‘The Long, Tortured History of California’s Nonexistent Electronic Will Statute’

Francesca Torres, ‘Electronic Wills: COVID-19 Relief or Inevitable Trouble For California?’, 52 University of the Pacific Law Review 435 (2021). One of my favorite forms of academic writing is the Note or Comment. Students have an uncanny ability to make the most of issues that professors might overlook. A case in point is Francesca Torres’s Note, ‘Electronic Wills: COVID-19 Relief or Inevitable Trouble For California?’. Torres, a rising 3L at McGeorge, skillfully tells the story of California’s failed electronic will statute, Assembly Bill 1667. As Torres observes, one would have expected AB 1667 to pass … (more)

[David Horton, JOTWELL, 28 September]

First posted 2021-09-29 16:00:28

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