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LA Lawyer Table of Contents:
March 2000

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

Table of Contents
March 2000, Vol. 23, No. 1 
 

FEATURES 

    Unwelcome Contribution
    Contrary to widespread opinion, the doctrine of contribution can still be invoked-with grave consequences to some defendants
    By Timothy Coates 

    About Face
    Appellate districts are divided on whether the legislature overstepped its authority in limiting trial courts' power to reverse their own prior rulings
    By Elizabeth M. Miller and Michel Y. Horton 

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    Collision Course
    If Propositions 30 and 31 pass, interpreting the legislative compromise between consumer attorneys and insurers will occupy the courts for years
    By Henry B. LaTorraca 

    Special Section
    12th Annual Guide to Expert Witnesses 

DEPARTMENTS

    Practice Tips
    Are TMDLs the answer for cleaning the nation's waters?
    By Daniel V. Hyde 

    Practice Tips
    Representing clients held against their will in mental hospitals
    By By Steven L. Hogan and L. Kimberly Pepper  

    Ethics Opinion No. 501
    Conflicts of interest-changing law firms 

    By the Book
    Thurgood Marshall: American Revolutionary
    Reviewed by Heather R. Moss 

    Law Office Management
    How lawyers can create products that add value to their practices
    By Edward Poll 

    Computer Counselor
    Realtime transcription offers real-world advantages
    By Daryl Teshima 

COLUMNS

    President's Page
    A vote of no confidence in Proposition 21
    By Patricia M. Schnegg
     

    Barristers Tips
    It is no mistake to admit a mistake
    By Jeffrey B. Kahan
     

    Closing Argument
    Winning strategies for legal writing
    By Karen Dale Dustman
     

Letters to the Editor 

Index to Advertisers 

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