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  • Wicker, Jeremy Charles (Florida State University Law Review, 1973)
    Professors Wicker and Moore tackle the seemingly age-old problem of gridlock in the courts. They provide the following suggestions: 1) original jurisdiction should implement the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure; 2) venue ...
  • Baker, Thomas E. (Litigation, 1985)
    In this article, Professor Baker analogizes a litigator’s task in understanding federal jurisdiction to a fencing match because of the special art and form required for both activities. Because federal courts are courts ...
  • Larkin, Murl A. (Texas Tech Law Review, 1975)
    The following legislative and drafting history of the new federal rules is compiled from the detailed notes of the Advisory Committee appointed by the Chief Justice of the United States, notes and comments of the House ...
  • Phelan, Marilyn E. (Texas Tech Law Review, 1991)
    The Fifth Circuit issued opinions in twenty-eight cases involving federal taxation issues during the current survey period. Most of the cases decided tax procedure issues; seven of the cases, however, involved tax evasion. ...
  • Phelan, Marilyn E. (1994)
    The Fifth Circuit issued opinions in twenty-nine cases involving federal taxation issues during the current survey period. An analysis of the decisions leads to the conclusion that the court has abandoned the previous ...
  • Phelan, Marilyn E. (Texas Tech Law Review, 1993)
    The Fifth Circuit issued twenty-two decisions involving federal taxation issues during the survey period. The court dealt with an expansive realm of issues but issued few unprecedented rulings. Still, the court did render ...
  • Phelan, Marilyn E. (Texas Tech Law Review, 1990)
    The Fifth Circuit issued opinions in twenty cases involving federal taxation questions during the current survey period. The cases involved a wide spectrum of issues; a few involved unprecedented issues. The court rendered ...
  • Phelan, Marilyn E. (Texas Tech Law Review, 1989)
    The Fifth Circuit decided fifteen cases involving federal taxation issues during the current survey period. A few of the cases involved unprecedented issues. One case established that an employee may bring a tort action ...
  • Phelan, Marilyn E. (1988)
    The Fifth Circuit issued decisions in twenty-seven cases involving federal taxation issues during the current survey period. Most of the cases involved tax procedure; few covered any unprecedented issues. Some of the tax ...
  • Larkin, Murl A. (Clark Boardman Company, Ltd., 1986)
    The most significant portion of the law of evidence not covered by the Federal Rules of Evidence is that governing evidentiary privileges. It is the purpose of this work to examine and record the development of the law ...
  • Zanglein, Jayne Elizabeth (Texas Tech Law Review, 2000)
    The Fifth Circuit's 1999 term was action packed with significant employee benefit issues. The court abrogated Burks v. Amerada Hess Corp., limited Pierre v. Connecticut General Life Insurance Co., issued one en banc decision, ...
  • Soonpaa, Nancy (Texas Tech Law Review, 2003)
    In the 2001-2002 term, the Fifth Circuit considered and decided thirty four cases related to civil rights issues. This article serves to survey and summarize those cases. Its purpose is not to critique those cases; rather, ...
  • Laughlin, Angela M. (Texas Tech Law Review, 2005)
    During the Survey Period, the Fifth Circuit dealt with several challenges to the validity of sentence enhancements and departures from the Federal Sentencing Guidelines (the Guidelines). The most significant trends were ...
  • Hatfield, Michael (Texas Tech Law Review, 2007)
    2005-2006 Survey of Fifth Circuit tax cases.
  • Casto, William R. (Boston College Law Review, 1985)
    This note discusses the historical basis for congressional control of federal court jurisdiction. Professor Casto considers the system of federal courts created by the first Congress, giving special emphasis to the private ...
  • Soonpaa, Nancy (The Second Draft, 2001)
    Professor Soonpaa explains five exercises that aid students in better grasping the art of writing persuasively.
  • Loewy, Arnold H. (North Carolina Law Review, 1989)
    This essay discusses Texas v. Johnson. In Johnson, a 5-4 majority of the Supreme Court of the United States upheld a protester’s right to burn the American flag on First Amendment grounds. Professor Loewy contends that the ...
  • Jarmon, Amy L. (2009)
    Professor Jarmon encourages students to evaluate their study habits and suggests a handful of questions students should ask themselves to analyze their habits.
  • Casto, William R. (2004)
    In theory the federal courts might play a significant role in formulating foreign policy and in resolving disputes related to foreign policy, but from the earliest days of the Republic, they seldom have. Instead federal ...
  • Krahmer, John (Commercial Law Journal, 1981)
    The unsettled economic conditions of recent years have reintroduced a special risk in commercial paper and banking transactions which cross international boundaries. The basic problem is that an instrument made payable in ...