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  Los Angeles Lawyer
The Magazine of the Los Angeles County Bar Association
 
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February 2009     Vol. 31, No. 11

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  Features
 
 

Protecting Our Elders
Under the criminal elder abuse statute, prosecutors must prove that the perpetratorknew or should have known that the victim of a crime was 65 or older

By Robin Allen

The Private Lives of Jurors
When investigating potential jurors, private investigators are agents of the attorneys who employ them and must observe the Rules of Professional Conductand the Private Investigator Act
Tracy J. Hasper and Gordon F. Lull

Clipping Coupons
Unlike federal courts, California courts have rejected the notion that coupon settlements of class actions are inherently suspect
By David Martinez and Rebecka Biejo

Special Section
2009 Guide to Trial Support Services

 
  Departments  
 

Barristers Tips
How Malpractice Insurance ERPs Apply to LLP Partners
By Dan McKenna

Practice Tips
Recent Amendments to Federal Law Increase Protection for the Disabled
By Lynne M. Hook and Stacey A. Lee

Computer Counselor
What Lawyers Need to Know about Text Messaging with Clients
By David Schnider

By the Book
The Buffalo Creek Disaster
Reviewed by Jeffrey D. Wolf

Closing Argument
The New Pet Trust Statute Is Certain to Dog the Judiciary
By Kenneth W. Kossoff

 
 

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