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Litigation, published four times a year, is the preeminent journal in the field. The publication offers practical yet lively information on common problems and interests for the lawyers who try cases and the judges who decide them. All members of the Section of Litigation receive Litigation. To subscribe, join the Section today.

Litigation: Fall 2006Vol. 33, No. 1, Fall 2006: Balancing

Opening Statement: Beyond the Moral Archetype  |  PDF
Kim J. Askew

One of the most revered lawyers in popular culture and within the profession is Atticus Finch, the fictional lawyer made famous by Harper Lee in her legendary novel, To Kill a Mockingbird. Actor Gregory Peck was the movie version of Atticus Finch, and we so identified with him that the American Film Institute declared Atticus the “greatest hero in 100 years of film history.” Atticus is the antidote to lawyer jokes, bad publicity about lawyers, and assertions that the law is now just a business and no longer a profession.…


The following articles from the Fall 2006 issue are available to Section members and are in PDF format ( PDF):

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