This Note examines the origins, history, and current standing of federal common law in light of the U.S. Supreme Court's decision Eerie Railroad v. Tompkins. Furthermore, the Note will look to see the impact of state law and the Uniform Commercial Code in the creation of federal common law. Finally, the Note will analyze how the U.S. Supreme Court's decision, U.S. v. Kimbell Foods, Inc., impacts the use of the U.C.C. as federal law.
Louis S. Robin,
The Uniform Commerical Code as Federal Law: United States v. Kimbell Foods, Inc.,
8 Fordham Urb. L.J. 659
Available at: http://ir.lawnet.fordham.edu/ulj/vol8/iss3/6