California Bar Journal
OFFICIAL PUBLICATION OF THE STATE BAR OF CALIFORNIA - OCTOBER 1999
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California Bar Journal

The State Bar of California


REGULARS

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Front Page - October 1999
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News
Johnson confirmed for second term as bar's top prosecutor
Courts serve up mixed rulings on State Bar
Ethics association elects Karpman president
Six new governors join bar board
New group targets health care fraud
Public law section creates online library of public law links
JoAnne Spears honored
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Trials Digest
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Opinion
Slaying an imaginary dragon
The perfect ending: Results
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From the President - This bar year ends on a high note
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Letters to the Editor
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Public Comment
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Legal Tech - Tips for network administrators
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New Products & Services
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1999 Honors
State Bar cites pro bono service
Young lawyers salute San Diego sole practitioner for outstanding service
State Bar hails 'lawyer's lawyer'
Aided by attorney, parolee cited, hired
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MCLE Self-Study
The Rigors of Fee Agreements
Self-Assessment Test
MCLE Calendar of Events
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Discipline
Ethics Byte - Before you sue for fees, think again
Woman who impersonated husband ordered reinstated
Attorney Discipline

NEW PRODUCTS & SERVICES

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Data.Txt enhances law management software

Data.Txt Corp. has released Time Matters Version 3.0 for Windows 95/98/NT/2000. The new version has added e-mail, mail tracking, phone center, web research, billing and expense, and a QuickBooks link to its law office practice and matter management software.

The new edition starts at $150. An upgrade from Time Matters 2.0 starts at $75.

For information, visit www.timematters.com.

Employment discrimination program now available

Matthew Bender & Co., now part of Lexis Publishing, has added Employment Discrim-ination E-LEX CD-ROM to its Authority CD-ROM series.

The new tool guides the practitioner through the litigation research process while providing a client interview system that allows immediate access to the information needed to confirm that the potential litigant meets the requirements for bringing a particular cause of action.

For additional information, contact Matthew Bender at 1-800/223-1940 or visit www.bender.com.

Sports law casebook released by West Group

West Group has released a comprehensive new casebook, Sports Law: Cases and Materials, by Robert M. Jarvis and Phyllis Coleman. The new casebook breaks the complex legal world of sports management into nine accessible chapters: fans, owners, players, agents, coaches, doctors, referees, reporters and gamblers.

It also is a resource for professionals who need to understand sports law. Legal points of interest are made with relevant contemporary events and controversies, such as the NBA lockout, the 2002 Salt Lake City Olympics scandal and Mark McGwire’s reliance on androstenedione.

Sports Law is available for $60. For more information, visit www.westgroup.com or call 1-800/328-9352.