wnecmain Western New England Law Review:Law Review - Table of Contents Vol. 1

 

 

 

 

Vol. 1

1978-1979

 

 

 

 

ISSUE 1:

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MESSAGE FROM THE CHIEF JUSTICE
Warren E. Burger  iv

DEDICATION
The Board of Editors  v

ARTICLES

TRADE SECRET MISAPPROPRIATION: A LAWYER'S PRACTICAL APPROACH TO THE CASE LAW
Michael J. Hutter  1

THE LAW LIBRARY'S INSTITUTIONAL RESPONSE TO THE Pro Se PATRON: A POST-Faretta REVIEW
Robert H. Abrams and Donald J. Dunn  47

COMMENTS

THE STANDARD OF PROOF IN CIVIL COMMITMENT PROCEEDINGS IN MASSACHUSETTS: Superintendent of Worcester State Hospital v. Hagberg
William H. Abrashkin  71

THE INVENTORY SEARCH: THE AFTERMATH OF South Dakota v. Opperman
Philip F. Spillane  101

THE TOO OFTEN LATE ARRIVAL OF WISDOM, OR, WHAT TO DO WITH TRADE ACCOUNTS PAYABLE AND RECEIVABLE UNDER SECTION 357(c) OF THE INTERNAL REVENUE CODE
Sally King  133

NOTES

CIVIL RIGHTS—SECTION 1983—WRONGFUL DEATH ACTION—AVAILABILITY OF DAMAGES IN EXCESS OF THOSE PERMITTED UNDER STATE LAW—Jones v. Hildebrant, 550 P.2d 339 (Colo. 1976), cert. granted, 429 U.S. 1061, cert. dismissed, 432 U.S. 189 (1977) 
Michael J. Houlihan  149

HABEAS CORPUS—STATE CONTEMPORANEOUS OBJECTION RULE—EFFECT OF STATE PROCEDURAL DEFAULT ON AVAILABILITY OF FEDERAL HABEAS CORPUS REVIEW—Wainwright v. Sykes, 433 U.S. 72 (1977) 
John P. Letourneau  167

CONSTITUTIONAL CRIMINAL PROCEDURE—Miranda WARNINGS NOT REQUIRED WHERE THERE IS NO OBJECTIVE DETERMINATION OF "CUSTODY": EFFECT OF SUSPECT'S PAROLEE STATUS. Oregon v. Mathiason, 429 U.S. 492 (1977) 
John J. Bogdanski  189

CRIMINAL PROCEDURE—EVIDENCE—COCONSPIRATORS EXCEPTION—INDEPENDENT EVIDENCE REQUIREMENT—STATEMENTS BY ALLEGED COCONSPIRATORS MAY BE CONSIDERED BY TRIAL COURT IN ITS PRELIMINARY DETERMINATION OF ADMISSABILITY OF THOSE STATEMENTS—United States v. Martorano, 557 F.2d 1, aff'd on rehearing , 561 F.2d 406 (1st Cir. 1977), cert denied, 46 U.S.L.W. 3579 (March 21, 1978) 
Paul R. McCary  211

CORPORATE LAW—FREEZE-OUT MERGER—FREEZE-OUT OF MINORITY STOCKHOLDERS MUST HAVE VALID BUSINESS PURPOSE—Singer v. Magnavox Co., 380 A.2d 969 (Del. 1997) and Tanzer v. International General Industries, Inc., 379 A.2d 1121 (Del. 1977) 
Allan A. Campbell, Jr. 225

CONSTITUTIONAL LAW—DUE PROCESS—LIBERTY INTEREST IN FOSTER FAMILIES REQUIRES CONSTITUTIONAL PROTECTION IN CHILD REMOVAL PROCEEDINGS—Smith v. Organization of Foster Families for Equality & Reform, 431 U.S. 816 (1977) 
David Ian Schoen  239

ISSUE 2:

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ARTICLES

THE CONSTITUTION AND THE RULE OF LAW
Raoul Berger  261

MASSACHUSETTS DIVORCE PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE
Hon. Gerald D. McLellan  277

ABUSE OF GUARDIANSHIP LAWS IN THE "DEPROGRAMMING CONTEXT"
Shelley Kay Parker  329

LAWYER ADVERTISING: THE PRACTICAL EFFECTS OF BATES
Kenneth Bennett 
349

NOTES

THE ACT OF STATE DOCTRINE APPLIED TO DISCRIMINATION IN EMPLOYMENT ADVERTISING—New York Times Co. v. City of New York Commission on Human Rights, 41 N.Y.2d 345, 361 N.E.2d 963, 393 N.Y.S. 312, reargument denied, 42 N.Y.2d 910, 397 N.Y.2d 1029 (1977)
Peter Q. Montori  371

CONSTITUTIONAL LAW—EQUAL PROTECTION—FREE EXERCISE OF RELIGION—MASSACHUSETTS STATUTE DENYING BENEFITS TO THOSE DISCHARGED AS CONSCIENTIOUS OBJECTORS HELD UNCONSTITUTIONAL—Reynolds v. Dukakis, 441 F. Supp. 646 (D. Mass.1977)
David B. Schultz  393

CRIMINAL LAW—THE HUSBAND'S RAPE EXCEPTION: AN EQUAL PROTECTION ALTERNATIVE—State v. Smith, 148 N.J. Super. 219, 372 A.2d 386 (Essex County Ct. 1977)
Stuart M. Litoff  409

ISSUE 3:

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ARTICLES

THE STOLEN BIRTHRIGHT—AN EXAMINATION OF THE PSYCHOLOGY OF TESTATION AND AN ANALYSIS OF THE LAW OF TESTAMENTARY CAPACITY—A MODEST PROPOSAL
Thomas J. Reed  429

POIRIER v. TOWN OF PLYMOUTH, THE HIDDEN DEFECT RULE, AND NEW PATTERNS OF TORT LAW REFORM IN MASSACHUSETTS
Richard P. Boehmer  537

THE HALL OF MIRRORS: WIFE ABUSE AND THE LAW IN AN ERA OF SOCIAL CHANGE
Susan Ritter and Sherri Tanne  565

NOTES

INCOME TAX—THREE-PARTY SALE-LEASEBACKS—True Leases or Financing Techniques? Frank Lyon Co. v. United States, 435 U.S. 561 (1978)
Jerome J. Kavulich  601

FAMILY LAW—VISITATION RIGHTS—KNOWN DONOR OF SPERM USED IN ARTIFICIAL INSEMINATION AWARDED VISITATION RIGHTS—C.M. v. C.C.,
152 N.J. Super. 160, 377 A.2d 821 (Cumberland County Ct. 1977)

Daniel Lennon Saxe  623

BOOK REVIEW

LAWRENCE B. BURROWS: GROWTH MANAGEMENT: ISSUES, TECHNIQUES AND POLICY IMPLICATIONS
Dwight H. Merriam  639

ISSUE 4:

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ARTICLES

CIVIL LIBERTIES AND NUCLEAR ENERGY SAFEGUARDS: THE INEVITABLE CONFLICT
John N. O'Brien  651

COMMENTARY—LIMITS OF JUSTICE: THE COURTS' ROLE IN SCHOOL DESEGREGATION. By Howard I. Kalodner and James J. Fishman. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Ballinger 1978
Reviewed by Mark G. Yudof  691

COMMENTS

TO BE YOUNG, POOR, SEXUALLY ACTIVE, AND IN NEED OF BIRTH CONTROL: INDIGENT MINORS' ACCESS TO CONTRACEPTIVES
David Ian Schoen  711

CORPORATE PLAINTIFFS IN LIBEL ACTIONS: ROSENBLOOM RESURRECTED?
John P. James  741

NOTES

TORT LAW—EDUCATIONAL MALPRACTICE NEGLIGENCE ACTION ALLOWED FOR AFFIRMATIVE MISFEASANCE—Hoffman v. Board of Education, 64 App. Div. 2d 369, 410 N.Y.S.2d 99 (1978)
David S. Poppick  759

CIVIL RIGHTS—EMPLOYMENT DISCRIMINATION—RETROACTIVE RELIEF DENIED IN TITLE VII VIOLATION—City of Los Angeles, Department of Water and Power v. Manhart, 435 U.S. 702 (1978)
Marcia R. Conrad  779

TORT LAW—NEGLIGENT INFLICTION OF EMOTIONAL DISTRESS IN ACCIDENT CASES—The Expanding Definition of Liability—Dziokonski v. Babineau,
1978 Mass. Adv. Sh. 1759, 380 N.E.2d 1295

Robert M. Taylor, III  795

INSURANCE—THE STANDARD OF INTENT IN INSURANCE CONTRACT INTERPRETATION—Ambassador Insurance Company v. Montes, 76 N.J. 477, 388 A.2d 603 (1978)
R. Stephen Lee  813

CONSTITUTIONAL LAW—MASSACHUSETTS STATUTE IMPOSING A DIFFERENT PENALTY FOR JURY CONVICTIONS UPHELD AS NOT VIOLATIVE OF DUE PROCESS OR EQUAL PROTECTION—Commonwealth v. LeRoy, 1978 Mass. Avd. Sh. 2376, 380 N.E. 2d 128
Richard D. Haley, Jr.  831

BOOK REVIEWS

ROBERT L. STERN AND EUGENE GRESSMAN: SUPREME COURT PRACTICE
Robert B. McKay  857

ALLEN WEINSTEIN: PERJURY: THE HISS-CHAMBERS CASE
Gordon H. Wentworth  861