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LA Lawyer Table of Contents: March 1997 

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

Table of Contents
March 1997 , Vol. 20, No. 11 
 

FEATURES 
Invasion of the Computer Snatchers
Important legal issues are raised when prosecutors seize and search the computer system of a law firm or its clients
By Michael A. Vacchio
 
The Rules
With increasing litigation in federal courts, practitioners need to be mindful of the differences between state and federal rules of procedure
By Adam Treiger and Milena Kogan

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     Judging the Judges
A County Bar Association panel joins the current debate over the future of the State Bar's Judicial Nominees Evaluation Commission
Edited by Philip S. Miller

DEPARTMENTS 
Tax Tips
Separate property reimbursement of joint income taxes
By Richard B. Malamud
Practice Tips
Excessive punitive damages awards under attack
By Frederic D. Cohen
     Tax Tips
The IRS makes entity classification simple
By Ronald B. Landau
Computer Counselor
Finding the right time-and-billing software package
By Daryl Teshima

COLUMNS 
President's Page
A report from the trenches
By Sheldon H. Sloan
     Barristers Bulletin
Reaching out to attorneys of the future
By David Ackerly

Closing Argument
Rough justice
By Wayne S. Flick

Letters to the Editor 
Index to Advertisers 
Classifieds 
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