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    • Idaho Guest Statute Declared Unconstitutional 

      Petty, Michael (Texas Tech Law Review, 1975)
      Critiques the standard of reviews for guest statute cases and the application of the guest statute in the Idaho courts. The Court in Thompson v. Hagan declared that the classification scheme created by the guest statute ...
    • Illegitimate Children and Their Fathers: Some Problems with Title 2 

      Smith, Ernest E. (Texas Tech Law Review, 1974)
      Examines the unique challenges that arose under the new Title 2 of the Texas Family Code following its 1964 Revision. Topics include difficulty discerning procedural mechanisms to discern paternity and, in turn, child ...
    • Implied Assumption of the Risk Is No Longer a Defense to Negligence Actions in Texas 

      Crowley, Michael J. (Texas Tech Law Review, 1976)
      Analyzes Farley v. M M Cattle Co., a Texas Supreme Court case. The case involved fifteen-year-old Farley, who was seriously injured when a horse, which was known by M M Cattle Co. to be dangerous, collided with another ...
    • Implied Warranty of Fitness 

      Riddle, Mike (Texas Tech Law Review, 1971)
      Describes the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas case Texsun Feedyards Inc. v. Ralston Purina Co. In a suit for breach of the implied warranty of fitness, the court reemphasized that Texas “does ...
    • Implied Warranty of Habitability: Effects and Effectiveness of Remedies for Its Breach 

      Cochran, Virginia E. (Texas Tech Law Review, 1974)
      Tracks a variety of contemporary concerns regarding the landlord-tenant relationship and the rise of various legal tools to facilitate that relationship, specifically the doctrine of implied warranty of habitability. ...
    • In a Child Custody Suit the Best Interests of the Child Serve to Lower the Traditional Requirements for Granting a New Trial Motion on the Basis of Newly Discovered Evidence 

      Dibrell, Cooper G. (Texas Tech Law Review, 1976)
      During divorce proceedings, a dispute arose between the mother and father for managing conservatorship (custody) of their children. The jury found that it was in the best interests of the children to appoint the father ...
    • In-Service Conscientious Objectors: Jurisdiction for Judicial Review 

      Gentry, R. Charles (Texas Tech Law Review, 1969)
      This article discusses the judicial remedies available to military personnel who are conscientious objectors. It addresses whether, in view of the rule of law announced in the principle case, the doctrine of exhaustion of ...
    • Indigent Parent-Defendants Have a Right to Court-Appointed Counsel in Neglect Proceeding 

      Dayton, John W. (Texas Tech Law Review, 1974)
      Examines the Supreme Judicial Court of Maine case Danforth v. State Department of Health & Welfare. The court in Danforth held that an indigent parent or parents again whom a custody petition is instituted are entitled to ...
    • Infectious Diseases Under the Texas Workmen’s Compensation Act 

      Webb, Hollis (Texas Tech Law Review, 1972)
      Critiques the issues of worker compensation laws for infectious diseases in Texas. The former law made it difficult for a person who contracted an infectious disease from work to be compensated because of the strict language ...
    • The Informant’s Tip and Terry’s “Reasonable Conclusion”—A Modified Standard 

      Wade, Burgess (Texas Tech Law Review, 1972)
      The Fourth Amendment requires that citizens be free from unreasonable searches or seizures. A recent case, Adams v. Williams, modifies the previous Terry v. Ohio standard and broadens what may be considered a reasonable ...
    • An Innkeeper Is Liable for the Unknown Contents of Bailed Property Which He Could Reasonably Expect to Find Contained Within the Bailed Property 

      Poole, Ron (Texas Tech Law Review, 1973)
      The court in Caranas affirmed a district court ruling that found Shamrock Hilton Hotel (Hotel) liable for negligently delivering a customer’s purse, and its valuable contents, to the wrong person. The court reasoned a ...
    • The Insane Delusion Instruction in Texas 

      Womble, Tom (Texas Tech Law Review, 1970)
      Describes how insane delusion affects testamentary capacity. Further, the author explains the development in Texas of the jury instruction given on the issue of insane delusion. The author submits that the more effective ...
    • Instructing Deadlocked Juries: The Present Status of the Allen Charge 

      Squyres, B. Newal, Jr.; Champlin, Arliss M. (Texas Tech Law Review, 1972)
      Looks at whether the Allen charge is an unwarranted intrusion on the province on the jury. The authors look at both state and federal decisions on the disapproval of the Allen charge. The authors also look at how the Allen ...
    • Instruction to Jury that Rape Is Easy to Charge and Difficult to Disprove Is No Longer to be Given 

      Welch, Deborah (Texas Tech Law Review, 1976)
      Examines the Iowa Supreme Court’s decision in State v. Feddersen. The court in Feddersen held that the instruction to the jury in a rape case that “rape is easy to charge and difficult to disprove” was an impermissible ...
    • Intellectual Property Introduction 

      Arnold, Tom (Texas Tech Law Review, 1975)
      A review of recent Fifth Circuit cases involving intellectual property law. The author explains how the judiciary system is unfit for complex issues such as intellectual property law. The author sets out ideas for possible ...
    • Intellectual Property: Introduction 

      Arnold, Tom (Texas Tech Law Review, 1976)
      Introduces a survey of intellectual property decisions by the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. The author provides an overview of the cases covered by the survey for the period from September 1, 1974, ...
    • Intellectual Property: Survey 

      Hassler, David; Schleier, Richard (Texas Tech Law Review, 1976)
      Surveys cases from the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit regarding intellectual property for the period from September 1, 1974, through August 31, 1975. The survey covers a wide array of topics including ...
    • Introduction 

      Brown, John R. (Texas Tech Law Review, 1977)
      An introduction to the Fifth Circuit Symposium survey of cases. The purpose of this introduction is to explain how a case reaches the point of decision by the court and why it sometimes takes over a year to resolve a case ...
    • Introduction 

      Goldberg, Irving L. (Texas Tech Law Review, 1976)
      Briefly introduces Texas Tech Law Review’s survey on cases decided by United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit for the period from September 1, 1974, through August 31, 1975. Mentions the potential of a circuit ...
    • Judicial Revision—An Argument Against the Merit Plan for Judicial Selection and Tenure 

      Mullinax, Otto B. (Texas Tech Law Review, 1973)
      Compares three proposed legislative plans to change the judicial selection process in Texas. Judges are elected by popular vote of the eligible electorate. The author examines the “Merit Plan,” the “Missouri Plan,” and the ...