Babette B. Barton,
Legal and Tax Incidents of Compulsive Behavior: Lessons from Zarin, 45
Available at: http://scholarship.law.berkeley.edu/facpubs/1019
Focuses on the implication of Zarin v. Commissioner on legal dispensation of compulsive gambling behavior in the United States. Need of legislation for legal accommodation of compulsive behavior; Cancellation of debts due to insolvency; Use of single transaction doctrine in justifying cancellation of debt.