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Texas Groundwater Law in the Twenty-First Century: A Compendium of Historical Approaches, Current Problems, and Future Solutions Focusing on the High Plains Aquifer and the Panhandle
(Texas Tech Journal of Texas Administrative Law, 2003)
This comment is designed to chronicle and analyze the recent chain of events occurring in the Panhandle concerning private marketing of groundwater. It is a detailed discussion and application of the varied sources of data ...
Criminal Law and Procedure
(Southwestern Law Journal, 1975)
Professor Bubany gives a survey of criminal cases settled or disposed of by the Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. Professor Bubany focuses on conspiracy, firearms, drug possession, fraud and property crimes, interstate ...
Local Government, Annual Survey of Texas Law
(Southwestern Law Journal, 1973)
Professor Sullivan surveys the case law dealing with Texas local government. The topics include elections, incorporation, eminent domain, annexation, police power, assessments and taxation, and zoning.
The Lizard, the Scientist, and the Lawmaker: An Analysis of the Trending Fight over the Use of Science Under the Endangered Species Act and How to Address It
Recently in Texas, the dunes sagebrush lizard—a tiny, little-known reptile living in the sparse brush and dunes of the oil and gas fields—sparked a heated discussion and criticism over the listing process under the Endangered ...
Discovery Sharing in Texas: Litigant Confidentiality v. Litigation Costs
Texas courts have long allowed discovery sharing between similar cases. After evaluating both pro- and anti-sharing positions, the article concludes that sharing furthers pretrial efficiency without unduly compromising ...
"But I'm Brain-Dead and Pregnant": Advance Directive Pregnancy Exclusions and End-of-Life Wishes
Marlise Munoz was approximately fourteen weeks pregnant when she suffered a pulmonary embolism, and two days later doctors declared her brain-dead. Knowing Marlise's end-of-life wishes, her husband, Erick Munoz, asked her ...
Probate and Trusts: Case Law Update & Statutory Update
The first part of the article is a case law update which discusses judicial developments relating to the Texas law of intestacy, wills, estate administration, trusts, and other estate planning matters during the survey ...
Wills & Trusts
This article discusses legislative and judicial developments relating to the Texas law of intestacy, wills, estate administration, trusts, and other estate planning matters during the survey period of November 2, 2002 ...
Manipulating the Conduct of Beneficiaries With Conditional Gifts
This article explores conditional gifts and focuses on how to increase the likelihood that the court will enforce the conditions. The author discusses forces acting against conditional gifts, the types of conditions which ...
Wage Watch II: A Survey of Associate Salaries in Texas
This article is a survey of salaries for Texas law firm associates in 1989. Associates in smaller firms typically received lower salaries than associates that worked at much larger firms.