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Athletics Compliance at Texas Tech
This article discusses the ways that Texas Tech is working to comply with the rules and regulations of the NCAA and Big 12 Conference rules. Brian Shannon, the Faculty Athletic Representative for Texas Tech University, ...
Roe v. Wade Inverted: How the Supreme Court Might Have Privileged Fetal Rights over Reproductive Freedoms
(Mercer Law Review, 2012)
In Roe v. Wade, the United States Supreme Court privileged reproductive freedoms over fetal rights, but what if the Court had done the reverse in resolving the question of abortion under the Constitution-elevating fetal ...
Explanation of the Anti-Injunction Act Issue in HHS v. Florida
(American Bar Association Preview of United States Supreme Court Cases, 2012)
This short article sorts through and reviews all the arguments surrounding the issue of whether the Anti-Injunction Act, 26 USC §7421 (AIA), bars the federal courts from hearing constitutional challenges to the Patient ...
What Hath 9/11 Wrought?
Post-9/11 security measures in airports across the United States are infringing on everyday citizens’ Fourth Amendment rights. This article explores the astounding scope and number of searches and seizures performed by ...
Amicus Curiae Brief in Health and Human Services v. Florida (Affordable Care Act Litigation) on Behalf of Tax Law Professors in Support of Vacatur
This amicus brief was filed in Health and Human Services v. Florida (the Affordable Care Act litigation) and gave an overview of the tax assessment and tax collection processes. It also sought to correct an error in the ...
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 ...
Enhancing the Role of Public Interest Organizations in Rulemaking Via Pre-Notice Transparency
This essay briefly examines the validity of the concern that the administrative rulemaking process as currently structured unduly favors industry over public interest groups. It concludes that this concern has substantial ...
Updated Primer on Lady Bird Deeds
This article discusses why one would use a Lady Bird deed (enhanced life estate deeds) and what other alternatives exist. Concerns surrounding the use of Lady Bird deeds are also addressed.
How to Conduct an Illinois Will Execution
This article provides steps to conduct a proper Illinois will execution ceremony that will protect against later contests and disputes.
A quick overview of some of the 2011 Texas probate law court cases.