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Theory and Practice in Tax Administration
(Virginia Tax ReviewVirginia Tax Review, 2009)
This article concerns the history of automation in U.S. tax administration and the challenges automation presents to administering the laws consistent with democratic values. The most under-theorized aspect of tax ...
The Two Faces of Insanity
(Texas Tech Law Review, 2009)
One of the great debates surrounding insanity is whether it is an excuse for criminal defendants designed to exculpate otherwise guilty people or whether it is a device used by the government to inculpate otherwise innocent ...
Max's Taxes: A Tax-Based Analysis of Pet Trusts
(University of Richmond Law Review, 2009)
Humans and charities are no longer the primary entities many individuals wish to benefit upon death. Instead, there is a growing interest in providing for Rover, Fluffy, and Polly, that is, our beloved pets. There has been ...
Throwing the Baby Out With the Bathwater: A Call to Reinstate the Public Housing Drug Elimination Program
(Journal of Affordable Housing, 2009)
In fiscal year 2002, the federal government, upon recommendation by the Office of Management and Budget, eliminated funding to the Public Housing Drug Elimination Program (PHDEP), a grant program designed to assist public ...
Knowing "Consent" Means "Knowing Consent": The Underappreciated Wisdom of Justice Marshall's Schneckloth v. Bustamonte Dissent
(Mississippi Law Journal, 2009)
This Article argues that the majority opinion in the Supreme Court’s decision in Schneckloth v. Bustamonte, 412 U.S. 218 (1973), has led to a burgeoning jurisprudence of placing a premium on citizens’ ignorance of their ...
Texas Trust Law: Cases and Materials
This is a casebook designed for a law school course covering trusts in Texas. The book consists of cases, problems, and questions to help students develop an understanding of how trust creation, administration, and enforcement ...
The Fourteenth Hugh J. Clausen Lecture in Leadership
(Military Law Review, 2009)
The transcript of Major General (Ret.) Walter Huffman’s lecture at the annual Hugh J. Clausen Lecture in Leadership.
Wills, Trusts, and Estates for Legal Assistants
(Wolters Kluwer, 2009)
In this book, Professor Beyer and Professor Hanft employ real-world examples to help students understand the rules of law relating to wills, trusts, and estates, and to demonstrate how those rules apply to real life ...
The Anabaptist Conscience and Religious Exemption to Jury Service
(New York University Annual Survey of American LawNew York University Annual Survey of American Law, 2009)
This article addresses whether the court system should force a citizen to participate in jury duty even if the citizen refuses to serve on a jury for deeply held and unconditional religious beliefs. Professor Hatfield ...
What Texas Estate Planners Need to Know about Transferring a Wind Interest
(Estate Planning Developments for Texas Professionals, 2009-10)
Wind energy is becoming an important component of our nation’s trend towards green energy. Attorneys must carefully determine how wind rights will be treated when preparing wills for clients. This article discusses how ...