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    • The Ability to Exercise Will Is an Element of Mental Capacity 

      Hall, Eileen (Texas Tech Law Review, 1975)
      Analyzes the issue of whether depression counts for lack of mental capacity and if this mental capacity means that a person has a decreased volitional will. The author introduces the court’s new mental capacity instruction ...
    • Absent a Congressional Directive, the Priority of Private Liens and Consensual Liens Arising from Certain Government Lending Programs is to be Determined Under Nondiscriminatory State Laws 

      Barnard, Brian (Texas Tech Law Review, 1980)
      Examines the decision in United States v. Kimbell Foods, Inc., which the author believes it is quite fair. The Court guaranteed protection for private creditors without imposing any new requirements on the federal government. ...
    • Absent Creditor Reliance, A Limited Partner Who Is a Director of the Corporate General Partner Is Not Personally Liable for Partnership Obligations 

      Greenhaw, David (Texas Tech Law Review, 1975)
      Discusses the increase in use of limited partnerships with corporate general partner. This increase is due in part because of the advantages associated with such an arrangement. The author proves this by listing pros and ...
    • Access to Judicial Proceedings: After Gannett and Richmond 

      Cappleman, Hollye E. (Texas Tech Law Review, 1981)
      Explains the effects that the United States Supreme Court cases Gannett Co. v. DePasquale and Richmond Newspapers, Inc. v. Virginia have had on the media’s access to judicial proceedings. There is an in-depth description ...
    • Accountants Are Liable to Third Parties for Failure to Exercise Reasonable Care 

      Collier, Don (Texas Tech Law Review, 1971)
      Analyzes the rules on an accountant’s liability to a third party. Generally, an accountant owes a third party the standard of ordinary care that he owes persons with whom he is in privity of contract. However, the author ...
    • An Accused has No Constitutional Right in Texas to Representation Partially Pro Se and Partially by Counsel 

      Greene, W. Michael (Texas Tech Law Review, 1977)
      Summarizes the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals’ case Landers v. States. The court in Landers held that Texas did not recognize a constitutional right to hybrid representation—representation partially by counsel and partially ...
    • Action for Damages Under Child Support Agreements Cognizable in District Court 

      T.S.L. (Texas Tech Law Review, 1977)
      Examines Texas Civil Appeals court case, Adwan v. Adwan. Mirlah Adwan sued her former husband Kenneth Adwan in a district court of Dallas County seeking damages for his failure to comply with a child support agreement ...
    • Ademption by Extinction: Smiting Lord Thurlow’s Ghost 

      Paulus, John C. (Texas Tech Law Review, 1971)
      Compares two theories of interpretation of a testamentary gift. The identity doctrine, articulated by Lord Thurlow in 1786 and still the majority rule, dictates that an identified asset that is not held by the testator at ...
    • Administrative Law and Procedure 

      Crowley, Michael J. (Texas Tech Law Review, 1977)
      Surveys recent Fifth Circuit cases which involve significant rulings pertaining to administrative law and procedure. The author includes a brief introduction which explains the organization of the survey and some insight ...
    • Administrative Law and Procedure 

      Mills, Donald W. (Texas Tech Law Review, 1978)
      Surveys United States Court of Appeals cases for the Fifth Circuit’s administrative procedure decisions and administrative law decisions affecting the Federal Power Commission for the period from September 1, 1976, through ...
    • Administrative Law and Procedure 

      Swann, Tommy J. (Texas Tech Law Review, 1979)
      Surveys administrative law and procedure decisions from the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit for the period from September 1, 1977, through June 30, 1978. This survey covers cases relating to administrative ...
    • Administrative Law and Procedure 

      Cook, Kevin J.; Mendel, Mark (Texas Tech Law Review, 1981)
      Survey of administrative law and procedure decisions from the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit for the period from July 1, 1979, through June 30, 1980. This survey covers cases relating to administrative ...
    • Administrative Law: Survey 

      Schleier, Sue (Texas Tech Law Review, 1976)
      A survey covering the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit’s administrative law decisions for the period from September 1, 1974, through August 31, 1975. These administrative decisions are based on a wide ...
    • Admiralty 

      Hagood, Gene S. (Texas Tech Law Review, 1977)
      Surveys recent Fifth Circuit cases involving new or significant issues related to admiralty and maritime law. Three of the survey cases are discussed under this survey's first subdivision, Expansion in the Moragne/Gaudet ...
    • Admiralty 

      Acomb, Robert B., Jr. (Texas Tech Law Review, 1975)
      Examines the increasing caseload burden that is a result of maritime litigation. Which is increasing due to oil development in the gulf. The author suggests that the 5th Circuit should continue to define and limit the scope ...
    • Admiralty 

      Weathered, Frank (Texas Tech Law Review, 1978)
      Surveys United States Court of Appeals cases for the Fifth Circuit’s decisions from September 1, 1976, through August 31, 1977 on admiralty law. The survey covers litigation on several topics including the 1972 amendments ...
    • Admiralty 

      Bracken, Larry; Huddleston, Ed (Texas Tech Law Review, 1979)
      Survey of United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit’s decisions for the period from September 1, 1977, through June 30, 1978 on admiralty law. The survey covers litigation on several topics including cargo, ...
    • Admiralty 

      Davison, D. D’Lyn (Texas Tech Law Review, 1981)
      Survey of United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit’s decisions from July 1, 1979, through June 30, 1980 on admiralty law. While the Fifth Circuit attempted to eliminate inconsistencies and to provide guidance ...
    • Admiralty 

      Boone, Billy W. (Texas Tech Law Review, 1980)
      Discusses the Fifth Circuit’s decisions concerning admiralty law and the important cases that helped shape the law. The four areas affected were: (1) the recovery of attorney’s fees from a compensation carrier (2) the ...
    • Admiralty: Introduction 

      Acomb, Robert B., Jr. (Texas Tech Law Review, 1976)
      An introduction to the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit survey of admiralty law for the period from September 1, 1974, through August 31, 1975. The author gives a brief summary of the maritime appeals ...