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

Table of Contents

July/August 2009     Vol. 32, No. 5

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  Features
 
 

Getting the Lead Out
The new, more stringent content standards for lead and phthalates in consumer products apply to businesses at every level of the supply chain

By Elizabeth S. Berman and Kimberly K. Smith

Zone Defense
Recent supreme court decisions lay out more exacting requirements for approving zoning variances to ensure that they remain the exception rather than the rule
By James R. Repking and Kathryn J. Paradise

A Matter of Opinion
Patent opinions are being more closely scrutinized in light of the adoption of the "objective recklessness" standard for willful infringement
By James Juo

Special Section
2009 Guide to Investigative Services

 
  Departments  
 

President's Page
The New Challenges Facing the Legal Profession
By Don Mike Anthony

Barristers Tips
Charting a New Course for the Barristers
By David W. Swift

Tax Tips
Tax Issues for Foreign Investors In U.S. Films
Marsha-laine F. Dungog

Practice Tips
Getting Land Use Approvals for Los Angeles Charter Schools
By Michael S. Woodward

Closing Argument
Making Private Investigators Do More with Less
By Tracy J. Hasper

 
 

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