Reid K. Weisbord

Rutgers Law School

Vice Dean, Professor of Law, and Judge Norma L. Shapiro Scholar

Newark, NJ

United States

http://law.rutgers.edu/directory/view/weisbord

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (34)

1.

Inheritance Forgery

69 Duke Law Journal 855 (2020), Rutgers Law School Research Paper
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 08 Feb 2019 Last Revised: 15 Jan 2020
Reid K. Weisbord and David Horton
Rutgers Law School and University of California, Davis - School of Law
Downloads 1,158 (27,340)

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forgery, fraud, wills, deeds, life insurance, death beneficiary, probate, forensic expert, real estate, decedent, notary

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Wills for Everyone: Helping Individuals Opt Out of Intestacy

Boston College Law Review, Vol. 53, 2012, Rutgers School of Law-Newark Research Paper No. 108
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 02 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 25 May 2012
Reid K. Weisbord
Rutgers Law School
Downloads 406 (107,233)
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wills, intestacy, testation, testamentary, inheritance, procrastination, income tax, self-representation

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COVID-19 and Formal Wills

73 Stan. L. Rev. Online 18 (2020), Rutgers Law School Research Paper
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 15 Apr 2020 Last Revised: 03 Jun 2020
David Horton and Reid K. Weisbord
University of California, Davis - School of Law and Rutgers Law School
Downloads 398 (109,787)
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COVID-19, wills, probate, holographic, electronic wills, estate planning

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Boilerplate and Default Rules in Wills Law: An Empirical Analysis

Iowa Law Review, Vol. 102 (2017), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 16 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 05 Aug 2018
Reid K. Weisbord and David Horton
Rutgers Law School and University of California, Davis - School of Law
Downloads 372 (118,461)

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wills, empirical, default rules, boilerplate, antilapse, tax apportionment, exoneration of loans, New Jersey, probable intent

5.

The Effects of Donor Standing on Philanthropy: Insights from the Psychology of Gift-Giving

Gonzaga Law Review, Vol. 45, No. 2, January 2010
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 16 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 09 Mar 2011
Reid K. Weisbord and Peter DeScioli
Rutgers Law School and Chapman University Economic Science Institute
Downloads 330 (135,076)

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charitable, trust, nonprofit, donor, standing, experimental psychology

6.

Heir Hunting

University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Vol. 169 (2021 Forthcoming), Rutgers Law School Research Paper
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 02 Mar 2020
David Horton and Reid K. Weisbord
University of California, Davis - School of Law and Rutgers Law School
Downloads 301 (148,736)

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heir hunting, intestacy, empirical, champerty, litigation funding

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Charitable Insolvency and Corporate Governance in Bankruptcy Reorganization

Berkeley Business Law Journal, Vol. 10, No. 2, 2013
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 14 Dec 2012 Last Revised: 30 Jan 2014
Reid K. Weisbord
Rutgers Law School
Downloads 277 (161,947)
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charitable, nonprofit, philanthropy, 501(c)(3), trusts, bankruptcy, insolvency, governance, directors, fiduciary

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A Catharsis for U.S. Trust Law: American Reflections on the Panama Papers

Columbia Law Review Online, Vol. 116, p. 93-107, Oct. 2016
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 20 Oct 2016
Reid K. Weisbord
Rutgers Law School
Downloads 251 (179,329)

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Panama Papers, Trusts, Offshore, Asset Protection, Fraudulent Transfer, Bankruptcy, Tax Shelter, Tax Evasion, Money Laundering

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Boilerplate No Contest Clauses

83 Law & Contemporary Problems (2020, Forthcoming), Rutgers Law School Research Paper
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 21 May 2019
David Horton and Reid K. Weisbord
University of California, Davis - School of Law and Rutgers Law School
Downloads 229 (195,245)
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no contest clause, boilerplate, wills and trusts, California law, empirical, probate, wills

10.

Sham and Remedial Doctrines

22 Trusts & Trustees 850 (2016)
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 19 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 22 Nov 2016
Alexander A. Boni-Saenz and Reid K. Weisbord
Chicago-Kent College of Law and Rutgers Law School
Downloads 219 (204,467)

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fraud, fraudulent transfer, remedies, sham, spousal disinheritance, tax, trust

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Reservations About Donor Standing: Should the Law Allow Charitable Donors to Reserve the Right to Enforce a Gift Restriction?

Real Property, Probate and Trust Journal, Vol. 42, No. 2
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 11 Sep 2006 Last Revised: 21 Apr 2009
Reid K. Weisbord
Rutgers Law School
Downloads 215 (207,211)

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Trust, Estate, Gift, Charitable, Donor, Enforce, Standing

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Fiduciary Authority and Liability in Probate Estates: An Empirical Analysis

53 UC Davis Law Review 2561 (2020)
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 19 Nov 2019 Last Revised: 26 Jun 2020
Reid K. Weisbord
Rutgers Law School
Downloads 204 (217,526)

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fiduciary, fiduciary powers, fiduciary liability, fiduciary duties, probate, executor, exculpation, fiduciary compensation, empirical

13.

Probate Litigation

University of Illinois Law Review, forthcoming 2022, Rutgers Law School Research Paper No. Forthcoming
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 17 Mar 2021
David Horton and Reid K. Weisbord
University of California, Davis - School of Law and Rutgers Law School
Downloads 194 (227,440)

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empirical, probate, litigation, harmless error, antemortem probate, living probate, will contests, incapacity, undue influence, executor

14.

Trust Alteration and the Dead Hand Paradox

ACTEC Law Journal, 2023 Forthcoming, Emory Legal Studies Research Paper , Rutgers Law School Research Paper
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 26 Apr 2022
Jeffrey Pennell and Reid K. Weisbord
Emory University School of Law and Rutgers Law School
Downloads 179 (245,075)

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trusts, charitable trusts, estate tax, gift tax, generation skipping transfer tax, trust decanting, reformation, wealth distribution, wealth inequality

15.

The Commodification of Public Land Records

Notre Dame Law Review, Vol. 97 (Forthcoming), Cardozo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 633, Rutgers Law School Research Paper No. Forthcoming
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 01 Mar 2021 Last Revised: 22 Apr 2021
Reid K. Weisbord and Stewart E. Sterk
Rutgers Law School and Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
Downloads 162 (265,443)

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property, privacy, public records, deeds, recording, big data, commodification, judicial security, trusts, anonymous ownership, corporate transparency, consumer privacy

16.

A Copyright Right of Publicity

Fordham Law Review, Vol. 84, No. 6, 2016
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 28 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 05 May 2016
Reid K. Weisbord
Rutgers Law School
Downloads 153 (278,048)

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Copyright, Right of Publicity, First Amendment, Fair Use, Transformative Use, Freedom of Speech, Privacy, Intellectual Property, Constitutional Law

17.

Inheritance Crimes

Washington Law Review, Forthcoming, Rutgers Law School Research Paper No. Forthcoming
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 11 Sep 2020
David Horton and Reid K. Weisbord
University of California, Davis - School of Law and Rutgers Law School
Downloads 147 (287,293)

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wills, estates, undue influence, slayer, inheritance, elder abuse, theft, family dispute, financial exploitation, due process

18.

Trust Term Extension

Florida Law Review, Forthcoming, Rutgers School of Law-Newark Research Paper No. 136
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 30 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 23 Jun 2015
Reid K. Weisbord
Rutgers Law School
Downloads 141 (297,011)

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trust, Rule Against Perpetuities, gift tax, estate tax, GST tax, generation skipping transfer tax, perpetual, financial institutions, trust decanting, equitable deviation, spendthrift

19.

The Future of Testamentary Capacity

Washington and Lee Law Review, Forthcoming, Rutgers Law School Research Paper
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 18 Nov 2021
Reid K. Weisbord and David Horton
Rutgers Law School and University of California, Davis - School of Law
Downloads 118 (339,075)

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capacity, wills, guardianships, supported decision making, probate, empirical, cognitive, disability

20.

Social Security Representative Payee Misuse

Penn State Law Review, Vol. 117, No. 4, 2013, Rutgers School of Law-Newark Research Paper No. 127
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 22 Apr 2013
Reid K. Weisbord
Rutgers Law School
Downloads 115 (345,311)

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Social Security, representative payee, family representative, fiduciary, benefit misuse, trust protector, nursing home, elder law

21.

Probate Lending: Data From San Francisco

169 U. Penn. L. Rev. Online, Rutgers Law School Research Paper No. Forthcoming
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 26 Oct 2020
David Horton and Reid K. Weisbord
University of California, Davis - School of Law and Rutgers Law School
Downloads 100 (379,604)

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probate lending, fringe lending, fringe finance, usury, consumer protection, payday lending

22.

Judicial Sentencing Error and the Constitution

Boston University Law Review, Vol. 96, No. 5, 2016
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 01 Nov 2016
Reid K. Weisbord and George C. Thomas
Rutgers Law School and Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey - Rutgers Law School
Downloads 91 (402,989)

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sentencing, judicial error, wrongful conviction, due process, double jeopardy, finality, Fifth Amendment, Fourteenth Amendment, crime legislation

23.

The Advisory Function of Law

Tulane Law Review, Vol. 90, No. 1, 2015
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 04 Nov 2015
Reid K. Weisbord
Rutgers Law School
Downloads 91 (402,989)

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advisory function, information deficit, choice architecture, error prevention, wealth transfer, trusts, wills, non-probate

24.

Postmortem Defamation in a Society Without Truth for the Living

71 Rutgers University Law Review 667, 2019, Rutgers Law School Research Paper
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 02 Mar 2020
Reid K. Weisbord
Rutgers Law School
Downloads 90 (405,779)

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Defamation, Reputation, Postmortem, Posthumous, Testamentary Intent

25.

Are There Really 'Plenty of Shapiros Out There'? A Comment on the Courage of Norma L. Shapiro

Edited Volume of Essays on Notable American Judges (Kevin Peppers, ed., University of Virginia Press, Forthcoming), U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 19-31
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 17 Apr 2017 Last Revised: 15 Sep 2019
Reid K. Weisbord and David A. Hoffman
Rutgers Law School and University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School
Downloads 87 (414,243)

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Donald Trump, judicial courage, mass incarceration, prisoner litigation, prison overcrowding, civil contempt, sentencing error, due process

26.

The Governmental Stake in Private Wealth Transfer

Boston University Law Review, Vol. 98, No. 5, 2018
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 20 Nov 2018
Reid K. Weisbord
Rutgers Law School
Downloads 83 (426,225)

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wealth transfer, public interest, trusts, Medicaid, tax lien, no contest clause, arbitration, extrinsic evidence, Donald Trump

27.

Federalizing Principles of Donative Intent and Unanticipated Circumstances

Vanderbilt Law Review, Vol. 67, No. 6, 2014
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 22 Nov 2014
Reid K. Weisbord
Rutgers Law School
Downloads 70 (468,716)

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wealth transfer, disclaimer, tax lien, ERISA, bankruptcy

28.

Anatomical Intent

Yale Law Journal Forum, November 2014, pp. 117-130
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 11 Nov 2014
Reid K. Weisbord
Rutgers Law School
Downloads 70 (468,716)

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organ, donation, transplant, donative, intent, intestacy, inheritance law, Wills act

29.

The Connection Between Unintentional Intestacy and Urban Poverty

Rutgers Law Review (Commentary, Aug. 22, 2012), Rutgers School of Law-Newark Research Paper No. 138
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 26 Feb 2014
Reid K. Weisbord
Rutgers Law School
Downloads 54 (532,043)

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intestacy, estate planning, poverty, wills, urban

30.

Book Review of Immortality and the Law: The Rising Power of the American Dead (2010) by Ray D. Madoff

Journal of the American Taxation Association, 2012
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 26 Feb 2014
Reid K. Weisbord
Rutgers Law School
Downloads 47 (564,372)

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trusts & estates, perpetuities, charity, philanthropy, publicity, intellectual property, postmortem, immortality, estate tax

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Essay Response to 'Asymmetries in the Generation and Transmission of Wealth'

Ohio State Law Journal Furthermore, Vol. 79, 2018, Rutgers Law School Research Paper
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 10 May 2019
Reid K. Weisbord
Rutgers Law School
Downloads 44 (579,544)

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inequality, social security, medicare, estate tax, trusts, estates, wealth, tax

32.

Postmortem Austerity and Entitlement Reform

71 Stanford Law Review Online 132 (2018)
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 06 Aug 2018
Reid K. Weisbord
Rutgers Law School
Downloads 42 (590,082)

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Entitlements, Social Security, Medicare, Retirement, Estate Tax, Gift Tax, Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017

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Congressional Statement of Reid K. Weisbord Regarding Social Security Representative Payee Misuse to United States House Ways and Means Committee (June 5, 2013)

Rutgers School of Law-Newark Research Paper No. 140
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 01 Mar 2014
Reid K. Weisbord
Rutgers Law School
Downloads 31 (654,712)

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Social Security, representative payee, fiduciary, misuse

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Trust Law's Public Policy Doctrine: Major Policy Fault Lines, Aggressive Home Rule Legislation, and Implications for Conflicts Reform

Tulane Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 29 Nov 2022
Reid K. Weisbord
Rutgers Law School
Downloads 6 (875,408)

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trusts, conflict of laws, public policy, spendthrift, asset protection trusts, medicaid, fiduciary exculpation, South Dakota, Alaska, choice-of-law, unconstitutional state legislation