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Is Federalization of Charity Law All Bad? What States Can Learn from the Internal Revenue Code

Nov. 19, 2014—Is-Federalization-of-Charity-Law-All-Bad-What-States-Can-Learn-from-the-Internal-Revenue-Code Commentary on Mark L. Ascher, Federalization of the Law of Charity, 67 Vand. L. Rev. 1581 (2014). AUTHOR Professor of Law, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law.

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The Stored Communications Act and Digital Assets

Nov. 19, 2014—The-Stored-Communications-Act-and-Digital-Assets Commentary on Naomi Cahn, Probate Law Meets the Digital Age, 67 Vand. L. Rev. 1697 (2014). AUTHOR Professor of Law, University of California, Davis, School of Law (King Hall). Thanks to Naomi Cahn for helpful comments.

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Perpetuities and the Genius of a Free State

Nov. 19, 2014—Perpetuities-and-the-Genius-of-a-Free-State Commentary on Steven J. Horowitz & Robert H. Sitkoff, Unconstitutional Perpetual Trusts, 67 Vand. L. Rev. 1769 (2014). AUTHOR Associate Professor, SMU Dedman School of Law. For their helpful comments and criticism, I would like to thank Robert Sitkoff and the other participants in the 2014 Vanderbilt Law Review Symposium on “The Role of...

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Federalizing Principles of Donative Intent and Unanticipated Circumstances

Nov. 19, 2014—Federalizing-Principles-of-Donative-Intent-and-Unanticipated-Circumstances Commentary on Adam J. Hirsch, Disclaimers and Federalism, 67 Vand. L. Rev. 1871 (2014). AUTHOR Vice Dean, Professor of Law, and Judge Norma L. Shapiro Scholar, Rutgers School of Law–Newark. This Comment was prepared in connection with the Vanderbilt Law Review Symposium on “The Role of Federal Law in Private Wealth Transfer” (February 21,...

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Pro and Con (Law): Considering the Irrevocable Nongrantor Trust Technique

Nov. 19, 2014—Pro-and-Con-Law-Considering-the-Irrevocable-Nongrantor-Trust-Technique Commentary on Jeffrey Schoenblum, Strange Bedfellows: The Federal Constitution, Out-of-State Nongrantor Accumulation Trusts, and the Complete Avoidance of State Income Taxation, 67 Vand. L. Rev. 1945 (2014). AUTHOR Whelan W. and Rosalie T. Palmer Professor of Law at Samford University’s Cumberland School of Law. J.D., University of Texas School of Law; B.S., Psychology, Carnegie...

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