wnecmain Western New England Law Review:Law Review - Table of Contents vol. 2

 

 

 

 

Vol. 2

1979-1980 

 

 

ISSUE 1:

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ARTICLES

RETHINKING THE LEGAL SYSTEM: A MISSION FOR NEW LAW SCHOOLS
Hon. Jon O. Newman  1

DEBTOR AND CREDITOR CONSUMERS AND THE BANKRUPTCY REFORM ACT
Eugene M. Anderson, Jr.  5

THE PUBLIC UTILITY REGULATORY POLICIES ACT—A CONSUMERS GUIDE TO TITLE I
David Silverstone  25

COMMENTS

STANDING TO SUE IN THE FEDERAL COURTS: CONGRESSIONAL POWER TO REDUCE JUDICIAL BARRIERS TO JUSTICIABILITY
Anne M. Cohen  71

THE COPYRIGHT ACT OF 1976 AND LAW REVIEWS 
Winnie Wellman Zimberlin  87

NOTES 

PATENT LAW—PATENTS AND TRADE SECRETS—DOES FEDERAL LAW PREEMPT STATE LAW? Aronson v. Quick Point Pencil Co., 440 U.S. 257 (1979) 
Marian Solomon Lubinsky  111

PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITY—ATTORNEY DISQUALIFICATION—WESTINGHOUSE ELECTRIC REGENERATES AN OLD IDEA—Westinghouse Electric Corp. v.Kerr-McGee Corp., 580 F.2d 1311 (7th Cir. 1978) 
Joseph John Kempf, Jr.  127

BOOK REVIEW

WILLIAM B. DAVENPORT AND DANIEL R. MURRAY: SECURED TRANSACTIONS
Hon. Ellen A. Peters  153

ISSUE 2:

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PREFACE
David S. Poppick  165

INTRODUCTION: A BRIEF GLANCE AT ATTORNEYS' FEES AFTER ALYESKA
Hon. James L. Oakes
  169

ARTICLES

AWARDS OF ATTORNEYS' FEES AGAINST THE UNITED STATES: THE SOVEREIGN IS STILL SOMEWHAT IMMUNE
Henry Cohen  177

PENDENT JURISDICTION, MULTI-CLAIM LITIGATION, AND THE 1976 CIVIL RIGHTS ATTORNEY'S FEES AWARDS ACT
Arthur D. Wolf  193

THE TRUE "AMERICAN RULE": DRAFTING FEE LEGISLATION IN THE PUBLIC INTEREST
Mary Frances Derfner  251

THE COURTS' DISCRETION IN ASSESSING FEES UNDER THE CIVIL RIGHTS ATTORNEY'S FEES AWARDS ACT OF 1976
Linda F. Thome  283

CALCULATION OF ATTORNEYS' FEES: FRANCHISE AND ANTITRUST RELIEF
Harold Brown  297

ATTORNEYS' FEES AGAINST GOVERNMENT DEFENDANTS: ECONOMICS REQUIRES A NEW PROPOSAL
Mary C. Dunlap  311

RECENT DEVELOPMENTS

STRANGULATION OF THE AMERICAN RULE: AN OVERVIEW OF PENDING CONGRESSIONAL ATTORNEYS' FEES LEGISLATION
Leslie A. Williamson, Jr.  321

TITLE VII—ATTORNEYS' FEES FOR PREVAILING AT THE STATE ADMINISTRATIVE LEVEL—TO FEE OR NOT TO FEE? Carey v. New York Gaslight Club, Inc., 598 F.2d 1253 (2d Cir. 1979) 
Leslie A. Williamson, Jr.  347

COMMENT

COURT AWARDED ATTORNEYS' FEES IN MASSACHUSETTS 
Roberta Baker Jones  361

ISSUE 3:

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ARTICLES

SECTION 4(f)(2) OF THE AGE DISCRIMINATION IN EMPLOYMENT ACT: DISCRIMINATION IN EMPLOYEE BENEFIT PLANS
Kenneth S. Cohen  379

COMMENTARY—TOWARD A PHENOMENOLOGY OF CONTRACT ADJUDICATION
Stewart T. Graham, Jr.  453

COMMENT

REEVALUATING SECTION 9-504(2) OF THE UNIFORM COMMERCIAL CODE: DEFICIENCY ACTIONS AFTER COMMERCIALLY UNREASONABLE COLLATERAL SALES
Elaine P. Lariviere  493

NOTES

FEDERAL COURTS—JURY TRIALS BEFORE MAGISTRATES—Muhich v. Allen,  603 F.2d 1247 (7th Cir. 1979) 
Salvatore D. Ferlazzo  523

MASSACHUSETTS LAW—SURFACE WATERS—EFFECT OF REASONABLE USE STANDARD ON SURFACE WATER CONTROVERSIES—Tucker v. Badoian, 1977 Mass. App. Ct. Adv. Sh. 1294, 370 N.E.2d 717, aff'd 1978 Mass. Adv. Sh. 3207, 384 N.E.2d 1195 
Marcia Pechenik McCraw  549

CONSTITUTIONAL LAW—MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH RELEASE OF NAMES OF MEDICAL ASSISTANCE ABORTION PROVIDERS HELD NOT VIOLATIVE OF A PATIENT'S RIGHT OF PRIVACY—Minnesota Medical Association v. State, 274 N.W.2d 84 (Minn. 1978)
Julie Van Wyk  569

ISSUE 4:

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ARTICLES

THE BURGER COURT AND THE MEDIA: A TEN-YEAR PERSPECTIVE
Philip R. Higdon  593

THE FTC FRANCHISE DISCLOSURE RULE AND ITS IMPACT ON CHAPTER 93A OF THE MASSACHUSETTS GENERAL LAWS—A SOURCE OF PROTECTION FOR CONSUMER ENTERPRENEURS
L. Seth Stadfeld  681

COMMENT

A FIRST AND NINTH AMENDMENT THEORY OF A RIGHT OF ACCESS TO CRIMINAL TRIALS 
Charles W. Danis, Jr.  723

NOTES

CONSTITUTIONAL LAW—RIGHT TO REFUSE MEDICAL TREATMENT—DECISIONS TO TERMINATE LIFE-PROLONGING TREATMENT FOR INCOMPETENT PATIENTS—In re Spring, No. 2030 (Mass., order of Jan. 14, 1980)
Marian Solomon Lubinsky  759

COMMUNICATIONS LAW—FCC FAIRNESS DOCTRINE PROCEDURES—A COMPLAINANT RUNS AGROUND ON THE COMMISSION'S PROCEDURAL SHOALS—American Security Council Education Foundation v. FCC, 607 F.2d 438 (D.C. Cir. 1979), cert. denied, 100 S. Ct. 662 (1980)
James T. Shaw  775

FEDERAL JURISDICTION—STANDING TO SUE IN FEDERAL COURT: THE DIRECT INJURY STANDARD—Gladstone Realtors v. Village of Bellwood, 441 U.S. 91 (1979)
Vernon Gorton  793

ADMINISTRATIVE LAW—FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT—PRIVACY EXEMPTION—HOW SIMILAR IS A "SIMILAR FILE"?—Pacific Molasses Co. v. NLRB Regional Office No. 15, 577 F.2d 1172 (5th Cir. 1978)
Barbara A. Joseph  815

TORT LAW—WRONGFUL BIRTH—EXPANDING DAMAGES IN WRONGFUL BIRTH TORT ACTIONS—Berman v. Allan,  80 N.J. 421, 404 A.2d 8 (1979)
Andrew Rodau  833

BOOK REVIEW

JOHN R. ERICKSON AND KATHERINE S. McGOVERN: EQUAL EMPLOYMENT PRACTICE GUIDE
Wendy Susco  847