The Fine, Football Line between Benevolence and Ill Will: Donor Requests Return of Donations after Falling Out with University’s Athletic Director

As reported by ESPN and the Chronicle of Higher Education , University of Connecticut donor, Robert G. Burton, has requested that the University return $3-million in donations. According to the reports, Mr. Burton's request was motivated by disagreements with the University's Athletic Director...

Zimring on Calif. Limits on Transfers to Disqualified Persons after Jan. 1, 2011

Gifts from a dependent adult to a care custodian have long been prohibited or restricted under the California Probate Code. New law, effective for instruments that become irrevocable after January 1, 2011, excludes from the definition of care custodian persons who provide care out of friendship if there...