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    • Samuel Burk Burnett and the 6666 Ranch 

      Kennedy, Damon W. (2006-08)
      Samuel Burk Burnett was born in Missouri in 1849. He migrated to Texas prior to the Civil War and became one of the most influential Texas cattlemen. A complex figure, Burnett played a crucial role in the growth and ...
    • Section 1988 Attorney Fee Awards in the Fifth Circuit 

      Cochran, George Colvin (Texas Tech Law Review, 1984)
      The seminal case, Johnson v. Georgia Highway Express, Inc., set out the twelve factor test in awarding attorney fees. Since then, the Fifth Circuit has taken a confusing approach to its interpretation of Johnson. The author ...
    • Recent Changes in the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure: Prescriptions to Ease the Pain? 

      Agnew, Randy L. (Texas Tech Law Review, 1984)
      Discusses the changes brought about by the 1983 amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure. These changes brought about controversial changes to the certification of motions and other papers by attorneys, pretrial ...
    • Legislative Vetoes and the Administrative Process: A Constitutional and Operational Analysis 

      Hutchins, Matthew (Texas Tech Law Review, 1984)
      Discusses the definition, purpose, and history of the legislative veto. The author states, “The purpose behind legislative vetoes, to maintain the balance of power between the executive and legislative branches of government, ...
    • Labor Law 

      Collins, Jacquelin (Texas Tech Law Review, 1984)
      Survey of United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit from July 1, 1982 through June 30, 1983. During the survey period, the Fifth Circuit addressed a number of cases dealing with enforcing the decisions of the ...
    • Introduction to the Texas Property Code 

      Davis, Richard D., Jr. (Texas Tech Law Review, 1984)
      Introduces the reader to the new Texas Property Code. It is not a critical analysis of the codification. Rather, it is intended to acquaint the reader with the format and organization of the codified sections and to explain ...
    • Introduction 

      Unknown author (Texas Tech Law Review, 1984)
      Introduces the tenth survey of the Texas Tech Law Review. Notes that the emphasis is on significant decision, analyzing trends, breakthrough, inconsistencies, or reversals in the law. The hope is to provide useful information ...
    • Intellectual Property 

      Pappas, Nicholas S. (Texas Tech Law Review, 1984)
      Survey of United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit from July 1, 1982 through June 30, 1983. During the survey period, a majority of the Fifth Circuit's decisions involving copyrights, patents, trademarks, and ...
    • Identity of Products Precludes Application of Offensive Collateral Estoppel in Asbestos Litigation 

      Marsh, Michael K. (Texas Tech Law Review, 1984)
      Discusses asbestos litigation. The author notes the potentially large number of asbestos cases, potentially two million claims to be litigated over the next thirty years. This article examines the use of collateral estoppel, ...
    • Gertz and the Common Law of Defamation: Of Fault, Nonmedia Defendants, and Conditional Privileges 

      Watkins, John J.; Schwartz, Charles W. (Texas Tech Law Review, 1984)
      While Gertz "touched nearly every facet of a defamation case," it left open a variety of important questions, two of which are the focus of this article: (1) the applicability of the "no liability without fault" requirement ...
    • From "Horse and Buggy" To "Horseless Carriage" – Texas Rolls Out Its New Venue Model: A Practitioner’s Guide To Article 1995 

      Campbell, Alan L.; Haratsis, George C. (Texas Tech Law Review, 1984)
      On September 1, 1983, a bill amending the Texas venue statute, article 1995, became law, thereby creating drastic changes in Texas venue practice. In conjunction with the amendment, the Texas Supreme Court issued an order ...
    • Federal Rules of Evidence 

      Starnes, David W. (Texas Tech Law Review, 1984)
      Survey of United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit from July 1, 1982 through June 30, 1983. During the survey period, the Fifth Circuit addressed a number of cases interpreting the Federal Rules of Evidence. ...
    • Fair Market Value: A Primer for Texas Legal Practice 

      Goff, Gary A. (Texas Tech Law Review, 1984)
      This comment provides the Texas practitioner who lacks extensive accounting or appraisal background a better understanding of the definition and methods of valuation recognized by Texas courts. The overview is not intended ...
    • Environmental Law 

      Briggs, Timothy Ray (Texas Tech Law Review, 1984)
      Survey of United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit from July 1, 1982 through June 30, 1983. During the survey period, the Fifth Circuit addressed issues concerning two environmental statutes. This article will ...
    • Elimination of the Texas Cautionary Circumstantial Evidence Charge 

      Alley, Jeffrey S. (Texas Tech Law Review, 1984)
      Discusses the case of Hankins v. State where the Texas Criminal Appeals court upheld a conviction that was entirely bases on circumstantial evidence where the jury did not also hear a cautionary jury instruction. This ...
    • Disclaiming the Implied Warranties of Habitability and Good Workmanship in the Sale of New Houses: The Supreme Court of Texas and the Duty to Read the Contracts You Sign 

      Anderson, Roy Ryden (Texas Tech Law Review, 1984)
      Discusses the development of the implied warranties of habitability and good workmanship in the sale of new houses. The author impressed the importance of contemporary Texas Supreme Court opinions that emphasizes the ...
    • Dedication 

      White, Byron R. (Texas Tech Law Review, 1984)
      United States Supreme Court Justice, Bryon R. White, provides the dedication of the Fifth Circuit Surveys spanning the period from July 1, 1982, through June 30, 1983. Justice White praises the work of the Fifth Circuit ...
    • Criminal Law and Procedure 

      Clingman, Gary L.; Ritchie, Wesley G.; Thompson, Steven B. (Texas Tech Law Review, 1984)
      Survey of United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit’s criminal law and procedure decisions from July 1, 1982, through June 30, 1983. The survey includes only the more important Fifth Circuit decisions divided ...
    • Consumer Law 

      Briggs, Timothy Ray (Texas Tech Law Review, 1984)
      Survey of United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit’s consumer law decisions from July 1, 1982, through June 30, 1983. During the survey period, the Fifth Circuit addressed a number of cases dealing with consumer ...
    • Civil Rights 

      Howard, Carla A.; Jones, Elizabeth N.; Webb, Jan E. (Texas Tech Law Review, 1984)
      Survey of United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit’s decisions from July 1, 1982, through June 30, 1983 on civil rights. The Fifth Circuit considered numerous cases involving civil rights claims during the ...