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Commentary: Clients' Pets Deserve Care When Owners Die
(Texas Lawyer, 2010-03-01)
This brief commentary posits that estate planning lawyers may be ethically obligated to inquire about their clients’ pets so they can make certain those pets are properly cared for when clients are unable to do so due to ...
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 ...
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 ...
An Update On Innocent Spouse Claims
An Update On Innocent Spouse Claims provides an overview of innocent spouse claims, ranging from issues related to the filing of returns during divorce proceedings or during troubled marriages, an overview of innocent ...
It’s Debatable: Does ‘Under God’ Belong in Pledge?
A debate on whether the phrase “Under God” should be included in the Pledge of Allegiance.
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.
It’s Debatable: Gay Marriage: Is It Right or Wrong?
A debate over whether gay marriage is right or wrong.
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.
Keeping Current: Probate, January/February 2016
A look at selected recent cases, rulings and regulations, literature, and legislation.
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 ...