Stephen R. Alton

Texas A&M University School of Law

Professor of Law

1515 Commerce St.

Fort Worth, TX Tarrant County 76102

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

9

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1,060

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Scholarly Papers (9)

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The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll's Will: A Tale of Testamentary Capacity

Texas A&M University School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 17-01, Tulsa Law Review, Vol. 52, pp. 263-87, 2017
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 18 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 19 Oct 2018
Stephen R. Alton
Texas A&M University School of Law
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The Game is Afoot!: The Significance of Gratuitous Transfers in the Sherlock Holmes Canon

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 18 Sep 2010
Stephen R. Alton
Texas A&M University School of Law
Downloads 242 (237,627)

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Gratuitous Transfers, Sherlock Holmes, Rule Against Perpetuities, Trusts, Estates, Wills

The Game Is Afoot!: The Significance of Gratuitous Transfers in the Sherlock Holmes Canon

Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Journal, Vol. 46, Spring 2011
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 17 Oct 2015
Stephen R. Alton
Texas A&M University School of Law
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Gratuitous Transfers, Sherlock Holmes, Rule Against Perpetuities, Trusts, Estates, Wills

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Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Holmes: A Tale of Two Testaments

South Carolina Law Review, Vol. 71, Iss. 1, pp. 45, 2019, Texas A&M University School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper 19-13
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 27 Mar 2019 Last Revised: 05 Feb 2020
Stephen R. Alton
Texas A&M University School of Law
Downloads 111 (462,404)
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testamentary transfers, sherlock holmes, dr. jekyll and mr. hyde, gratuitous transfers, law and literature, slayer rule, execution of wills, bequests to attorneys, undue influence, testamentary intent, testamentary capacity, estates, wills

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From Marbury v. Madison to Bush v. Gore: 200 Years of Judicial Review in the United States

Texas Weleyan Law Review, Vol. 8, 2001
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 09 Dec 2015
Stephen R. Alton
Texas A&M University School of Law
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Loyal Lieutenant, Able Advocate: The Role of Robert H. Jackson in Franklin D. Roosevelt's Battle with the Supreme Court

William & Mary Bill of Rights, Vol. 5, No. 2, p. 527, 1997
Number of pages: 92 Posted: 09 Dec 2015
Stephen R. Alton
Texas A&M University School of Law
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In the Wake of Thoreau: Four Morden Legal Philosophers and the Theory of Nonviolent Civil Disobedience

Loyola University Chicago Law Journal, Vol. 24, 1992
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 09 Dec 2015
Stephen R. Alton
Texas A&M University School of Law
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Roll Over Langdell, Tell Llewellyn the News: A Brief History of American Legal Education

Oklahoma City University Law Review, Vol. 35, No. 2, 2010
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 27 Sep 2015
Stephen R. Alton
Texas A&M University School of Law
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American legal history, legal education, law school

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Mandatory Prelicensure Legal Internship: A Renewed Plea for Its Implementation in Light of the MacCrate Report

Texas Wesleyan Law Review, Vol. 2, 1995
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 17 Oct 2015
Stephen R. Alton
Texas A&M University School of Law
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MacCrate Report, Legal Education, Legal Internship

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Mandatory Prelicensure Legal Internship: An Idea Whose Time Has Come Again

Kansas Law Review, Vol. 41, p. 137, 1992
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 09 Dec 2015
Stephen R. Alton
Texas A&M University School of Law
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legal education, apprenticeship