The State, Communism, and International Law

Gray L. Dorsey
A Communist-controlled society is not a State under International Law. Lest the reader reject this statement without reading further, on the grounds that should it be accepted it would wreck the United Nations and lend support to preventive war, let me say immediately that I do not believe these are necessary or proper inferences. I will deal with what I think are proper inferences after I have established the statement…

Estate Planning for the Man with a Business

Bertram W. Tremayne
One of the most challenging situations in the estate planning field is presented by an individual who owns all or a substantial part of a business, be it a corporation, partnership, or sole proprietorship. The problem is how to transfer the business interest to the objects of the owner’s bounty with as little reduction in capital and loss of income as possible. Under our present tax structure, without careful estate…

The Family Court: Some Socio-Legal Implications

William M. Kephart
While the family court movement is relatively new compared to that of the juvenile court, there are both operational and, more important, conceptual similarities between the two courts. As a matter of fact, the jurisdiction of juvenile courts in some areas has been extended to include parents as well as children, and it was this extension of jurisdictional authority which was one of the factors leading to the development of…

The Corporation as a Partner

Leo I. Colowick