The Philadelphia Lawyer Fall 09

Download the complete issue


click any of the story titles for a PDF version of just that story

The Philadelphia Lawyer Cover

Table of Contents

From the Editor and Reader's Forum
by Deborah Weinstein

Briefs and in Memoriam
Briefs and in Memoriam

Business Law
Follow an orderly process to make law firm mergers go smoothly.
by Robert W. Denney

Should Lawyers Be Required to Help Those in Need?
by David I. Grunfeld and Evie Boss Cogan

Criminal Justice
Make sure to consult with the U.S. Treasury Department before representing a foreign client.
by Thomas F. Liotti and Drummond Smith

Clam Bake
Nothing beats the simple pleasure of an authentic New England clam bake.
by Marc W. Reuben

The Life and Travels of a Por Hac Lawyer
A Philadelphia lawyer travels the country and no two courtrooms are the same.
by James M. Brogan

Perspectives from the Pipeline
Philadelphia law school career professionals speak out on the great recession
by Elaine Petrossian

Untold Stories Celebrate Pro Bono Work
Meet a sampling of people who help Philadelphia's neediest residents.
by Michael Petitti

The Desert and the Lost City
A visit to Petra, Jordan's ancient abandoned "Red City."
by Richard G. Freeman

Economy Takes Toll on Family Pets

People are being forced to give up their companion animals and shelters struggle for answers.
by Gail H. Griffin


Crimes against grammar, syntax, clarity and common sense.
by Michael Carrol


When it comes to Internet searches, there's more to the Web than Google.
by Dan Giancaterino

Book Review

Packing the Court provides a comprehensive review of the Supreme Court's use of judicial review.
by Benjamin F. Johns

That Was Then - 1979

The magazine formerly known as The Shingle rolls off the presses.