Case Notes Selected for Publication

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Tulane Law Library Reading Room

Congratulations to our seven Junior Members whose case notes were selected for publication in Volume 38, Issue 2:

Laura R. Beck – Punitive Damages Stowaway in the Fifth Circuit: McBride v. Estis Well Service, L.L.C.

James K. Dumont – Pleading Insanity in Piercing the Corporate Veil:  Supplemental Rule E’s Heightened Pleading Standard Protects Polluting Shipowners in the Fourth Circuit

Destinee Finnin – Muddying Murky Waters: The Fifth Circuit’s Indecision in Barker v. Hercules Offshore, Inc. Leaves Choice of Law Under OCSLA and the Zone-of-Danger Theory Under Maritime Law Unanswered

Allison Fish – One Expensive Promise: The Fourth Circuit Broadens Shipowner Liability Under the Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act in Bunn v. Oldendorff Carriers GmbH & Co. KG

Bryan Kitz – Admiralty’s Vestigial Tail: The Fifth Circuit Revitalizes the Outdated Pennsylvania Rule

David R. Maass – Veiled Threats: Will the Second Circuit Hamstring Alter-Ego Claims by Applying Foreign Law?

Graham Halsey Williams – He Does Not Deserve it, But You Can’t Have it Back: The Right to Restitution in the Face of a Successful McCorpen Defense