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Short summaries of interesting happenings in the world of estate planning.
Web Meets the Will: Estate Planning for Digital Assets
As a general rule, personal property falls into two major categories—tangible and intangible. Recently, many have started to use a subdivision of personal property known as “digital assets.” Most attorneys are not sure ...
Case Law Update: 2010
This article discusses judicial developments relating to the Texas law of intestacy, wills, estate administration, trusts, and other estate planning matters. The article covers approximately twenty-five cases that were ...
The Heritage Guide to the Constitution: Fully Revised Second Edition
(Regnery Publishing, 2014-09)
A short synopsis of Congress’ power to create uniform weights and measures standards. This power derives from the Weights and Measures clause of the U.S. Constitution. Congress was urged to create uniform weights and ...
It's Debatable: Is America exceptional?
(Lubbock Avalanche-Journal, 2013-10-06)
Don May, an independent blogger on lubbockonline.com, and Arnold Loewy, the George Killam Professor of Criminal Law at the Texas Tech School of Law, debate the concept of American Exceptionalism.
Keeping Current: Probate, March/April 2013
A look at selected recent cases, rulings and regulations, literature, and legislation.
It's Debatable: Is commerce clause too broad?
(Lubbock Avalanche-Journal, 2014-06-13)
Arnold Loewy, the George Killam Professor of Criminal Law at the Texas Tech School of Law, and Don May, an independent blogger for lubbockonline.com, debate the Commerce Clause.
Explanation of the Anti-Injunction Act Issue in HHS v. Florida
(American Bar Association Preview of United States Supreme Court Cases, 2012)
This short article sorts through and reviews all the arguments surrounding the issue of whether the Anti-Injunction Act, 26 USC §7421 (AIA), bars the federal courts from hearing constitutional challenges to the Patient ...
Effectively Updating ‘Effectively Representing’
This is a book review whose main point is to note how the IRS Restructuring Act of 1998 created a new institutional voice: that of Low Income Tax Clinics. The fine treatise edited by T. Keith Fogg, entitled “Effectively ...
2011 Texas Estate Planning Legislative Update
(Estate Planning Developments for Texas Professionals, 2011-11)
A brief summary of laws enacted by the 2011 Texas legislative session. Topics addressed include the Texas estates code, wills, estate administration, trusts, and other estate planning matters.