Fall 2011 - Vol. 38:1

What Difference Can a Quality Lawyer Make for a Child?


What Difference Can a Quality Lawyer Make for a Child?

Children in dependency and delinquency proceedings need counsel. They don’t always have one, and the results can be disastrous.

Many recognize the problem of bullying among youth, but there are better solutions than feeding bullies into the school-to-prison pipeline.

Navigating the complex, confusing rules applicable to foreign depositions and transborder discovery can be confusing, but litigators can minimize problems by following the steps described in this article.

The chief judge is looked to as the leader of the court, which means that colleagues and staff bring problems, both individual and systemic.

Lawyers beware. When attorney-client communications occur by email from home or work, the attorney-client privilege can easily be lost.

Much of what you have been taught about writing is wrong. A professor of rhetoric shares his insights.

The Supreme Court's decision in Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., v. Dukes disappointed those on both sides who demanded a moralistic conclusion to what really was a far more mundane legal controversy.

All lawyers, even the best, make mistakes. How to best avoid them? Preparation and attention to detail--there’s no substitute.

An explanation of Rule 1.7 conflicts.


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