California Bar Journal
OFFICIAL PUBLICATION OF THE STATE BAR OF CALIFORNIA - APRIL 2001
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California Bar Journal

The State Bar of California


REGULARS

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Front Page - April 2001
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News / News Briefs
Bar foundation gives $50,000 grant to fund Conference of Delegates
Bar hit with $2.35 million fee demand in lawyer dues case
Bush administration ends ABA review of judicial candidates
Special publication in May Bar Journal
Davis appoints two public members to board of governors
George lauds five years of reform
2001 Annual Meeting will be held in Anaheim
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Trials Digest
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Legal Tech - FindLaw: Lawyers' home on the web
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Opinion
From the President - Butter a slice, not a full loaf
Is it wrong to copy a song?
Letters to the Editor
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Update on ethics
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MCLE Self-Study
Kids and the Law
Self-Assessment Test
MCLE Calendar of Events
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You Need to Know
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Public Comment
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Discipline
Ethics Byte - 2 new rulings send litigators back to basics
Forgery, grand theft, fraud convictions lead to resignation
Attorney Discipline

MCLE

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MCLE CALENDAR OF EVENTS
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THE STATE BAR SECTIONS HAVE SCHEDULED THE FOLLOWING EVENTS:
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April

Thursday, April 12: State Bar Antitrust & Unfair Competition Law Section presents You Never Give Me Your Money, You Only Give Me Your Innovation, noon - 1:30 p.m., participation by telephone. 415/538-2508. [1.5 hours MCLE credit]

Friday, April 20: State Bar Labor & Employment Law Section presents 7th Annual Public Sector Labor & Employment Program, Sacramento. 415/538-2590. [6.5 hours MCLE credit]

Friday, April 20 - Sunday, April 22: State Bar Environmental Law Section presents 2001 Spring Roundtables, San Diego. 415/538-2508. [8.5 hours MCLE credit]

Friday, April 20 - Sunday, April 22: State Bar Real Property Section presents Real Property Retreat, Silverado Country Club, Napa. 415/538-2564. [12.25 hours MCLE credit]

Friday, April 27 - Sunday, April 29: State Bar Business Law and Intellectual Property sections present Second Annual Spring Meeting, Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines. 415/538-2570 or 415/538-2375. [Up to 14.5 hours MCLE credit]

Friday, April 27 - Sunday, April 29: State Bar Litigation Section presents Annual Trial Symposium: Champions of the Courtroom, Ritz Carlton, Half Moon Bay. 415/538-2546. [9.75 hours MCLE credit]April

May

Saturday, May 5: State Bar Workers' Compensation Section presents 2001 Spring Education Conference, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m., Holiday Inn Capitol Plaza, Sacramento. 415/538-2256. [6 hours MCLE credit]

Friday, May 18: State Bar International Law Section Presents LIFE: How AC-21 Helps Alien Workers and Their Employers, and Other Recent Developments in Immigration Law, 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m., Los Angeles Marriott. 415/538-2468. [MCLE credit to be determined]

June

Friday, June 1: State Bar Family Law Section and Estate Planning, Trust & Probate Law Section present Community Property Institute, San Francisco. 415/538-2238 or 415/538-2206. [MCLE credit to be determined]