These are the articles reviewed in "The Busy Practitioner’s Guide To Student-Edited Law Journals: Our experts assess key articles from the first half of 2008," Trusts & Estates (February 2008) at p. 49.

FRANCES H. FOSTER
Trust Privacy, 93 Cornell Law Review 555 (2008)

Frances H. Foster's article, Trust Privacy provides cogent arguments for and against trust privacy depending on an individual's specific circumstance....
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LELA P. LOVE & STEWART E. STERK
Leaving More Than Money: Mediation Clauses in Estate Planning Documents, 65 Washington and Lee Law Review 539 (2008)

For civil litigators, the concept of mediation is probably not novel but mediation has come slowly as a means of resolving probate and trust disputes....
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Jonathan G. Blattmachr
"Reducing Estate and Trust Litigation Through Disclosure, Interrorem Clauses, Mediation and Arbitration," 9 Cardozo Journal of Conflict Resolution 237 (2007-2008)

Trusts & Estates did not receive copyright permission from the author of this law review article, Jonathan G. Blattmachr.

IRA MARK BLOOM
Unifying the Rules for Wills and Revocable Trusts in the Federal Estate Tax Apportionment Arena: Suggestions for Reform, 62 University of Miami Law Review 767 (April 2008)

Ira Mark Bloom's Unifying the Rules for Wills and Revocable Trusts in the Federal Estate Tax Apportionment Arena: Suggestions for Reform discusses the...
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JOHN R. PRICE
The Fundamentals of Ethically Representing Multiple Clients in Estate Planning, 62 University of Miami Law Review 735 (April 2008)
If there were an Olympic event in estate planning, I'd want John R. Price to represent our country. Unlike the blind men and the elephant, he sees the...
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MEGAN PENDLETON
Intestate Inheritance Claims: Determining a Child's Right to Inherit When Biological and Presumptive Paternity Overlap, 29 Cardozo Law Review 2823 (May 2008)

Although the introduction to Megan Pendleton's Intestate Inheritance Claims: Determining a Child's Right to Inherit When Biological and Presumptive Paternity...
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ROBERT P. DOUGHERTY III
Marshall v. Marshall: Playmates, Prenupts and the Probate Exception, 61 Arkansas Law Review 329 (2008)
Robert P. Dougherty III's case note discusses the Supreme Court's ruling in Marshall v. Marshall that Vickie Lynn Marshall (better known as Anna Nicole...
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MICHAEL T. YU
Deductions in Proposed Calculation and Allocation of Distributable Net Income to the Separate Share of a Trust or Estate, 5 Pittsburgh Tax Review 123 (2007-2008)

Michael T. Yu's Deductions in Proposed Calculation and Allocation of Distributable Net Income to the Separate Share of a Trust or Estate is of interest...
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EDWARD C. HALBACH, JR.
Standing To Enforce Trusts: Renewing and Expanding Professor Gaubatz's 1984 Discussion of Settlor Enforcement, 62 University of Miami Law Review 713 (April 2008)

One of the most important considerations in litigation against trustees is whether a beneficiary has standing to challenge the actions of the trustee....
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KRISTIN L. ZOOK
A Not-So-Crummey Way to Avoid Taxes: A Call for Congressional Action to Eliminate Abuse of the Present Interest Requirement, 58 Syracuse Law Review 583 (2008)

In A Not-So-Crummey Way to Avoid Taxes: A Call for Congressional Action to Eliminate Abuse of the Present Interest Requirement, Kristin L. Zook makes...
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JONATHAN KLICK AND ROBERT H. SITKOFF
Agency Costs, Charitable Trusts, and Corporate Control: Evidence from Hershey's Kiss-Off, 108 Columbia Law Review 749 (May 2008)

Jonathan Klick and Robert H. Sitkoff's engaging, enlightening and thorough article examines the controversy over the attempt by the trustees of the Milton...
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