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Table of Contents:
March 1996


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

March 1996, Vol. 19, No. 1

CONTENTS

     Damage Control
Federal and state courts have made it clear that they will not overturn punitive damages awarded in arbitration unless the parties have an unambiguous agreement to the contrary.
Diana P. Scott

Handle with Care
While recent legislation has limited the utility of special needs trusts, they can still be useful in securing government health care benefits.
By John A. Payne, Jr.

A Sure Thing
Commercial lawyers struggling to find a hidden guaranty or surety in their transactions will find relief in the Restatement (Third) of Suretyship.
By Steven O. Weise

Plus: Earn MCLE Credit. MCLE Test No. 38,
sponsored by Lexis®-Nexis®, begins on page 38.

Special Section
8th Annual Guide to Expert Witnesses

DEPARTMENTS

     Tax Tips
IRS guidelines for installment-payment agreements
By Dennis N. Brager

Practice Tips
Federal procurement reforms offer new opportunities
By John A. Burkholder

Ethics Opinion No. 484
Commingling of client trust account funds
Computer Counselor
Computer-assisted alternative dispute resolution
By Joseph Kornowski

COLUMNS

     Bad news, bad laws
In support of affirmative action
By Laurie D. Zelon

Barristers Bulletin
Lessons from our best teachers
By Michael D. Schwartz

Closing Argument
The price of justice
By Stanley Perlo

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