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    • Judicial Review of Social Security Disability Decisions: A Proposal for Change 

      Crawford, Don D. (Texas Tech Law Review, 1980)
      Focuses on the disability program administered by Social Security Administration (SSA) under Title II of the Act. Examines key sections of the Act, provisions of the SSA regulations, and judicial decisions. The purpose of ...
    • 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, ...
    • Jurisdiction, Venue, and Transfers in Suits Affecting the Parent-Child Relationship (Where All Parties Reside in Texas) 

      Koons, William C. (Texas Tech Law Review, 1977)
      Addresses the changes to Title II of the Family Code, which simplified jurisdiction, venue, and transfer in suits affecting the parent-child relationship. The author provides a helpful resource to navigate the new rules.
    • 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 

      Dossett, Buddy R. (Texas Tech Law Review, 1978)
      Surveys the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit’s decisions from September 1, 1976, through August 31, 1977 on labor law. While the majority of the court’s decisions merely reaffirmed established precedent, ...
    • Labor Law 

      Alexander, Lynn H. (Texas Tech Law Review, 1979)
      Survey of United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit’s decisions from September 1, 1977, through June 30, 1978 on labor law. The national labor law is the sum of the policies and provisions expressed in the major ...
    • Labor Law 

      Barnhill, Robert E., III (Texas Tech Law Review, 1980)
      The majority of the labor law cases decided by the Fifth Circuit during the survey period merely reaffirmed established precedent. Several significant decisions were rendered, however, concerning the Occupational Safety ...
    • 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, ...
    • A Lawyer’s Guide to General Reference Works on Medical Malpractice 

      Trail, William R. (Texas Tech Law Review, 1979)
      Reviews several reference publications on medical malpractice. “The publications relate to different aspects of medical malpractice litigation including the law of medical malpractice; discovery in medical malpractice ...
    • 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 ...