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    • 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 ...
    • Judicial Revision—An Argument for the Merit Plan for Judicial Selection and Tenure 

      Garwood, W. St. John (Texas Tech Law Review, 1973)
      Examines the facets of the proposed “Merit Plan” for judicial selection. The Merit Plan, which would only apply to appellate courts, would remove appellate judges from popular election and establish an executive appointment ...
    • Jurisdiction In Divorce and Conservatorship Suits 

      Sampson, John J. (Texas Tech Law Review, 1976)
      Jurisdictional principles in family law matters, are at best confusing, and at worst a hodge-podge. In the past 30 or more years the United States Supreme Court has developed an unsystematic, albeit relatively extensive, ...
    • Jurisdictional Requirements to Order Sterilization for Incompetents on Social and Economic Grounds 

      Riddle, Suzan (Texas Tech Law Review, 1970)
      Reviews the Texas Court of Civil Appeals at Houston’s decision in Frazier v. Levi. In Frazier, the mother and guardian of Levi, her incompetent daughter, sought to have Levi sterilized because the guardian was caring for ...
    • Juvenile Court Proceedings from the Standpoint of the Attorney for the State 

      Purdom, Thomas J. (Texas Tech Law Review, 1970)
      This article discusses juvenile proceedings in Texas from the perspective of state attorneys. It addresses how the procedures in Lubbock County in ordinary juvenile cases should be changed so that the true facts are reflected ...
    • Labor Law 

      Tandy, Karen Patrice (Texas Tech Law Review, 1977)
      Provides an overview of Fifth Circuit decisions. In former survey years, the most significant Fifth Circuit decisions were concentrated under the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) and the Labor Management Relations Act ...
    • Labor Law Introduction 

      Clinton, L. G., Jr. (Texas Tech Law Review, 1975)
      Reviews labor law cases heard before the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals and addresses the court’s influence in this area of law. A major aspect of the survey which follows is the evidence presented that any previously accepted ...
    • Labor Law: Introduction 

      Morris, Charles J. (Texas Tech Law Review, 1976)
      Introduces the survey of labor law cases from the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. The author provides a brief summary of the cases contained in the survey. Here the author states why certain types ...
    • Labor Law: Survey 

      Wharton, Larry L. (Texas Tech Law Review, 1976)
      Surveys United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit’s labor law decisions for the period from September 1, 1974, through August 31, 1975. The survey covers of topics such as the following: employer interference ...
    • Lack of Tenure Is Immaterial to a Teacher’s Claim That Nonrenewal of His Contract Violated Substantive Due Process 

      Cochran, Virginia (Texas Tech Law Review, 1972)
      Discusses the Court’s decision that school administration requires freedom to make decisions regarding the renewal of faculty members’ contracts. The Court also held that nonrenewal of a faculty contract would not necessarily ...
    • A Landlord Is Not Liable to Public Invitees of the Tenant for Injuries Resulting from Defective Premises 

      Leon, Rolando Luis (Texas Tech Law Review, 1974)
      Looks at the issue of whether a landlord is liable to the public invitee of his tenant for injuries resulting from defective premises and if the invitee should seek redress from the tenant. The author agrees that the ...
    • A Landlord Owes the Duty of Reasonable Care in Maintaining Safety on His Leased Premises 

      Holden, Gerry L. (Texas Tech Law Review, 1974)
      The Supreme Court of New Hampshire held that landlords owe a duty of reasonable care not to subject others to an unreasonable risk of harm and that the traditional questions of control, hidden defects, and common or public ...
    • The Law Library in a New Law School 

      Gallagher, Marian G. (Texas Tech Law Review, 1969)
      Discusses the planning involved for a new law school library. The article discusses law library history, law library administration, the physical building, budget constraints, and the staffing needs of the library. Lastly, ...
    • The “Learned Profession” Recognized as an Exemption to Section 1 of the Sherman Act 

      Petty, Michael (Texas Tech Law Review, 1974)
      The Courts have ruled in the past that activities based upon commercial motives are subject to antitrust prohibitions. This article examines how fee schedules for lawyers are in violation of anti-trust laws. Lawyers contend ...
    • A Lease of Residential Property Contains an Implied Warranty of Habitability and Fitness 

      Walker, Susan D. (Texas Tech Law Review, 1973)
      Discusses Mease v. Fox, and the Iowa Supreme Court’s decision to discontinue its application of doctrine of caveat emptor, instead recognizing an implied warranty of habitability and fitness in an oral or written lease of ...
    • Legal Drafting: Curing Unexpressive Language 

      Kirk, Maurice B. (Texas Tech Law Review, 1971)
      By using many examples of confusing statutes, the author expresses the need for more careful drafting in legal writing. Grammatical errors and esoteric legalese render confusing laws. Presented are several ways to help ...
    • Legal Drafting: How Should a Document Begin? 

      Kirk, Maurice B. (Texas Tech Law Review, 1972)
      Focuses on the importance of clarity in the introduction of legal documents. The author condemns rigid language and boilerplate language that does not reflect the terms of a negotiation. The author urges lawyers to start ...
    • Legal Drafting: Some Elements of Technique 

      Kirk, Maurice B. (Texas Tech Law Review, 1973)
      Lawyers must be able to draft documents that clearly convey what their client wishes to express. Discusses techniques which lawyers can use to draft better legal documents. Lawyers are better able to express or perfect ...
    • Legal Drafting: The Ambiguity of “And” and “Or” 

      Kirk, Maurice B. (Texas Tech Law Review, 1971)
      Discusses the use, misuse, and inherent ambiguity of “and,” “or,” and the highly contentious quasi-conjunction “and/or.”
    • Lessor’s Obligation to Notify Lessee that Assignee Has Abandoned and that Lessor Intends to Relet for Lessee’s Benefit 

      Magness, W. Bruce (Texas Tech Law Review, 1970)
      Summarized the Texas Court of Civil Appeals at Beaumont case Dean v. Lacey. Dean established that when a lessee assigns his right and the assignee abandons possession of the leased premises, it acts as an offer on the part ...