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  • Parol Evidence of Quality of Goods is Admissible Under the DTPA Regardless of Inspection Rights in the Written Contract 

    Neff, Holland Ann (Texas Tech Law Review, 1986)
    Analyzes a case decided by the Texas Supreme Court which held the parol evidence rule does not prevent proof of an oral representation as to the quality of goods in a DTPA action, notwithstanding the variance between the ...
  • New York Upholds Ultramares and Delineates Three-Part Test Which Noncontractual Parties Must Satisfy to Hold Accountants Liable in Negligence 

    Webb, Faron Ross (Texas Tech Law Review, 1986)
    Details a case decided by the New York Court of Appeals which held that accountants may only be held liable in negligence by parties in contractual privity with them or by reliant parties who satisfy certain requirements. ...
  • Negligent Infliction of Emotional Distress: Expanding the Rule Evolved Since Dillon 

    Cantu, Charles E. (Texas Tech Law Review, 1986)
    Proposes that new criteria be developed by Texas courts to determine negligent infliction of emotional distress. The article starts with an overview of mental anguish recovery by discussing the history and development of ...
  • Mandamus, as an Effective Interlocutory Appeal Disallowed Under the Texas Venue Statute, Will Not Issue to Enforce a Conclusive Original Venue Judgment 

    Lovell, Joe L. (Texas Tech Law Review, 1986)
    Analyzes a Texas Court of Appeals case discussing venue. The article discusses the history and development of the Texas Venue Law regarding conclusiveness and interlocutory appeals of venue decisions. The article looks at ...
  • Labor and Employment Law 

    Davis, Martha (Texas Tech Law Review, 1986)
    Survey of the cases involving labor and employment law decided by the Fifth Circuit during the survey period. Topics include workers’ compensation, arbitration, the Labor Management Reporting and Disclosure Act, breach of ...
  • Jury Practice in Texas Civil Cases 

    Simpson, Reagan Wm. (Texas Tech Law Review, 1986)
    Discusses the inconsistencies in the jury practice in Texas civil cases. The article identifies and analyzes inconsistencies in three fundamental areas, including the scope of the jury’s decision-making power, the competence ...
  • Joinder of Offenses Under Article 21.24 of the Texas Code of Criminal Procedure: A Return to the Common Law? 

    Perrin, L. Timothy (Texas Tech Law Review, 1986)
    Details Article 21.24 of the Texas Code of Criminal Procedure, which governs the joinder of offenses in indictments. The article discusses the history and development of the provision, the most recent interpretations of ...
  • Introduction 

    Tindall, Harry L. (Texas Tech Law Review, 1986)
    A congratulations from the Family Law Section of the State Bar of Texas for editing and contributing to the Family Code Symposium of the Texas Tech Law Review and details the portions of the symposium as they relate to the ...
  • Intellectual Property 

    Turner, Robert W. (Texas Tech Law Review, 1986)
    Survey of intellectual property cases decided by the Fifth Circuit during the survey period. While the article focuses on the development of trademark law, topics include patent law, trademark and unfair competition, and ...
  • In Memoriam: William E. Ward 

    Autor desconocido (Texas Tech Law Review, 1986)
    Details the life and career of former Tech Law student and West Texas jurist Judge William E. Ward.
  • How Settlements Affect Nonsettling Tortfeasors’ Liability: From No Contribution to Equitable Apportionment 

    Hoyt, Kenneth M. (Texas Tech Law Review, 1986)
    Discusses how settlements affect nonsettling tortfeasors. The article first details settlement and joint tortfeasors at early common law. The article next discusses settlements and joint tortfeasors under modern statutes ...
  • Good Cause, Bad Cause, or No Cause at All: Does it Matter in Texas? 

    Julian, Elizabeth K. (Texas Tech Law Review, 1986)
    Discusses the “employment-at-will” doctrine. The article details the policy based exceptions and contractual limitations placed on the doctrine through Texas case law. The article suggests that the current doctrine is not ...
  • Federal Jurisdiction 

    Shank, Mark A. (Texas Tech Law Review, 1986)
    Survey of federal jurisdiction cases decided by the Fifth Circuit during the survey period. Topics include pendent and ancillary jurisdiction, mootness, general federal questions, civil rights jurisdiction, diversity ...
  • Federal Income Taxation 

    Phelan, Marilyn E. (Texas Tech Law Review, 1986)
    Survey of all the cases decided by the Fifth Circuit during the survey period involving federal taxation issues. Topics include the abandonment of property as a sale or exchange, limits on the lessor’s depreciation deduction, ...
  • Expert Witnesses in Eyewitness Facial Identification Cases 

    Sanders, Joseph (Texas Tech Law Review, 1986)
    Discusses the role of expert testimony concerning eyewitness identification. The article analyzes two recent cases from California and Arizona which overturned murder convictions because of excluded expert testimony, reviews ...
  • Expansion of Implied Warranty Coverage Under the DTPA: Service Contracts 

    LeMasters, Claude R. (Texas Tech Law Review, 1986)
    Discusses implied warranties under the Texas Deceptive Trade Practices Act in relation to the expansion of implied warranties to include an implied warranty to perform service contracts. The article starts by discussing ...
  • Evidence 

    Black, Thomas (Texas Tech Law Review, 1986)
    Survey of evidence cases decided by the Fifth Circuit during the survey period. Topics include the public records exception to hearsay, the admissibility of computer printouts as business records, lie detection, out-of-court ...
  • Environmental Law 

    Berlanga, Jose A. (Texas Tech Law Review, 1986)
    Survey of selected environmental law cases decided by the Fifth Circuit during the survey period. Topics include both private citizen and government actions under the Federal Water Pollution Control Act, the Clean Air Act, ...
  • Employment Discrimination 

    Lee, Elwyn C. (Texas Tech Law Review, 1986)
    A survey of employment discrimination cases decided by the Fifth Circuit during the survey period. Topics include plaintiff’s burdens and procedures under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, age discrimination, ...
  • Editor’s Foreword 

    Klein, John Martin (Texas Tech Law Review, 1986)
    Details that this issue of the Texas Tech Law Review is a supplement to the 1982 Texas Family Code Symposium issue, primarily covering changes by the Sixty-Eight and Sixty-Ninth Legislatures. The foreword discusses where ...

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