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New Hampshire Supreme Court cites Zoning Finality by Sterk & Brunelle

On October 12, 2011, the New Hampshire Supreme Court issued its opinion in the case of Brandt Development Co. v. City of Somersworth (2011 WL 4844422). The court quoted Stewart E. Sterk & Kimberly J. Brunelle, Zoning Finality: Reconceptualizing Res Judicata … Continue reading

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Eugene Volokh Discusses Andrew Blair-Stanek’s Article Twombly is the Logical Extension of the Mathews v. Eldridge Test to Discovery on The Volokh Conspiracy

Read Professor Volokh’s commentary on the article’s “enlightening” title at The Volokh Conspiracy. 62 Fla. L. Rev. 1 (2010) |   |   |   | ABSTRACT :: The Supreme Court’s 2007 decision in Bell Atlantic Corp. v. Twombly has … Continue reading

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Frances H. Foster, Should Pets Inherit?

63 Fla. L. Rev. 801 (2011)|  | | ARTICLE :: On August 20, 2007, billionaire hotelier Leona Helmsley died, survived by her brother, four grandchildren, twelve great-grandchildren, and her beloved companion of eight years, a white Maltese dog named Trouble. One … Continue reading

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Shannon Weeks McCormack, Too Close to Home: Limiting the Organizations Subsidized by the Charitable Deduction to Those in Economic Need

63 Fla. L. Rev. 857 (2011)|  | | ARTICLE :: The charitable deduction allows taxpayers to deduct amounts donated to organizations pursuing statutorily designated purposes from their otherwise taxable income. By lowering the after-tax cost of giving and encouraging taxpayers to … Continue reading

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Kit Johnson, The Wonderful World of Disney Visas

63 Fla. L. Rev. 915 (2011)|  | | ARTICLE :: International workers play an important role in perpetuating the carefully crafted fantasy that to visit the Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Florida is to be transported to far-off destinations around … Continue reading

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Kimon Korres, Bankrupting Bankruptcy: Circumventing Chapter 11 Protections Through Manipulation of the Business Justification Standard in § 363 Asset Sales, and a Refined Standard to Safeguard Against Abuse

63 Fla. L. Rev. 959 (2011)|  | | NOTE :: Of the twenty largest public company bankruptcy filings from 1980 to the present, seventeen have taken place since 2001, and ten of those seventeen were filed between March of 2007 and … Continue reading

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