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Bailey Attends Uniform Law Commission Annual Meeting

Assistant Dean Emeritus Bob Bailey recently attended the annual meeting of the Uniform Law Commission held in Anchorage, Alaska. Bailey serves on the Civil Litigation and Dispute Resolution Study Committee. He has previously served on the Uniform Athlete Agents Act Committee, which drafted and passed amendments to the act following NCAA rule changes for…

Professor English Attends Uniform Law Commission Annual Meeting; Elected as Life Member

From July 12-17, Professor David English attended the annual meeting of the Uniform Law Commission (ULC) in Anchorage, Alaska. Professor English is currently the chair of the drafting committee for the Revised Uniform Probate Code and co-reporter for the Model Tribal Probate Code. Both drafting committees made presentations at the meeting. Professor English, who has been a uniform law commissioner…

Professor Freyermuth Testifies in Support of State Senate Bill Protecting Family Farm Ownership

Professor Wilson Freyermuth testified on February 25 before the Missouri Senate Committee on Agriculture, Food Production, and Outdoor Resources in support of SB 286. This bill would enact the provisions of the Uniform Partition of Heirs Property Act (UPHPA) into Missouri law. The UPHPA would protect family members who have inherited real property (such as a family farm) and who…

Professor English Featured on Podcast About the Uniform Guardianship, Conservatorship and Other Protective Arrangements Act

Professor David English recently presented a podcast on the recently approved Uniform Guardianship, Conservatorship and Other Protective Arrangements Act. The podcast was sponsored by The American College of Trust and Estate Counsel Foundation. Professor English is an ACTEC fellow and chaired the drafting committee for the Uniform…

Professor English Attends Meeting on Elder Abuse Act

Professor David English attended a meeting in Washington, DC, in September on the implementation of the Elder Abuse Prevention and Prosecution Act, Pub. L. No. 115-70 (10/18/2017). The meeting, which was convened by the Council of State Governments, included representatives from the Council, the National Center for State Courts, the U.S. Department of Justice, and the National Protective Services Association. Professor English…

Professor English to Serve on Committee to Draft a Uniform Act on the Property Rights of Unmarried Couples

Professor David English has been appointed by the Uniform Law Commission as a member of the committee to draft a uniform act on the Economic Rights of Unmarried Cohabitants. The committee will deal with the many property rights issues that can arise between unmarried couples of different or same sex. Professor English also served on the study committee that recommended…

Commercial Real Estate Act that Professor Freyermuth Drafted Passes in Two More States

In April 2018, the legislatures of both Michigan and Tennessee have adopted the Uniform Commercial Real Estate Receivership Act. This act, for which Professor Wilson Freyermuth served as the reporter (or primary drafter), helps modernize commercial law by articulating clear standards for the appointment of receivers for commercial real estate, and by clarifying the powers of such receiver (including the…

Professors Whitman and Freyermuth Write about “The New Model Negotiated Alternative to Foreclosure Act”

The January/February 2018 issue of Probate and Property includes the article “The New Model Negotiated Alternative to Foreclosure Act” written by Professors Dale A. Whitman and R. Wilson Freyermuth. The article encourages state legislatures to enact the new Model Negotiated Alternative to Foreclosure Act, which the Uniform Law Commission promulgated in 2017. If adopted by a state, the Model Act…

Professor English Attends Uniform Law Commission Meeting

Professor David English recently attended the annual meeting of the Uniform Law Commission, during which the commission approved the Uniform Guardianship, Conservatorship, and Other Protective Arrangements Act. Professor English was chair of the drafting committee for this project. The commission also approved the Uniform Directed Trust Act, for which Professor English was a member of the drafting…