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Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/trusts_estates_prof/
  • Jul 25

    Samsung Heirs Faced with a $6 Billion Inheritance Tax

    Samsung Heirs Faced with a $6 Billion Inheritance Tax
    As I have previously discussed, heirs of Samsung Electronics Group’s founder face a $6 billion inheritance tax bill. Samsung Group chairman Lee Kun Hee, 72, is a legendary figure who turned Samsung Electronics into a powerful conglomerate.…
  • Jul 25

    When Death Occurs Mid-Divorce

    When Death Occurs Mid-Divorce
    A scenario commonly encountered within estate planning is when an individual dies while negotiating a separation agreement with their spouse, or when in the midst of divorce proceedings. While a divorce order will void specific bequests to a…
  • Jul 25

    Secret Estate Planning May Lead to Family Strife

    Secret Estate Planning May Lead to Family Strife
    A recent survey shows that more people are keeping up with updating their wills than keeping their children up to date with their estate planning decisions. The survey covered wealthy investors, and showed that while only 54% have had the...
Rank this Week: 21

Legal Writing Prof Blog

Legal Writing Prof Blog

Edited by Nancy Soonpaa, Mark E. Wojcik, Judith D. Fischer, Dustin Benham, Lori D. Johnson and Kristen E. Murray.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legalwriting/
  • Jul 24

    Plagiarism Story: New York Times, Front Page, Above the Fold

    Plagiarism Story: New York Times, Front Page, Above the Fold
    Legal writing professors often use prominent examples of plagiarism to warn their students about its dangers and how to avoid plagiarism. (Quick answer: cite whenever you use the words or ideas of others, keep good notes so you can do...
  • Jul 22

    New ALWD-LWI survey results are available

    New ALWD-LWI survey results are available
    The results of the 2014 ALWD-LWI survey are now available! The report can be found on both the LWI and ALWD websites. Previous surveys have provided us with information about other law schools and have been influential in helping to...
  • Jul 20

    Honoring Leaders in Legal Writing

    Honoring Leaders in Legal Writing
    The gala held during the Legal Writing Institute Conference in Boston celebrated various individuals who have worked in the legal writing for more than 30 years or who helped found the field. Here, for example, is the tribute slide to...
Rank this Week: 142

Nonprofit Law Prof Blog

Nonprofit Law Prof Blog

Covers federal and state laws and cases affecting non-profits. Edited by David A. Brennen, Darryll K. Jones, Johnny Rex Buckles, John D. Colombo, Susan N. Gary, Vaughn E. James, Thomas A. Kelley III, Lloyd H. Mayer, Nancy A. McLaughlin, Nicholas A. Mirkay, Karla W. Simon, Sophie E. Smyth, Alice M. Thomas, Elaine Waterhouse Wilson, and Miranda Perry Fleischer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/nonprofit/
  • Jul 25

    $650 Million Gift to Study Genetics of Psychiatric Disorder

    $650 Million Gift to Study Genetics of Psychiatric Disorder
    The Chronicle of Philanthropy is commenting on billionaire businessman Ted Stanley's recent $650-million pledge to the Broad Institute to study the genetics of psychiatric disorders. The pledge is one of the largest individual donations ever…
  • Jul 23

    Eisenberg: Start Campaign to Curtail Excessive Trustee Fee

    Eisenberg: Start Campaign to Curtail Excessive Trustee Fee
    Writing in yesterday's Chronicle of Philanthropy, Pablo Eisenberg, a senior fellow at the Center for Public and Nonprofit Leadership at the Georgetown Public Policy Institute, calls on nonprofits to start a campaign to ask Congress and the…
  • Jul 23

    School of Philanthropy Dean Search Down to Two

    School of Philanthropy Dean Search Down to Two
    The Nonprofit Times is reporting that the search for someone to fill the shoes of retiring founding dean Eugene R. Tempel at the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy has been narrowed down to two candidates. The Times…
Rank this Week: 202

Health Law Prof Blog

Health Law Prof Blog

Edited by Katharine Van Tassel, Jennifer S. Bard, Leslie Francis, Nicole Huberfeld, Mary Munson, David Orentlicher, Frank Pasquale, Nicolas P. Terry and Vickie Williams.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/healthlawprof_blog/
  • Jul 24

    The $4 billion Medical Data Breach Case That Lost It’s Way

    The $4 billion Medical Data Breach Case That Lost It’s Way
    Cross-posted from Bill of Health Sutter Health v. Superior Court, 2014 WL 3589699 (Cal. App. 2014), is a medical data breach class action case that raises questions beyond the specifics of the Californian Confidentiality of Medical…
  • Jul 24

    More on Halbig

    More on Halbig
    Over at Balkinization, Abbe Gluck, Neil Siegel, and Joey Fishkin have excellent posts on what's wrong with the Halbig majority. Abbe's is especially important given that the majority wrongly agreed with the complainants that the exchange is…
  • Jul 23

    Circuit Split in One Day: Tax Credits, Halbig and King (or, The Latest ACA Headache)

    Circuit Split in One Day: Tax Credits, Halbig and King (or, The Latest ACA Headache)
    This will be cross-posted for a more general audience at ACSblog later today. Though it contains more background than most healthlawprof readers will need, analysis comes after the jump. The D.C. Circuit held in Halbig v. Burwell that the…
Rank this Week: 243

JOTWELL - The Journal of Things We…

JOTWELL - The Journal of Things We Like (Lots)

Edited by University of Miami School of Law Professor Michael Froomkin, The Journal of Things We Like (Lots)–JOTWELL–invites law professors to join us in filling a telling gap in legal scholarship by creating a space where legal academics will go to identify, celebrate, and discuss the best new legal scholarship.

http://jotwell.com/
  • Jul 25

    Recognition Without Consent

    Recognition Without Consent
    Erez Aloni, Deprivative Recognition, 61 UCLA L. Rev. 1276 (2014).Carlos BallRelationship recognition has been at the center of reform efforts in family law for the last two decades. Scholars and advocates alike have focused intently on…
  • Jul 23

    Getting Specific About the Financial Security Aspects of Health Insurance

    Getting Specific About the Financial Security Aspects of Health Insurance
    Allison K. Hoffman, Health Care Spending and Financial Security After the Affordable Care Act, N.C.L. Rev. (forthcoming), available at SSRN.Amy MonahanToo often, discussions about health insurance coverage are one-dimensional, and focus…
  • Jul 22

    Empiricism and Equality: Studying Fathers’ Right

    Empiricism and Equality: Studying Fathers’ Right
    Kelly A. Behre, Digging Beneath the Equality Language: The Influence of the Fathers’ Rights Movement on Intimate Partner Violence Public Policy Debates and Family Law Reform, 21 Wm. & Mary J.  Women &…
Rank this Week: 265

Law School Academic Support Blog

Law School Academic Support Blog

Edited by Rebecca Flanagan, Amy Jarmon, Daniel Weddle, Myra Orlen, Alex Ruskell, Bonnie Stepleton and Lisa Young.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/academic_support/
  • Jul 25

    Top Ten (Last Minute, Wacky, and Alarming) Bar Prep Question

    Top Ten (Last Minute, Wacky, and Alarming) Bar Prep Question
    I have compiled this list for those of you studying for the bar exam and for those of us helping applicants prepare for the bar exam because at this point in bar review, we all need a good laugh! FYI:...
  • Jul 23

    Bar Exam Home Stretch: Stay Motivated

    Bar Exam Home Stretch: Stay Motivated
    With less than a week until the bar exam, you are tired and just ready for this thing to end. However, you need to stay focused and keep going. You need some motivation, the psychological drive that compels you toward...
  • Jul 22

    Time Management: Telecommuting

    Time Management: Telecommuting
    I have reached a point where I find myself so short of time to do the tasks I really need to do every day that I am launching an experiment. I will telecommute one morning each week. Is it a...
Rank this Week: 652