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  • Texas Mental Health Legislative Reform: Significant Achievements With More to Come 

    Shannon, Brian D. (Texas Tech Law Review Online Edition, 2020)
    This Article will discuss recent legislative and judicial initiatives, as well as focus on next steps. In particular, Section II of this Article will analyze several key legislative enactments intended to address some of ...
  • Case Law Update 

    Benjet, Bryce; Pearsall, Patrick; Vandiver, Leigh; Kraatz, Megan; Hall, Zachary; DuBose, David; Dinsmoor, Claire; Beavers, Alessandra (Texas Tech Administrative Law Journal, 2007)
    Includes many of the administrative law cases decided between August 2006 and July 2007. This is not an exhaustive review of all administrative law cases, and these synopses do not exhaustively cover all issues being raised ...
  • In Memoriam: Alvin R. Allison 

    Autor desconocido (Texas Tech Law Review, 1988)
    A memorial for Alvin R. Allison one of the major forces behind the creation of the Texas Tech Law School. Discusses various contributions to the law school that Allison made to ensure that the law school was successful.
  • Foreword 

    Reavley, Thomas M. (Texas Tech Law Review, 1988)
    Provides an overview of the work and events that occurred during the year ending June 30, 1987. Discusses the workload and problems that emerged during this work year as well as expressing appreciation to the Texas Tech ...
  • Voting Rights 

    Davis, Martha S. (Texas Tech Law Review, 1988)
    Surveys recent Fifth Circuit decisions involving voter rights, comparing them with and contrasting them against contemporary United States Supreme Court decisions on the subject. The author notes that the Fifth Circuit’s ...
  • Toward a Dignified Theory of Children: Prohibition of Collaborative Reproduction 

    White, Timothy L. (Texas Tech Law Review, 1988)
    This comment argues for the abolition of surrogacy agreements. The author maintains that such agreements are patently immoral, adversely affect the rights and interests of unborn children, and erode the value society places ...
  • The Power of Limited Partners to Remove and Replace the General Partner of a Limited Partnership 

    Hooker, Kenneth (Texas Tech Law Review, 1988)
    Tackles the issue of whether some majority of partners in the context of a limited partnership may remove and replace the general partner under Texas law. Provisions within limited partnership agreements will generally ...
  • The Mail and Wire Fraud Statute’s Protection of Property Extends to Intangibles Such As Confidential Business Information: Carpenter v. United States, __ U.S. __, 108 S. Ct. 316, 98 L. Ed. 2d 275 (1987) 

    Tankersley, Scott C. (Texas Tech Law Review, 1988)
    Examines the recent Supreme Court decision in Carpenter v. United States, in which the Court held that the timing and contents of a newspaper column were protected from misappropriation by newspaper employees under the ...
  • The First Amendment 

    Childress, Steven Alan (Texas Tech Law Review, 1988)
    Looks at the recent and contentious Fifth Circuit decision in Herceg v. Hustler Magazine, Inc., 814 F.2d 1017 (5th Cir. Apr. 1987), cert. denied, (U.S. Mar. 21, 1988) (No. 87-113), and the holding’s implications for the ...
  • The El Paso Court of Appeals Upholds Granting of Custody Based on the Sex of the Child: Gay v. Gay, 737 S.W.2d 94 (Tex. App—El Paso 1987, writ denied) 

    Workman, Robin (Texas Tech Law Review, 1988)
    Scrutinizes the El Paso court of appeals decision in Gay v. Gay, in which the court found that consideration of the sex of the child in the granting of custody does not violate the Texas Family Code. After briefly reviewing ...
  • The Discriminatory Use of Peremptory Challenges in Civil Litigation: Practice, Procedure and Review 

    Patton, Timothy (Texas Tech Law Review, 1988)
    The recent U.S. Supreme Court decision in Batson v. Kentucky eliminated the use of peremptory challenges in criminal prosecutions to dismiss potential jurors on the basis of race. The author examines the principles that ...
  • Texas Adopts the “Subordination” Rule to Solve Circular Priority Disputes Involving Personal Property: ITT Diversified Credit Corp. v. First City Capital Corp., 737 S.W.2d 803 (Tex. 1987) 

    Rasmussen, Blake Elliot (Texas Tech Law Review, 1988)
    Examines the predicate for and implications of the recent Texas Supreme Court decision in ITT Diversified Credit Corp. v. First City Capital Corp., in which the Court established the subordination rule as its method for ...
  • Securities 

    Folladori, Marc H.; Stinemetz, S. Douglas (Texas Tech Law Review, 1988)
    A survey of contemporary Fifth Circuit decisions involving securities law. During the survey period, the court was presented with such fundamental issues as what constitutes a “security,” the definition of a “seller” of ...
  • Retaliatory Firings: The Remedy Under the Texas Workers’ Compensation Act 

    Sullivan, J. Thomas (Texas Tech Law Review, 1988)
    Examines the treatment of retaliatory firings under the Texas Workers’ Compensation Act and spotlights issues relative to litigation under the statute. The author further proffers suggestions for enhancing the claimant’s ...
  • Property Provisions of the Operating Agreement—Interpretation, Validity, and Enforceability 

    Conine, Gary B. (Texas Tech Law Review, 1988)
    Examines the rise of “operating agreements” in the joint operation of mineral properties and the correlative upsurge in litigation involving such agreements. These instruments are a complex and highly interrelated web of ...
  • Prisoners’ Rights 

    Sherman, Edward F. (Texas Tech Law Review, 1988)
    This article takes notice of contemporary Fifth Circuit decisions relating to the rights of prisoners, primarily those suits pursuing injunctive relief or damages due to substandard prison conditions. While in the author’s ...
  • Practicing Law in the “New Age”: The 1988 Amendments to the Texas Rules of Civil Procedure, 

    Kilgarlin, William W.; Quesada, George; Russell, Robin (Texas Tech Law Review, 1988)
    Examines contemporary changes to the Texas Rules of Civil Procedure relevant to their effects on district court trial practice. The author subdivides these changes into three broad topic areas: those that modify pretrial ...
  • Policing the Borrower: Debtor Misconduct Creates New Duties for Secured Lenders 

    Holland, Brennan T. (Texas Tech Law Review, 1988)
    This article is both a survey and critique of contemporary decisions in the federal court system which serve to intensify the need for secured lenders to monitor and police the actions of their borrowers. The author concludes ...
  • Pedency of an Appeal No Longer Prevents Preclusiveness in Texas 

    Hoyl, Ronald J. (Texas Tech Law Review, 1988)
    Examines the relevance and implications of the recent Texas Supreme Court ruling in Scurlock Oil Co. v. Smithwick, an analytical comparison of the holding to the decades-old rule that it overturned. For nearly one hundred ...
  • Labor and Employment Law 

    Hambright, James W.; Hambright, Robert J. (Texas Tech Law Review, 1988)
    Reviews contemporary Fifth Circuit decisions particularly significant developments to the court’s labor and employment law jurisprudence. Issues examined include the drug testing of public employees, the arbitrability of ...

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