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Citrate uptake into kidney proximal tubules occurs via an apical dicarboxylate transporter and a poorly characterized process in the basolateral membrane. We used OK cells, a cell line derived from opossum kidney, to study citrate transport in proximal tubule-like cells. Citrate uptake into cell monolayers was studied using [14C]citrate with [3H]mannitol as(More)
ALTHOUGH a plea of guilty in a prior criminal prosecution was admissible at common law, the record of the judgment was not admissible as evidence of the facts upon which it was based.1 This exclusionary rule, based on technicalities, has been widely criticized. The facet of the rule which excludes prior criminal convictions is gradually being eroded; the(More)
In Duke University' the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) faced squarely for the first time the proper application of the nonprofit hospital exemption of section 2(2) of the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA)2 in the context of a nonprofit, nonhospital employer operating a medical center and hospital as part of a large university. The Board easily(More)
ALTHOUGH the gap between socio-scientific developments and the law may not be altogether undesirable,' the recent case of Gursky v. Gurshy2 is a graphic illustration of the bizarre result which may be reached by the application of traditional legal concepts to modem developments in medicine and sociology. In Gursky a New York supreme court applied the words(More)
Elvin R. Latty, before turning his energies to law school administration, was the most innovative and resourceful of the pioneer draftsmen of close corporation legislation. This article is dedicated to him in recognition of the tremendous impact his thinking has had on the development of such legislation. This article first notes the general failure of(More)
THE TRADITIONAL approach to conflict of laws problems has been strongly criticized in recent years.' In Lowe's No. Wilkesboro Hardware, Inc. v. Fidelity Mut. Life Ins. Co., 2 the Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, rejecting a traditional choice of law rule, chose to apply a rule of the proposed Restatement in reaching its decision. This rule states(More)
SINCE its initial formulation by the Supreme Court in 1941,1 the doctrine of equitable abstention has been a subject of continuing controversy.2 Its application in the field of civil rights by a sharply divided Supreme Court in 19593 raised many questions, several of which are illustrated by Griffin v. Board of Supervisors. 4 In this latest decision in(More)