Allan D. Vestal

Allan D. Vestal

Position: 

Carver Professor of Law

Biographical Information

Allan Vestal held degrees from DePauw University and Yale Law School.  During World War II, he served in the U.S. Marine Corps.  Upon graduating from law school in 1949, he joined the faculty of University of Iowa College of Law.  He served as a professor at Iowa for his entire career.  In 1964, he became a Commissioner of Uniform State Laws.  He also served as chair of the Advisory Committee on Rules of the Iowa Supreme Court.  His work focused on estates, civil procedure, and land-use planning.  He died in 1983.

Publications

Books

Allan D. Vestal, Joe Bornong & Brad Peyton, County Zoning in Iowa: History and Practice (University of Iowa 1983)
Allan D. Vestal, Philip Wilson & Barry Lindahl, Iowa Practice (Callaghan 1983)
Allan D. Vestal, Higher Education: An Unmeasurable Facet (Iowa City, Iowa 1982)
Allan D. Vestal, Iowa Land Use and Zoning Law (University of Iowa 1979)
Allan D. Vestal, Recent Developments in Civil Procedure (University of Iowa College of Law 1977)
Allan D. Vestal, Multi-State Estates Under the Uniform Probate Code (American Law Institute-American Bar Association Committee on Continuing Professional Education 1974)
Allan D. Vestal, Federal Courts: Cases, Materials, and Problems (Matthew Bender 1972- )
Allan D. Vestal, Iowa's Motor Vehicle Laws Compared with the Uniform Vehicle Code (As Revised 1968) (Iowa City, Iowa 1972)
Allan D. Vestal, Urban Planning: A Legal Primer (University of Iowa 1972)
Allan D. Vestal, Res Judicata/Preclusion (Matthew Bender 1969)
Allan D. Vestal, Uniform Probate Code (Fourth Working Draft) (Iowa City, Ia. 1968)
Allan D. Vestal, Legislative History Materials Dealing with the Iowa Liquor Control Act (S.F. 437 and S.F. 485) (1963)
Allan D. Vestal, with James Moore & Philip B. Kurland, Moore's Manual: Federal Practice and Procedure (LexisNexis 1962- )
Allan D. Vestal, with Claude H. Brown & Mason Ladd, Cases and Materials on Pleading and Procedure (Dennis 1953)

Articles

Allan D. Vestal & Douglas J. Gilbert, "Preclusion of Duplicative Prosecutions: A Developing Mosaic," 47 Mo. L. Rev. 1 (1982)
Allan D. Vestal & Marvin Hill, Jr., "Preclusion in Labor Controversies," 35 Okla. L. Rev. 281 (1982)
Allan D. Vestal, "Restatement (Second) of Judgments: A Modest Dissent," 66 Cornell L. Rev. 464 (1981)
Allan D. Vestal, "Mason Ladd – In Memoriam," 6 J. Corp. L. 1 (1980)
Allan D. Vestal, "Issue Preclusion and Criminal Prosecutions," 65 Iowa L. Rev. 281 (1980)
Allan D. Vestal, "Criminal Prosecutions: Issue Preclusion and Full Faith and Credit," 28 U. Kan. L. Rev. 1 (1979)
Allan D. Vestal, "Tactical Considerations in Securities Litigation: Recent Developments," 3 J. Corp. L. 1 (1977)
Allan D. Vestal, "Relitigation by Federal Agencies: Conflict, Concurrence and Synthesis of Judicial Policies," 55 N.C. L. Rev. 123 (1976)
Allan D. Vestal, "Multi-State Estates under the Uniform Probate Code," 9 Creighton L. Rev. 529 (1976)
Allan D. Vestal, "Protecting a Federal Court Judgment," 42 Tenn. L. Rev. 635 (1975)
Allan D. Vestal, "Claim Preclusion and Parties in Privity: Seal-Land Services v. Gaudet in Perspective," 60 Iowa L. Rev. 973 (1975)
Allan D. Vestal, "Introduction," 6 Tx. Tech. L. Rev. 467 (1975)
Allan D. Vestal, "State Court Judgment as Preclusive in Section 1983 Litigation in A Federal Court," 27 Okla. L. Rev. 185 (1974)
Allan D. Vestal, "Res Judicata/Preclusion: Expansion," 47 S. Cal. L. Rev. 357 (1974)
Allan D. Vestal & Sue Titus Reid, "Toward Rational Land Use Planning: An Interdisciplinary Approach," 1 Fla. St. U. L. Rev. 266 (1973)
Allan D. Vestal, "Government Fragmentation in Urban Areas," 43 U. Colo. L. Rev. 155 (1971)
Allan D. Vestal, "Publishing District Court Opinions in the 1970’s," 17 Loy. L. Rev. 673 (1971)
Allan D. Vestal, "Planning for Urban Areas: The Fight for Coherency," 56 Iowa L. Rev. 19 (1970)
Allan D. Vestal, "Multiple-State Estates under the Uniform Probate Code," 27 Wash. & Lee L. Rev. 70 (1970)
Allan D. Vestal, "Procedural Aspects of Res Judicata/Preclusion," 1 U. Tol. L. Rev. 15 (1969)
Allan D. Vestal, "Claim Preclusion by Rule," 2 Ind. Legal F. 25 (1968)
Allan D. Vestal, "Extent of Claim Preclusion," 54 Iowa L. Rev. 1 (1968).
Allan D. Vestal, "Res Judicata/Claim Preclusion: Judgment for the Claimant," 62 Nw. U. L. Rev. 357 (1967)
Allan D. Vestal, "Res Judicata/Preclusion by Judgment: The Law Applied in Federal Courts," 66 Mich. L. Rev. 1723 (1967)
Allan D. Vestal, "Res Judicata/Preclusion by Judgment: The Law Applied in Federal Courts," 66 Mich. L. Rev. 1723 (1967)
Allan D. Vestal, "Law of the Case: Single-Suit Preclusion," 1967 Utah L. Rev. 1 (1967)
Allan D. Vestal, "Reported Opinions of the Federal District Courts: Analysis and Suggestions," 52 Iowa L. Rev. 379 (1966)
Allan D. Vestal, "Reported Federal District Court Opinions: Fiscal 1962," 4 Hous. L. Rev. 185 (1966)
Allan D. Vestal, "Preclusion/Res Judicata Variables: Adjudicating Bodies," 54 Geo. L.J. 857 (1966)
Allan D. Vestal, "A Survey of Federal District Court Opinions: West Publishing Company Reports," 20 Sw. L.J. 63 (1966)
Allan D. Vestal, "Preclusion/Res Judicata Variables: Nature of the Controversy," 1965 Wash. U. L. Q. 158 (1965)
Allan D. Vestal, "Rationale of Preclusion," 9 St. Louis U. L.J. 29 (1964)
Allan D. Vestal, "Preclusion/Res Judicata Variables: Parties," 50 Iowa L. Rev. 27 (1964)
Allan D. Vestal, "Expanding the Jurisdictional Reach of the Federal Courts: The 1963 Changes in Federal Rule 4," 38 N.Y.U. L. Rev. 1053 (1963)
Allan D. Vestal, "Erie R.R. v. Tompkins: A Projection," 48 Iowa L. Rev. 248 (1963)
Allan D. Vestal, "The Constitution and Preclusion/Res Judicata," 62 Mich. L. Rev. 33 (1963)
Allan D. Vestal, "The Pretrial Conference and the Recalcitrant Attorney: A Study in Judicial Power," 48 Iowa L. Rev. 761 (1963)
Allan D. Vestal, "Reactive Litigation," 47 Iowa L. Rev. 11 (1961)
Allan D. Vestal, "Repetitive Litigation, 45 Iowa L. Rev. 525 (1960)
Allan D. Vestal, "A Study in Perfidy," 35 Ind. L.J. 17 (1959)
Allan D. Vestal, "New Iowa Discovery Rules," 43 Iowa L. Rev. 8 (1957)
Allan D. Vestal, "Critical Evaluation of the Charitable Trust as a Giving Device," 1957 Wash. U. L. Q. 195 (1957)
Allan D. Vestal & David L. Foster, "Implied Limitations on the Diversity Jurisdiction of Federal Courts," 41 Minn. L. Rev. 1 (1956)
Allan D. Vestal, "Freedom of Movement," 41 Iowa L. Rev. 6 (1955)
Allan D. Vestal, Rodman E. Taber & W. J. Shoemaker, "Medico-Legal Aspects of Tissue Homotransplantation," 18 U. Det. L.J. 271 (1955)
Allan D. Vestal, "Iowa Junior Bar Survey-General Report," 40 Iowa L. Rev. 15 (1954)
Allan D. Vestal, "A Decade of Practice under the Iowa Rules of Civil Procedure," 38 Iowa L. Rev. 439 (1953)
Allan D. Vestal, "The Certified Question of Law," 36 Iowa L. Rev. 629 (1951)
James William Moore & Allan D. Vestal, "Present and Potential Role of Certification in Federal Appellate Procedure," 35 Va. L. Rev. 1 (1949)

Reports

Bryce M. Fisher, Allan D. Vestal & James F. Pickens, Iowa Junior Bar Survey in Aid of Legal Education (Iowa State Bar 1957)