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    • Adapt of Philadelphia v. Philadelphia Housing Authority: The Third Circuit Correctly Determined Prematurely Appealed Discovery Orders Could Not Later Ripen with Subsequent Entry of Final Judgment but Failed to Examine the Validity of the Criticized Cape May Greene Rule 

      Smeltzer, Katrina L. (Creighton Law Review. vol. 40, pg. 807 )
      INTRODUCTION|By statute, the United States federal appellate courts only have jurisdiction to hear appeals from final judgments. However, Federal Rule of Appellate Procedure 4(a)(2) ("Fed. R. App. P. 4(a)(2)") allows certain ...
    • Adding the First Amendment to the Fire: Cross Burning and Hate Crime Laws 

      Degan, Michael S. (Creighton Law Review. vol. 26, pg. 1109 )
      INTRODUCTION|Four Caucasian men attack two Latino youths when the pair attempt to use a pay phone outside a convenience store. One of the assailants repeatedly slams the store's metal-framed door against the head of one ...
    • Additional Articles Available 

      Unknown author (Creighton Law Review. vol. 13, pg. 1504 )
    • Adequate Protection of Opportunity Cost after In Re Briggs 

      Anderson, Terry (Creighton Law Review. vol. 19, pg. 765 )
      INTRODUCTION|When a debtor files a petition under Chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code, the initial goal is usually to obtain a respite from creditors and their collection efforts. The principal means by which the Bankruptcy ...
    • Adjusting to Comparative Negligence in Nebraska 

      Grossman, Barry S. (Creighton Law Review. vol. 25, pg. 423 )
      FIRST PARAGRAPH(S)|With the adoption of Nebraska Legislative Bill Eighty-Eight, Nebraska becomes one of the last states to adopt comparative negligence. The term "comparative negligence" is misleading, however, as Nebraska ...
    • Administrative Civil Commitment: The Ins and Outs of the Nebraska System 

      Peters, Geoffrey W.; Teply, Larry L.; Wunsch, James S.; Zimmerman, Joel (Creighton Law Review. vol. 9, pg. 266 )
      FIRST PARAGRAPH(S)|Current civil commitment standards and procedures in Nebraska and elsewhere have stimulated substantial debate, proposals for change, and litigation. Much of the legal literature and debate, however, has ...
    • Administrative Civil Commitment: The Nebraska Experience and Legislative Reform under the Nebraska Mental Health Commitment Act of 1976 

      Peters, Geoffrey W.; Teply, Larry L.; Wunsch, James S.; Zimmerman, Joel (Creighton Law Review. vol. 10, pg. 243 )
      INTRODUCTION|For many years the standards and procedures for the commitment of the mentally ill have reflected the view that the commitment process should be a scientific determination which is best made by trained medical ...
    • Administrative Law 

      Dougherty, Sandra L. (Creighton Law Review. vol. 14, pg. 157 )
      FIRST PARAGRAPH(S)|During the survey period, the Nebraska Supreme Court clarified its policy towards injunctions and writs of mandamus in two administrative law cases. By writing instructive opinions in Meyer v. Colin and ...
    • Administrative Law 

      Plucheck, Charlane J. (Creighton Law Review. vol. 15, pg. 127 )
      FIRST PARAGRAPH(S)|During the survey period, the Nebraska Supreme Court clarified Nebraska's policy in two areas of administrative law. In the case of Southwestern Bank & Trust Co. v. Department of Banking & Finance, the ...
    • Administrative Law 

      Naughtin, Anthony C. (Creighton Law Review. vol. 13, pg. 1128 )
      FIRST PARAGRAPH(S)|Each year the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit conducts extensive judicial review of administrative agency action involving the various departments, agencies and commissions of the ...
    • Administrative Law - Supreme Court Review 

      Unknown author (Creighton Law Review. vol. 12, pg. 71 )
      FIRST PARAGRAPH(S)|During the last term the Nebraska Supreme Court determined several new points of administrative law and clarified others. The cases discussed herein are classified according to the regulatory agency ...
    • Administrative Law - Supreme Court Review 

      Unknown author (Creighton Law Review. vol. 13, pg. 122 )
      FIRST PARAGRAPH(S)|During the survey period the Nebraska Supreme Court determined some new points of administrative law and clarified others. The cases discussed herein are classified according to the regulatory agency ...
    • Administrative Law - Supreme Court Review 

      Unknown author (Creighton Law Review. vol. 9, pg. 2 )
      FIRST PARAGRAPH(S)|In two cases decided during the survey period, the Nebraska Supreme Court affirmed decisions of the Court of Industrial Relations. Both cases involved a school board appealing from an order affecting ...
    • Administrative Law - Supreme Court Review 

      Unknown author (Creighton Law Review. vol. 10, pg. 2 )
      FIRST PARAGRAPH(S)|During the past year the Nebraska Supreme Court considered several issues in the area of administrative law. Most of these decisions did little to alter existing Nebraska law. The court did, however, ...
    • Administrative Law - Supreme Court Review 

      Unknown author (Creighton Law Review. vol. 11, pg. 2 )
      FIRST PARAGRAPH(S)|During the last term the Nebraska Supreme Court determined several new points of administrative law and clarified others. In addition the court affirmed a number of administrative decisions finding ...
    • Administrative Law and Social Security 

      Pollak, Oliver B. (Creighton Law Review. vol. 14, pg. 963 )
      FIRST PARAGRAPH(S)|The United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit heard at least thirty-four appeals during 1980 related to administrative law and social security. Twenty-five of the cases emanated from the ...
    • Admirality 

      Lorenzo, Philip S. (Creighton Law Review. vol. 13, pg. 1155 )
      FIRST PARAGRAPH(S)|The Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals decided several admiralty cases in 1979. The cases dealt with salvage, workman's compensation, maritime torts, and admiralty jurisdiction. One case which deals with ...
    • Admiralty - The Navigability Requirement for Admiralty Jurisdiction 

      Burkholder, Vaughn (Creighton Law Review. vol. 14, pg. 983 )
      FIRST PARAGRAPH(S)|Among the admiralty cases decided by the Eighth Circuit during this survey period, one case dealing with the scope of admiralty jurisdiction is particularly significant. Several considerations make ...
    • Admissibility of a Conspirator's Guilty Plea in the Trial of a Co-Conspirator: United States v. Kroh, The 

      Jackson, Joan C. (Creighton Law Review. vol. 24, pg. 995 )
      INTRODUCTION|Jurisdictions allow evidence of a conspirator's guilty plea to be admitted for limited purposes in the trial of a co-conspirator. For example, a conspirator's guilty plea may be admissible as evidence of his ...
    • Admissibility of Expert Testimony - Priest v. McConnell and Tank v. Peterson 

      Bolln, Christine Mullaney (Creighton Law Review. vol. 19, pg. 407 )
      INTRODUCTION|Recently, in two contradictory decisions, the Nebraska Supreme Court stirred the muddied waters surrounding the admissibility of expert testimony. In the first of these cases, Priest v. McConnell, the supreme ...