2008 September

Articles Articles in this issue:

U.S. Supreme Court further interprets ADEA

The Court parsed a fine distinction between an employer’s pension policies that take age into account and favor younger employees versus directly taking age into account and discriminating against older employees.

Leslie A. Brueckner

2008 September


Using the law to advance social justice

Thinking outside the boundaries of a trial may help to bring about true social reform

Michele Magar

2008 September


When defendants are fighting each other

How to settle a multi-party case where the defendants are fighting with each other over liability and coverage

Jeffrey Krivis

2008 September


Dealing with Federal Electronic Litigation [ECF]

Why wait until a case forces you to deal with federal e-filing and ECF procedures? Learn what to do by reading this article

Althea T. Kippes

2008 September


Tough economic times don’t deter lawyers from pro bono cases

There are as many reasons for offering pro bono representation as there are lawyers in the American legal system

Tami Kamin-Meyer

2008 September


Tips on exercises to prepare for your courtroom performance — they really work!

Just as a great actor develops his or her talent, a lawyer can hone skills in the courtroom. The author, an actor and jury consultant, suggests exercises to improve your performance.

Katherine James

2008 September


Videotape depositions: Take one!

One picture is worth a thousand words: A new view on depositions

Jeffrey Huron

2008 September


Civil Procedure Update

A review of recent decisions on civil procedure, discovery and evidence of interest to the plaintiff’s bar

Steven Finz

2008 September


Profile: Mary Alexander

Attorney embarked on a mission to be a protector of people

2008 September


A rare victory for the homeless

Berkeley woman’s challenge leads to repeal of unconstitutional loitering ordinance

2008 September


U.S. Supreme Court slashes punitive damages in Exxon Mobil Shipping Company v. Baker

U.S. Supreme Court slashes punitive damages in Exxon Mobil Shipping Company v. Baker

Frank P. Sarro

2008 September


Looking back at the end of the case

“As an appellate attorney, sometimes I feel like the cleaning lady who picks up the trash after a trial.”

Donna Bader

2008 September

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