis-à-vis the Vendor’s Bankruptcy Trustee 

      Lynn, D. M. (Texas Tech Law Review, 1974)
      Examines the unique conflicts that arise when the bankruptcy of an individual or corporation who is the vendor in a contract for the sale of land. Specifically, a conflict arises between the appointed bankruptcy Trustee ...
    • The Bankruptcy Code’s Rejection of Trademark Under § 365(n) and the Motley Consequences when a Debtor Rejects a High-Tech Trademark License 

      Enright, Jason (Texas Tech Business & Bankruptcy Law Journal, 2014)
      This article discusses the inconsistencies in rejection of intellectual property licenses in bankruptcy. The article first reviews the three main areas of intellectual property: copyright, patent, trademark. The article ...
    • Bankruptcy For Agridebtors 

      Hassler, David P. (1975)
    • Bankruptcy Law: Provisions of New Chapter 12 Help Stave Off Farm Liquidations 

      Krahmer, John (National Law journal, 1987)
      In an attempt to meet the special needs of farmers for a workable reorganization procedure after filing for bankruptcy, Congress amended the Bankruptcy Code in late 1986 to include a new Chapter 12 entitled “Adjustment of ...