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May 1996

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

May 1996, Vol. 19, No. 3

CONTENTS
     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.
Yours Truly
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
Special Section
1996 Guide to Trial Support Services

 

DEPARTMENTS
     Risk Management
Pitfalls and strategies for the lawyer-for-the-deal
By Ellen R. Peck
Tax Tips
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

COLUMNS
     President's Page
The struggle for diversity in the bar goes on
By Laurie D. Zelon

Barristers Bulletin
Protecting the rights of children
By Ruth D. Kahn
Closing Argument
Professional family values
By Roy H. Aaron
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