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LA Lawyer Table of Contents:
July/August 1998

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

Table of Contents
July/August 1998, Vol. 21, No. 5 
 

FEATURES 

    State of Sovereignty
    Has the U.S. Supreme Court in City of Boerne strengthened state challenges to Congress's power to enforce the Fourteenth Amendment?
    By David H. Cruz

    Liar, Liar
    Parol evidence inconsistent with the terms of a fully integrated contract is generally not admissible to prove fraud in contract disputes
    By Gary S. Raskin
     

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    At Your Convenience
    Following government precedent, private parties can reduce the threat of contract damages with a properly executed termination for convenience clause
    By James R. Walsh and Hugh Alexander
     

    Los Angeles Lawyer's Annual Index to Articles
    A complete guide to authors and articles published in Volume 20, March 1997-February 1998

    Cover
    Lee Smalley Edmon, a partner with the law firm of Dewey Ballantine LLP, is the president of the Los Angeles County Bar Association for 1998-99.
    Her first President's Page is online.

DEPARTMENTS

    Tax Tips
    Income reporting requirements for lawyers and law firms
    By Kneave Riggall

    Practice Tips
    Proposition 215: legal strategies for the medicinal use of marijuana
    By Ronald Richards
     

    Computer Counselor
    Four blunders that lawyers can blame on their computers
    By Daryl Teshima
     

    By the Book
    Big Trouble
    Reviewed by Judge Anthony J. Mohr
     

COLUMNS

    President's Page
    A good place to call home
    By Lee Smalley Edmon

    Barristers Bulletin
    We have world enough, and time
    By Mark T. Gillett
     

    Closing Argument
    How I shut down the State Bar
    By Ronald R. St. John
     

Guide to Investigative Services 

Classifieds 

Index to Advertisers


   
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