Thomas P. Gallanis

Thomas P. Gallanis

Biographical Information

Publications

Books: Legal History

Thomas P. Gallanis ed. Commentaries on the Laws of England: Book III: Of Private Wrongs. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016.

Books: ALI Restatements

Thomas P. Gallanis ed. A Concise Restatement of Donative Transfers and Trusts. St. Paul, MN: West Academic Publishing, 2017.
Thomas P. Gallanis. Restatement of the Law 3d: Trusts, vol. 4, with Edward C. Halbach, Jr. and Randall W. Roth. St Paul, MN: American Law Institute 2012.

Books: Law (excluding Casebooks)

Thomas P. Gallanis. Wills, Trusts, and Estates Including Taxation and Future Interests, 5th ed., with William M. McGovern Jr., David M. English, and Sheldon F. Kurtz. St. Paul, MN: West Academic Publishing, 2017.
Thomas P. Gallanis. Principles of Property Law, 7th ed., with Herbert J. Hovenkamp and Sheldon F. Kurtz, St. Paul, MN: West Academic Publishing, 2016. (Concise Hornbook series).
Thomas P. Gallanis. The Law of Property: An Introductory Survey, 6th ed., with Herbert Hovenkamp and Sheldon F. Kurtz. St. Paul, MN: LEG, Inc. 2014.
Thomas P. Gallanis. Estates, Future Interests, and Powers of Appointment in a Nutshell, 5th ed., with Lawrence Waggoner. St. Paul, MN: West Academic Publishing 2014 (West Nutshell Series).
Thomas P. Gallanis. Estates, Future Interests, and Powers of Appointment in a Nutshell, 4th ed., with Lawrence Waggoner. St. Paul, MN: Thomson/West Publishing Co. 2010 (West Nutshell Series).
Thomas P. Gallanis. Estates and Future Interests in a Nutshell, 3rd ed., with Lawrence Waggoner. St. Paul, MN: Thomson/West Publishing Co. 2005 (West Nutshell Series).

Books: Casebooks

Thomas P. Gallanis. Fundamentals of Property Law, 4th ed., with Barlow Burke, Ann M. Burkhart, and R.H. Helmholz. New Providence, NJ: LexisNexis, 2015.
Thomas P. Gallanis. Family Property Law: Cases and Materials on Wills, Trusts, and Estates, 6th ed., St. Paul, MN: LEG, Inc. 2014.
Thomas P. Gallanis. Family Property Law: Cases and Materials on Wills, Trusts, and Future Interests, 5th ed., New York: Foundation Press 2011.
Thomas P. Gallanis. Family Property Law: Cases and Materials on Wills, Trusts, and Future Interests, 4th ed., with Lawrence Waggoner, Gregory Alexander, and Mary Louise Fellows. New York: Foundation Press 2006.
Thomas P. Gallanis, Elder Law: Readings, Cases and Materials, 2nd ed., with A. Kimberley Dayton and Molly M. Wood. Cincinnati, OH: Anderson Publishing Co., 2003.
Thomas P. Gallanis. Family Property Law: Cases and Materials on Wills, Trusts, and Future Interests, 3rd ed., with Lawrence Waggoner, Gregory Alexander, and Mary Louise Fellows. New York: Foundation Press 2002.
Thomas P. Gallanis. Elder Law: Readings, Cases and Materials, with Kimberley Dayton and Molly Wood. Cincinnati, OH: Anderson 2000.

Book Chapters

Thomas P. Gallanis, “Will-Substitutes: A US Perspective,” in Passing Wealth on Death: Will-Substitutes in Comparative Perspective, edited by Alexandra Braun and Anne Röthel. Portland, OR: Hart Publishing, 2016, at 9.
Thomas P. Gallanis, "Powers of Appointment in the Current Planning Environment," with Turney P. Berry and Sarah S. Butters, in The Forty-Ninth Annual Heckerling Institute on Estate Planning, edited by Tina Portuondo. New Providence, NJ: LexisNexis 2015, at 13-1.
Thomas P. Gallanis. "The Evolution of the Common Law," in Studies in Canon Law and Common Law in Honor of R.H. Helmholz, edited by Troy L. Harris. Berkeley, CA: Robbins Collection Publications, 2015, at 61.
Thomas P. Gallanis, "The Contribution of Fiduciary Law," in The Worlds of the Trust, edited by Lionel Smith. New York: Cambridge University Press 2013, at 388.
Thomas P. Gallanis, “Victorian Reform of Civil Litigation in the Superior Courts of Common Law,” in Within a Reasonable Time: The History of Due and Undue Delay in Civil Litigation, edited by C.H. Van Rhee. Berlin: Duncker & Humblot 2010, at 233.
Thomas P. Gallanis, “Courts: English,” in 2 Oxford International Encyclopedia of Legal History, edited by Stanley N. Katz. New York: Oxford University Press 2009, at 249.
Thomas P. Gallanis, “Death by Disaster: Anglo-American Presumptions, 1766-2006,” in The Law of Presumptions: Essays in Comparative Legal History, edited by R.H. Helmholz and W. David H. Sellar. Berlin: Duncker & Humblot 2009, at 189.
Thomas P. Gallanis, “Evidence: English Common Law,” in 3 Oxford International Encyclopedia of Legal History, edited by Stanley N. Katz. New York: Oxford University Press 2009, at 3.
Thomas P. Gallanis, “Ordeal in English Common Law,” in 4 Oxford International Encyclopedia of Legal History, edited by Stanley N. Katz. New York: Oxford University Press 2009, at 262.
Thomas P. Gallanis, “Trial by Battle: English Common Law,” in 6 Oxford International Encyclopedia of Legal History, edited by Stanley N. Katz. New York: Oxford University Press 2009, at 6.
Thomas P. Gallanis, “Domestic Partners and Inheritance: Past, Present, Future,” in 39th Annual Heckerling Institute on Estate Planning. New York: Mathew Bender 2005, at 17-1.
“Evidence Law and the Evidentiary Objection: A View from the ‘British Trials’ Collection,” in Domestic and International Trials, 1700-2000: The Trial in History, edited by Rose A. Melikan. Manchester, UK: University of Manchester Press 2003, at 12.
Thomas P. Gallanis, “Trust,” in Reader’s Guide to the Social Sciences, edited by Jonathan Michie. London: Fitzroy Dearborn 2001, at 1697.
Thomas P. Gallanis, “Common Law,” in Reader’s Guide to the Social Sciences, edited by Jonathan Michie. London: Fitzroy Dearborn 2001, at 243.

Articles

Thomas P. Gallanis, “Trusts and Estates: Teaching Uniform Law,” 58 Saint Louis University Law Journal 671 (2014).
Thomas P. Gallanis, "Měi Guó Xìn Tuō Fǎ Dí Xīn Fāng Xiàng," translated by Xu Wei, 2013 Shanghai Jiao Tong University Law Review 97.
Thomas P. Gallanis, “Family Caregiving and the Law of Succession: A Proposal (Symposium: The Uniform Probate Code: Remaking American Succession Law),” with Josephine Gittler, 45 University of Michigan Journal of Law Reform 761 (2012).
Thomas P. Gallanis, “The New Direction of American Trust Law,” 97 Iowa Law Review 215 (2011).
Thomas P. Gallanis, “The Flexible Family in Three Dimensions,” 28 Law & Inequality 291 (2010).
Thomas P. Gallanis, “Making Sense of Blackstone’s Puzzle: Why Forbid Defense Counsel? (Symposium: Making Sense of the Past: When History Meets Law),” 53 Studies in Law, Politics, and Society 35 (2010).
Thomas P. Gallanis, “Frontiers of Succession (Symposium: The Law of Succession in the 21st Century),” 43 Real Property, Probate and Trust Journal 419 (2008).
Thomas P. Gallanis, "Xiàn Dài Zhèng Jù Fǎ Dí Xīng Qǐ," translated by Wu Hongqi, 16 Evidence Science 49 (2008).
Thomas P. Gallanis, “The Trustee’s Duty to Inform,” 85 North Carolina Law Review 1595 (2007).
Thomas P. Gallanis, “The Mystery of Old Bailey Counsel,” 65 Cambridge Law Journal 159 (2006).
Thomas P. Gallanis, “Inheritance Rights for Domestic Partners,” 79 Tulane Law Review 55 (2004).
Thomas P. Gallanis, “ERISA and the Law of Succession,” 65 Ohio State Law Journal 185 (2004).
Thomas P. Gallanis, “The Future of Future Interests,” 60 Washington and Lee Law Review 513 (2003).
Thomas P. Gallanis, “Aging and the Nontraditional Family,” 32 University of Memphis Law Review 607 (2002).
Thomas P. Gallanis, “The Rule Against Perpetuities and the Law Commission’s Flawed Philosophy,” 59 Cambridge Law Journal 284 (2000).
Thomas P. Gallanis, “Write and Wrong: Rethinking the Way We Communicate Health-Care Decisions,” 31 Connecticut Law Review 1015 (1999).
Thomas P. Gallanis, “The Rise of Modern Evidence Law,” 84 Iowa Law Review 499 (1999), translated into Chinese and published in 16 Zheng ju ke xue (Evidence Science) 49 (2008).
Thomas P. Gallanis, “Default Rules, Mandatory Rules, and the Movement for Same-Sex Equality,” 60 Ohio State Law Journal 1513 (1999).
Thomas P. Gallanis, “La Preuve en ‘Common Law’: Wigmore Aujourd’hui,” 23 Droits 79 (1996).
Thomas P. Gallanis, “Charitable Foundations: What We Have Learned in Twenty Years,” with Howard M. McCue III, 131 Trusts & Estates no. 8, at 12 (1992).
Thomas P. Gallanis, “The Newhouse Case: Complexity Results in a Low Value for Common Stock,” with Howard M. McCue III, 129 Trusts & Estates no. 12, at 54 (1990).

Short Essays

Thomas P. Gallanis, "The U.S. Supreme Court and the Law of Trusts and Estates: A Law Reformer’s Perspective," 42 ACTEC Law Journal 11 (2016).
Thomas P. Gallanis, “The Trust in Continental Europe: A Brief Comment from a U.S. Observer,” 18 Columbia Journal of European Law Online i (2012).

Book Reviews

Thomas P. Gallanis, Review of Devising, Dying and Dispute: Probate Litigation in Early Modern England, by Lloyd Bonfield. 31 Law and History Review 477 (2013).
Thomas P. Gallanis, “Reasonable Doubt and the History of the Criminal Trial,” review of The Origins of Reasonable Doubt, by James Q. Whitman. 76 University of Chicago Law Review 941 (2009).
Thomas P. Gallanis, Review of Conquered England: Kingship, Succession, and Tenure 1066 - 1166, by George Garnett. 29 Journal of Legal History 287 (2008).
Thomas P. Gallanis, Review of Crime, Police, and Penal Policy: European Experiences 1750-1940, by Clive Emsley. 23 Continuity and Change 366 (2008).
Thomas P. Gallanis, Review of Crime and Law in England, 1750 - 1840: Remaking Justice from the Margins, by Peter King. 26 Law and History Review 197 (2008).
Thomas P. Gallanis, “Review Notice: The Old Bailey Proceedings Online,” review of The Proceedings of the Old Bailey, 1674 - 1913. 26 Journal of Legal History 105 (2005).
Thomas P. Gallanis, Review of A Culture of Fact: England, 1550 - 1720, by Barbara J. Shapiro. 21 Law and History Review 625 (2003).
Thomas P. Gallanis, “Adversarial Culture, Adversarial Doctrine: Cross-Examination and Leading Questions in the ‘State Trials on CD-ROM’,” 24 Journal of Legal History 86 (2003).
Thomas P. Gallanis, Review of The Private Trustee in Victorian England, by Chantal Stebbings. 35 Albion 520 (2003).
Thomas P. Gallanis, Review of A Historical Introduction to the Law of Obligations, by David Ibbetson. 44 American Journal of Legal History 441 (2000).
Thomas P. Gallanis, “The Disorderly Earl of Castlehaven,” review of A House in Gross Disorder: Sex, Law and the 2nd Earl of Castlehaven, by Cynthia Herrup. H-Law (1999).
Thomas P. Gallanis, Review of The Privilege Against Self-Incrimination: Its Origins and Development, by R.H. Helmholz, et al. 3 Journal of Early Modern History 408 (1999).
Thomas P. Gallanis, Review of The Law of Evidence in Victorian England, by Christopher Allen. 62 Modern Law Review 483 (1999).
Thomas P. Gallanis, Review of The Chadwyck-Healey “British Trials” Collection. 19 Journal of Legal History 84 (1998).
Thomas P. Gallanis, Review of Witnessing Insanity: Madness and Mad-Doctors in the English Court, by Joel Peter Eigen. 54 Cambridge Law Journal 643 (1995).

Statutory Drafting

Thomas P. Gallanis, Reporter, Uniform Powers of Appointment Act (2013). National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws, 2013.
Thomas P. Gallanis, Reporter, Uniform Real Property Transfer on Death Act (2009). National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws, 2009.