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Recent Cases, Law Review Staff Dec 1960

Recent Cases, Law Review Staff

Vanderbilt Law Review

Recent Cases

Conflict of Laws--Implied Warranties Governed by Law of the State Most Closely Associated with the Contract

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Constitutional Law--Due Process--Absolute Statutory Prohibition of the Use of Contraceptives Not a Violation of Rights Secured by Fourteenth Amendment

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Constitutional Law--Freedoms of Speech and Press--Ordinance Prohibiting Distribution of Handbills Without Identification of Author Violates Fourteenth Amendment

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Contracts--Termination--Employment for Indefinite Duration not Terminable for Refusal of Employee to Commit Perjury

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Evidence--Federal Courts--Evidence Obtained by State Officers Through Unreasonable Search and Seizure Inadmissible in Federal Courts

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Judgments--Limitation of Overruling Decision to Parties Before the Court and to Causes of …


Conflict Of Laws -- 1960 Tennessee Survey, Elvin E. Overton Oct 1960

Conflict Of Laws -- 1960 Tennessee Survey, Elvin E. Overton

Vanderbilt Law Review

A well known text book on Conflict of Laws concludes its opening section with the sentence, "In brief, a Conflict of Laws problem arises whenever a foreign element gets into a legal question." If this definition is accepted, there were about twenty cases of Conflicts of Laws decided during the survey period, in the sense that foreign elements were shown to exist in the facts which appeared. In another sense, there were other cases in which it must be suspected that substantial "other state" contacts existed, but in which no express mention appears of such facts. On the other hand, …


Conflict Of Laws - Release In A Tort Action - Effect Of Lex Loci Delicti And Contractus, Stanley A. Williams May 1960

Conflict Of Laws - Release In A Tort Action - Effect Of Lex Loci Delicti And Contractus, Stanley A. Williams

Michigan Law Review

Plaintiff, defendant, and a third party were involved in a three-car collision in Virginia. Plaintiff settled an action against the third party's estate by executing a release, entered into in New York, in which plaintiff reserved any claims which he might have against the defendant. He then sued defendant, a resident of Pennsylvania, in a federal district court in Pennsylvania. The lower court, applying Virginia law to determine the effect of a release of one joint tortfeasor, dismissed plaintiff's action. On appeal, held, affirmed. The law of the place of the tort governs the effect of a release, not …


The Effects Of The Autonomy Of The Parties On The Validity Of Conflict-Of-Laws Sales Contracts, Louis C. James Apr 1960

The Effects Of The Autonomy Of The Parties On The Validity Of Conflict-Of-Laws Sales Contracts, Louis C. James

West Virginia Law Review

No abstract provided.


Conflict Of Laws--Interstate Status Of Divorce, H. S. S. Jr. Apr 1960

Conflict Of Laws--Interstate Status Of Divorce, H. S. S. Jr.

West Virginia Law Review

No abstract provided.


Book Review Of The Law Of Conflict Of Laws, Fred B. Devitt Jr. Mar 1960

Book Review Of The Law Of Conflict Of Laws, Fred B. Devitt Jr.

William & Mary Law Review

No abstract provided.


The Lex Fori - Basic Rule In The Conflict Of Laws, Albert A. Ehrenzweig Mar 1960

The Lex Fori - Basic Rule In The Conflict Of Laws, Albert A. Ehrenzweig

Michigan Law Review

The following summary of this thesis will show its essential connection with the progressing reform of the law of jurisdiction.


The Conflict Of Laws: A Comparative Study, Second Edition. Volume Two. Foreign Corporations: Torts: Contracts In General, Ernst Rabel Jan 1960

The Conflict Of Laws: A Comparative Study, Second Edition. Volume Two. Foreign Corporations: Torts: Contracts In General, Ernst Rabel

Michigan Legal Studies Series

The second volume of Ernst Rabel's comparative treatise on the conflict of laws was originally published in 1947. This new edition completes the plan to revise the first two volumes, as arranged with the approval of the author before his death on September 7, 1955. Pursuant to this plan, the present edition has been made possible through the continued support of the work by the University of Michigan Law School and the generous cooperation of the Max Planck-Institut für aüslindisches und internationales Privatrecht in Hamburg, in making available the competent services of a member of the staff of the Institut, …


Conflict Of Laws Problems Under The Uniform Commercial Code, Robert K. Cullen Jan 1960

Conflict Of Laws Problems Under The Uniform Commercial Code, Robert K. Cullen

Kentucky Law Journal

No abstract provided.