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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 ...
It's Debatable: Immigration of radical Islamics
(Lubbock Avalanche-Journal, 2015-09-20)
Arnold Loewy, the George Killam Professor of Criminal Law at the Texas Tech School of Law, and Allen Adkins, a Lubbock lawyer, debate Muslim immigration to the U.S.
Professor Aloysius A. Leopold: An Extraordinary Man
A tribute to Professor Aloysius A. Leopold who taught law at St. Mary’s University School of Law for over forty years.
Constraining White House Political Control of Agency Rulemaking Through the Duty of Reasoned Explanation
Over the last several decades, presidents of both parties have sought to control the rulemaking power of agencies by entrenching a system of centralized White House review of agency rules conducted by the Office of Information ...
Effectively Updating ‘Effectively Representing’
This is a book review whose main point is to note how the IRS Restructuring Act of 1998 created a new institutional voice: that of Low Income Tax Clinics. The fine treatise edited by T. Keith Fogg, entitled “Effectively ...
Asset Acquisitions: Things That Make You Go HMMMM … Are You Really Entitled to That Beloved Occasional Sale Exemption?
This article analyzes the occasional sale exemption with particular emphasis on states that have narrow exemptions, cumbersome or perhaps counterintuitive requirements that must be satisfied in order for the exemption to ...
Unintentional killings are not necessarily fault-free killings; negligence or recklessness are sometimes factors in the untimely death of the victim of an unintentional killing. The author explores the potential charges ...
It's Debatable: Who can become a citizen?
(Lubbock Avalanche-Journal, 2015-10-18)
Arnold Loewy, the George Killam Professor of Criminal Law at the Texas Tech School of Law, and Allen Adkins, a Lubbock lawyer, debate birthright citizenship.
Keeping Current: Probate, July/August 2015
A look at selected recent cases, rulings and regulations, literature, and legislation.