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  Los Angeles Lawyer
The Magazine of the Los Angeles County Bar Association
 
  Table of Contents

December 2008     Vol. 31, No. 9

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  Features
 
 

Foreign Affairs
The doctrines of choice of law and equitable representation will likely apply when a california court decides whether to enforce a foreign marriage contract

By Peter M. Walzer

American Made
The certification of class actions challenging the designation of consumer goods as "made in USA" is extremely difficult to obtain
By James R. Robie, Kyle Kveton, and Leah K. Bolea

Patently Clear
A recent Supreme Court decision has significantly expanded the jurisdiction for seeking a declaratory judgment on the validity of a patent
By James Juo

Special Section
2008 Holiday Travel & Gift Guide

 
  Departments  
 

Letters to the Editor

Barristers Tips
Defending Boilerplate in Contracts
By Jeremiah T. Reynolds

Practice Tips
The Unfortunate Use of Motions in Limine as Dispositive Motions
By William D. Rehwald

Practice Tips
Preparing for the UIDDA's New Rules for Foreign Depositions
By Joshua J. Pollack and Joseph K. Wright

By the Book
The Enemy Within
Reviewed by Stephen F. Rohde

Closing Argument
A Dark Tale about Credit Cards and Bankruptcy
By James P. McBride

 
 

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