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Five Simple Exercises for Teaching Persuasion
(The Second Draft, 2001)
Professor Soonpaa explains five exercises that aid students in better grasping the art of writing persuasively.
(The International Lawyer, 2001)
Professor Phelan discusses the Global Treaty to Protect Underwater Cultural Property, developments in the 1954 Hague Convention adoption process, Nazi looted art laws, the Unidroit Convention on International Return of ...
Fortifying a Law Firm's Ethical Infrastructure: Avoiding Legal Malpractice Claims Based on Conflicts of Interest
(St. Mary's Law Journal, 2001)
This article addresses the prevailing problem of malpractice claims based on conflicts of interest. Part I of this article introduces the topic by underscoring the seriousness of all conflicts of interest and recommending ...
Estate Planning for Pets
Courts and legislatures are recently more favorably approaching gifts to pets, and there is a higher probability of having courts apply a variety of techniques and policies to recognize these gifts. The author discusses ...
Introduction of Justice Greg Abbott
An introduction and welcoming of Justice Greg Abbott.
An Empirical Study of Associate Satisfaction, Law Firm Culture, and the Effects of Billable Hour Requirements: Part One
(Texas Bar Journal, 2001)
This article considers billing practices, the effects of hourly billing pressure, and firm culture as reflected in a survey of associates in Texas law firms. Part I of this article reports the empirical information from ...
Is It Educational Malpractice not to Teach Comparative Legal Ethics?
This article addresses the importance of teaching legal ethics in law schools. After a brief introduction, this article outlines several reasons why it is necessary to have formal ethical training in law schools. The article ...
Constitutional Taking Doctrine--Did Lucas Really Make a Difference?
(Pace Environmental Law Review, 2001)
This paper surveys the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Lucas v. South Carolina Coastal Commission and examines the impact that this decision has had on private property rights. The paper also reviews the Supreme Court ...
It will be too late for Congress to act after Bioterrorism attack is launched
(Lubbock Avalanche Journal, 2001)
Shortly after September 11, Professor Sutton warned that the Federal government needs to take a proactive approach to prevent and possibly respond to bioterrorist attacks by creating the appropriate infrastructure.
(SMU Law Review, 2001)
Although Y2K did not produce the calamities that some had predicted, it did yield a reasonable harvest of commercial law cases. This Article summarizes the most important of these cases, but a caveat must be noted that ...