Table of Contents:
Los Angeles Lawyer
The Magazine of the Los Angeles County Bar Association
May 1996, Vol. 19, No. 3
| ||Full Speed Ahead |
A new safe harbor created by Congress encourages the dissemination of forward-looking financial statements, but does not eliminate the risk of litigation.
By Daniel S. Floyd and Gareth T. Evans
|Criminal Justice and Domestic Tranquility |
A panel of distinguished attorneys analyzes the need for reform of the criminal justice system in the wake of the O. J. Simpson trial.
Newly proposed rules for letters of credit will clear up many areas of uncertainty and bring the state into greater conformity with national practices.
By Thomas E. McCurnin
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|At Your Own Risk|
After years of expansive rulings, courts have recently restricted the rights of victims to seek damages from landowners for third-party criminal acts.
By Irwin E. Sandler
1996 Guide to Trial Support Services
| ||Risk Management|
Pitfalls and strategies for the lawyer-for-the-deal
By Ellen R. Peck
The EDD implements its new tax-settlement authority
By Charles P. Rettig
|By the Book |
Learned Hand: The Man and the Judge
Reviewed by David J. Cowan
|Computer Counselor |
How to practice cybernetics
By Joseph Kornowski
| ||President's Page|
The struggle for diversity in the bar goes on
By Laurie D. Zelon
Protecting the rights of children
By Ruth D. Kahn
Professional family values
By Roy H. Aaron
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