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Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/trusts_estates_prof/
  • Apr 24

    Are You Financially Ready to Live To 100?

    Are You Financially Ready to Live To 100?
    As life expectancies generally continue to increase, individual investors have some growing concerns about outliving their savings. Globally, over 50% of wealthy investors expect to live for at least 100 years, which can lead to financial…
  • Apr 24

    Book on Wills, Trusts, and Estates, Tenth Edition

    Book on Wills, Trusts, and Estates, Tenth Edition
    Robert H. Sitkoff and the late Jesse Dukeminier recently published a book entitled Wills, Trusts, and Estates, Tenth Edition. This updated edition features a new section on digital wills, trust decanting, as well as updated and expanded…
  • Apr 23

    Article on Fiduciary Principles in Trust Law

    Article on Fiduciary Principles in Trust Law
    Robert H. Sitkoff published an Article entitled, Fiduciary Principles in Trust Law, Wills, Trusts, & Estates Law eJournal (2018). Provided below is an abstract of the Article: This book chapter, prepared for the forthcoming Oxford…
Rank this Week: 48

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/
  • Nov 13

    KY Governor-Elect Bevin and Health Care Federalism Post-ACA

    KY Governor-Elect Bevin and Health Care Federalism Post-ACA
    Matt Bevin will soon become Kentucky's Republican Governor, which has created consternation regarding his plans for discontinuing Kentucky's successful implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). While on the campaign trail,…
  • Oct 30

    News from the AALS Section on Law, Medicine and Health Care

    News from the AALS Section on Law, Medicine and Health Care
    The AALS Section on Law, Medicine & Health Care has issued a call for nominations for section officers. The Section would like to encourage anyone who is a faculty member at an AALS member school to apply. The Section is...
  • Aug 15

    A Very Special 'The Week in Health Law' Podcast

    A Very Special 'The Week in Health Law' Podcast
    By Nicolas Terry TWIHL presents its first Back to School Special. We asked some wonderful health lawyers what were the compelling additions to this Fall’s health law curriculum. The answers are diverse and fascinating. To hear their…
Rank this Week: 104

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/
  • Apr 22

    Tax Abuse Rampant in Nonprofits, IRS Say

    Tax Abuse Rampant in Nonprofits, IRS Say
    In his article Albert Crenshaw discusses tax abuse in nonprofit organizations. He explains that the IRS is finding problems with every type of nonprofit organization, from charities to pension plans. He also says that the IRS has no precise…
  • Apr 22

    Charities and Political Activity-Steering Clear of Risks in an Election Year

    Charities and Political Activity-Steering Clear of Risks in an Election Year
    In this article, Joan Renner discusses how charities can engage in political activity while maintaining tax-exempt status. She first explains that board members and CEOs of nonprofits must speak as individuals and not as the nonprofit itself.…
  • Apr 20

    Key Tax Reform Issues for Nonprofit Membership Organization

    Key Tax Reform Issues for Nonprofit Membership Organization
    In this article, Robert Logan discusses the new Tax Cuts and Jobs Act recently signed by President Trump. He begins by explaining that the new act contains features that adversely affect many nonprofit organizations. He first discusses how…
Rank this Week: 422

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/
  • Apr 24

    Good Litigating is Good Teaching: Mastering Your Case-in-Chief

    Good Litigating is Good Teaching: Mastering Your Case-in-Chief
    This is the third post in the "Good Litigating is Good Teaching" series. Part One: Introduction Part Two: Getting a Good Start Part Three: Mastering Your Case-in-Chief After the jury is empaneled and the opening statements have…
  • Apr 23

    Finish Strong on Final

    Finish Strong on Final
    Graduation is right around the corner. Party planning has begun, and thoughts of bar prep are put off until after enjoying the festivities. Senioritis is at an all-time high. 3-4 years of exhaustion is taking a toll. I completely…
  • Apr 19

    NCBE Reports February 2018 Average MBE Bar Exam Score

    NCBE Reports February 2018 Average MBE Bar Exam Score
    The National Conference of Bar Examiners (NCBE) has indicated that the national average MBE multiple-choice scaled score for the February 2018 bar exam declined once again. As illustrated in the chart below, the MBE score has declined from…
Rank this Week: 600

The Reporter

The Reporter

Covers legal research. By the Texas Tech Law Library.

https://texastechlawlibrary.wordpress.com
  • Apr 24

    CQ Magazine: Previous Issue

    CQ Magazine: Previous Issue
    This is the fourth in a four part series blog post spotlighting the Congressional Quarterly Magazine. Each issue of CQContinue Reading
  • Apr 17

    Summer Excellence in Legal Research Program Schedule

    Summer Excellence in Legal Research Program Schedule
    Summer ELR Registration opens on Monday, April 23rd at 8:00am.  If you’re going to be here in Lubbock this summer,Continue Reading
  • Apr 10

    CQ Magazine: Current Issue

    CQ Magazine: Current Issue
    This is the third of a four part series blog post spotlighting Congressional Quarterly Magazine. The current issue content is locatedContinue Reading
Rank this Week: 1818

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/
  • Apr 24

    How and Why is the American Punishment System “Exceptional”?

    How and Why is the American Punishment System “Exceptional”?
    Kevin Reitz, American Exceptionalism in Crime and Punishment (2018). Christopher Slobogin Anyone interested in American criminal justice has to wonder why we have so many more people in prison—in absolute as well as relative…
  • Apr 23

    More Amicus Briefing?

    More Amicus Briefing?
    Scott Dodson, Should the Rules Committees Have an Amicus Role?, 104 Va. L. Rev. 1 (2018). Lumen N. Mulligan JOTWELL readers do not need me to tell them that Scott Dodson is a leading voice in jurisdiction and procedure. His most recent…
  • Apr 20

    Corporate Political Activism 5.0

    Corporate Political Activism 5.0
    Elizabeth Pollman & Jordan M. Barry, Regulatory Entrepreneurship, 90 S. Cal. L. Rev. 383 (2017), available at SSRN. Omari Simmons Regulatory Entrepreneurship by Elizabeth Pollman and Jordan Barry provides a must-read…
Rank this Week: 3117

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/
  • Apr 24

    What Happens to Your Appeal When You Don't Follow the Rules of Appellate Procedure?

    What Happens to Your Appeal When You Don't Follow the Rules of Appellate Procedure?
    Simple. Your appeal gets dismissed. Ammar v. Schiller DuCanto and Fleck LLP, 2017 IL App (1st ) 162931, 419 Ill. Dec. 541, 93 N.E.3d 660. The appellate brief in Ammar failed to cite the record and failed to cite supporting...
  • Apr 22

    JALWD Editorial Board

    JALWD Editorial Board
    The Association of Legal Writing Directors (ALWD) has announced that Dr. JoAnne Sweeny (Louisville) will be the new co-Editor-in-Chief of Legal Communication & Rhetoric: JALWD, the legal-writing journal published by ALWD. Dr. Sweeny is…
  • Apr 19

    Save the Date: 2019 Applied Legal Storytelling Conference in Boulder, Colorado

    Save the Date: 2019 Applied Legal Storytelling Conference in Boulder, Colorado
    The Legal Writing Institute and the Clinical Legal Education Association have announced that the 2019 Applied Legal Storytelling Conference will be hosted by the Rocky Mountain Legal Writing Scholarship Group—a consortium of faculty…
Rank this Week: 3930

The Ginger Law Librarian

The Ginger Law Librarian

The Ginger Law Librarian discusses all things law libraries, legal research and writing, and law schools.

http://gingerlibrarian.blogspot.com
  • Apr 17

    Aligning the Law Library Strategic Plan Directly with "Program of Legal Education"

    Aligning the Law Library Strategic Plan Directly with "Program of Legal Education"
    In addition to ABA Standard Chapter 6 concerns, as the ABA continues to focus on a law school's "program of legal education," it is wise for law libraries to take note and align their strategic plans directly with the "program of legal…
  • Mar 22

    Proposed Change to ABA Standard 601: Written Assessment of Law Library Effectivene

    Proposed Change to ABA Standard 601: Written Assessment of Law Library Effectivene
    The recent proposed change to ABA Standard 601(a)(3), calls for the removal of a written assessment of the effectiveness of the library in achieving its mission and realizing its established goals. Standard 601. Library and Information…
  • Feb 15

    Empirical Study Shows Algorithmic Bias in Library Discovery Layer

    Empirical Study Shows Algorithmic Bias in Library Discovery Layer
    Discussions surrounding algorithmic bias are fairly common. We've even seen discussion of algorithmic bias in library discovery tools. Most of this discussion, though, has been theoretical. In what is purportedly the first empirical…
Rank this Week: 1839