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 (31)

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 919 (30,881)

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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 361 (101,097)
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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 347 (105,622)
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COVID-19, wills, probate, holographic, electronic wills, estate planning

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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 326 (113,296)

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

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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 292 (127,383)

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

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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 269 (138,773)
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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 239 (156,024)

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

8.

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 233 (159,914)

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heir hunting, intestacy, empirical, champerty, litigation funding

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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 210 (176,491)

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

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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 194 (189,838)
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no contest clause, boilerplate, wills and trusts, California law, empirical, probate, wills

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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 174 (208,942)

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

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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 162 (222,019)

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

13.

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 145 (243,410)

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

14.

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 140 (250,423)

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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

15.

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 118 (284,760)

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

16.

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 114 (291,682)

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Social Security, representative payee, family representative, fiduciary, benefit misuse, trust protector, nursing home, elder 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 110 (299,016)

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

18.

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 109 (300,969)

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

19.

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 87 (348,320)

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

20.

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 85 (353,265)

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

21.

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 84 (355,784)

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

22.

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 75 (380,146)

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

23.

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 73 (385,809)

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

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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 69 (397,887)

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wealth transfer, disclaimer, tax lien, ERISA, bankruptcy

25.

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 67 (404,111)

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

26.

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 55 (445,450)

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Defamation, Reputation, Postmortem, Posthumous, Testamentary Intent

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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 49 (468,437)

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intestacy, estate planning, poverty, wills, urban

28.

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 43 (493,890)

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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 39 (512,045)

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

30.

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 38 (516,782)

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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 28 (570,007)

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Social Security, representative payee, fiduciary, misuse