Volume 24, Issue 4 (1994)
Table of Contents
The National Implications of Liability Reforms for General Liability and Medical Malpractice Insurance
W. Kip Viscusi and Patricia Born
Rethinking Free Exercise: Rediscovering Religious Community and Ritual
Howard M. Friedman
Recent Developments in Tax Law
To Bury Federal Transfer Taxes Without Further Adieu
Christopher E. Erblich
Civil Rights - Abortion Protests - 42 U.S.C. § 1985(3) Does Not Provide a Federal Cause of Action Against Protesters Who Obstruct Access to Abortion Clinics - Bray v. Alexandria Women's Health Clinic, 113 S. Ct. 753 (1993).
J. Paige Lambdin
Constitutional Law - Fourteenth Amendment - Voters Who Challenge a Reapportionment Plan Establish a Claim Under the Equal Protection Clause Where the Congressional Voting District Is so Extremely Irregular in Shape That Absent a Compelling Justification, the Reapportionment Is Explainable Only for the Purpose of Segregating Voters by Race - Shaw v. Reno, 113 S. Ct. 2816 (1993).
Employment Law - Sexual Harassment - To State a Valid Cause of Action for Hostile Work Environment Sexual Harassment Against a Supervisor, a Female Plaintiff Must Allege That the Harassing Conduct Occurred Because of Her Sex, and That a Reasonable Woman in the Plaintiff's Position Would Deem the Harassing Conduct to be Sufficiently Severe or Pervasive to Alter Her Employment Conditions and Create a Hostile Working Atmosphere; Employer Liability is Dependent on the Type of Damages Sought - Lehmann v. Toys 'R' Us, Inc., 132 N.J. 587, 626 A.2d 445 (1993).
Thomas E. Claps
Torts - Negligence - The Common Law Categories of Trespasser, Licensee, and Invitee That Govern a Landowner's Duty in a Premises Liability Action Are Replaced by a Single Standard to Exercise Reasonable Care Against Foreseeable Harms - Hopkins v. Fox & Lazo Realtors, 132 N.J. 426, 625 A.2d 1110 (1993).
Search and Seizure - Stop and Frisk - Police May Seize Nonthreatening Contraband Detected Through the Sense of Touch During a Protective Pat Down Search So Long as the Search Stays Within the Bounds Marked by Terry v. Ohio - Minnesota v. Dickerson, 113 S. Ct. 2130 (1993).
Stacey Paige Rappaport