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Vanderbilt Law Review

Article Title

Recent Cases

First Page

267

Abstract

Civil Rights--Civil Rights Act of 1871--"Under Color of Law" Defined

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Conflict of Laws--Characterization--Amount of Damages in Wrongful Death Action Held to be Procedural and thus Controlled by Law of the Forum

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Criminal Law-Insanity--Third Circuit Adopts A New Test for Criminal Responsibility

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Criminal Law--Smith Act--Membership Clause Requiring Active Membership in Communist Party and Specific Intent To Use Violence Held Not To Violate the First or Fifth Amendments

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Criminal Procedure--Evidence-States May Not Constitutionally Use Evidence Obtained by Illegal Search and Seizure in Criminal Cases

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Evidence--Hearsay--Old Newspaper Article Admitted as Evidence of Facts Contained on Grounds of Necessity and Trustworthiness

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Restraint of Trade--Anti-Trust Law--Complete Divestiture of Stock Ordered as Remedy For Violation of Section 7 of Clayton Act

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Taxation-Income Tax--Deduction Allowed Husband For Entire Alimony Payment to Wife Unless A Portion Thereof Is Specifically Designated For Child Support

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Taxation--Income Tax--Lodging Expenses Allowed As Medical Expense Deduction

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Taxation--Income Tax--Transfer of Appreciated Stock To Wife in Divorce Settlement Held Not To Produce Income to Husband

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Wills--Contest-Right of Heirs-at-law To Contest Not Affected by Prior Unprobated Disinheriting Wills

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