Nineteenth Annual Institute

Nineteenth Annual Institute

Lexington, Kentucky - May 1998

Chapter 1: Debra H. Dawahare and Charles D. Webb, Jr.
Employee Leave and Return to Work Issues: The Interplay of the ADA, FMLA, and Workers' Compensation

Chapter 2: Kimberly Luff Wakim and Justin C. Harding
The Legal and Business Risks of Developing an Oil and Gas Leasehold Interest Without Obtaining Lien Subordination Agreements

Chapter 3: Laura H. Burney
Determining the Legal Ramifications of Express Oil and Gas Lease Provisions: Do the Rules of Document Interpretation Provide Predictability?

Chapter 4: Nicholas J. Parrish
The Duties of a Well Owner to a Free Gas Consumer

Chapter 5: Drew R. Heard
Royalty Owner Class Actions: An Appropriate Vehicle for Recovery?

Chapter 6: Russell L. Schetroma
Oil, Gas and Mineral Titles: A Short Analysis of Available Curative Actions for Common Title Defects

Chapter 7: Robert E. Lannan and Kathleen M. Whitby
Alternative Dispute Resolution in the "Mineral Patch" -- Alternatives to Litigating the Environmental Claim

Chapter 8: Ronald E. Meisburg
Arbitration of Employment Discrimination Claims: Can Arbitration Replace Traditional Adjudication of Cases?

Chapter 9: R. Henry Moore
Criminal Liability Under the Federal Mine Safety and Health Act of 1977: Some Thoughts of a Nonspecialist on Intent, Parallel Prosecutions and Statutory Interpretation

Chapter 10: Robert G. Szabo
Railroad Market Power and the Role of the Surface Transportation Board