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    • California Adopts the Private Attorney General Doctrine in Actions Brought to Vindicate State Constitutional Rights 

      McSwane, Douglas R. (Texas Tech Law Review, 1978)
      Examines the California Supreme Court case Serrano v. Priest. Following a successful suit alleging that the California public school finance system violated the state constitution by discriminating against poorer school ...
    • A Campus Architect Looks at a New Law School 

      Schmidt, Howard W. (Texas Tech Law Review, 1969)
      An architect discusses the planning and design process of the Texas Tech University School of Law. The article discusses visits to other law schools around the country to assess what design would be most effective. The ...
    • The Case for Admitting Evidence of Refusal to Take a Breath Test 

      Cohen, Murry B. (Texas Tech Law Review, 1975)
      Critiques the practice of Texas courts no longer considering a refusing a breath test an admission of guilt. The author points out that chemical tests for intoxication are within the ambit of the self-incrimination ...
    • A Case Study in Taxation of Corporate Liquidations 

      Cummins, David C. (Texas Tech Law Review, 1974)
      Provides a case study to illustrate the unique challenges created where a closely-held parent corporation sells substantially all of its assets, including those of a subsidiary corporation, followed by the complete liquidation ...
    • Casualty Damage or Destruction Must Occur After Adoption of a Plan of Liquidation to Qualify for Nonrecognition Under Section 337 

      Casstevens, Earnest C. (Texas Tech Law Review, 1974)
      In Central Tablet, the court held, for purposes of nonrecognition of a gain or loss following corporate liquidation under section 337 of the Internal Revenue Code, casualty damage or destruction must occur after the ...
    • Chief Judge John R. Brown, Personnel of the Court 

      Unknown author (Texas Tech Law Review, 1975)
      A collection of short biographical sketches and portraits of the justices and clerk serving on the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals. Part of a larger review of the 5th Circuit.
    • A Child Below Five Is Incapable of Contributory Negligence as a Matter of Law 

      Champlin, Arliss M. (Texas Tech Law Review, 1972)
      Raises the issue of whether a child under the age of five can be contributorily negligent. The author looks at the reasons why a child cannot be held to the same standard of care as an adult. Thus, the author concludes ...
    • A Child's Contributory Negligence Bars a Parent's Recovery For Medical Expenses in Texas 

      Glenn, D. Woody (Texas Tech Law Review, 1977)
      On May 17, 1972, Richard Dartez was swimming in the Southside Place Park Association pool. An acquaintance of Richard's, Glen Gadbois, was throwing berries toward Richard. Richard in turn would retrieve the berries and ...
    • A Church Camp Is Not an Actual Place of Religious Worship Within the Meaning of Texas Constitutional and Statutory Provisions Governing Tax Exemptions 

      Boyd, Samuel Lane (Texas Tech Law Review, 1976)
      Examines the Texas Court of Civil Appeals of Fort Worth case Davies v. Meyer. In Davies, the Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of North Texas sought a ruling that his church’s camp, “a 155-acre tract ... was exempt from ad ...
    • Civil Procedure 

      Vestal, Allan D. (Texas Tech Law Review, 1975)
      Discusses the issue of notice in class action lawsuits. The Supreme Court has imposed strict requirements on class composition and notice to curtail the availability of class action litigation. Overall, the changes to class ...
    • Civil Procedure 

      Sanders, Susan (Texas Tech Law Review, 1978)
      Survey of United States Court of Appeals cases for the Fifth Circuit’s civil procedure decisions from September 1, 1976, through August 31, 1977. The survey includes several topics regarding federal jurisdiction and pre-trial ...
    • Civil Procedure: Introduction 

      Kennedy, John E. (Texas Tech Law Review, 1976)
      Introduces a survey of United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit’s decisions on civil procedure cases for the period from September 1, 1974, through August 31, 1975. The author gives a brief overview of the civil ...
    • Civil Procedure: Survey 

      Thomas, Byron A. (Texas Tech Law Review, 1976)
      A survey covering United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit’s decisions on a variety of civil procedure cases for the period from September 1, 1974, through August 31, 1975. The survey covers a wide array of ...
    • Civil Rights 

      Richards, David R. (Texas Tech Law Review, 1975)
      Looks at the notable decisions and work load of the Fifth Circuit in regards to civil rights cases. Many of these cases involve employment discrimination and electoral participation of African-Americans. The author notes ...
    • Civil Rights 

      Perrin, Douglas (Texas Tech Law Review, 1977)
      Discusses various cases and issues heard by the Fifth Circuit during the survey period in the area of civil rights. The Fifth Circuit decided notable cases concerning the state action requirement and the requirement of a ...
    • Civil Rights 

      Hevron, Kenric R. (Texas Tech Law Review, 1978)
      Survey of United States Court of Appeals cases for the Fifth Circuit’s civil rights decisions from September 1, 1976, through August 31, 1977. The survey includes several topics including prisoners’ rights, employment ...
    • Civil Rights: Introduction 

      Richards, David R. (Texas Tech Law Review, 1976)
      Introduces a survey of civil rights decisions by the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit for the period from September 1, 1974, through August 31, 1975. The volume of civil rights litigation within the ...
    • Civil Rights: Survey 

      Ferguson, Carter L.; Kithcart, David; Petty, Michael; Swisher, Julia K. (Texas Tech Law Review, 1976)
      Surveys civil rights cases from the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit for the period from September 1, 1974, through August 31, 1975. The survey covers the following topics: the fourteenth amendment, ...
    • The Close Corporation and The New Texas Business Corporation Act 

      Dawson, William B. (Texas Tech Law Review, 1974)
      Looks at recent amendments to the Texas Business Corporation Act (TBCA) and the impact of those amendments on Texas-based close corporations. The author suggests that these amendments will undoubtedly breed confusion; ...
    • Commercial Speech Is Protected by the First Amendment 

      Sowell, John H. III (Texas Tech Law Review, 1976)
      The Virginia Citizens Consumer Council brought suit against the Virginia State Board of Pharmacy challenging the validity of a Virginia statute, which provided that a licensed pharmacist who advertised the price of ...