The Philadelphia Lawyer Fall 2013

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Cover and Table of Contents

From the Editor
by May Mon Post

Briefs, In Memoriam & Reader's Comments

Is an Advance Conflicts Waiver Valid?
by David I. Grunfeld

The Littlest Lawyer
Nine-year-old joins her mother at the office for a day as an attorney
by Tracey E. Diamond

Annals of Justice – The Name Game
Having a good name is more important than gold
by Steve LaCheen

10 Questions for Chief Judge Petrese B. Tucker
The new chief judge of the Eastern District, the first African-American woman on that court, is the first woman to hold the position
by Deborah Weinstein

Using the Courts to Address America's Gun Violence Epidemic
Bringing liability cases against criminal and negligent gun dealers is a top priority in the fight against gun violence in our country
by Jon Lowy and Elizabeth Burke

The Case for Gun Rights
Enforcing the laws already on the books will help keep guns out of the wrong hands
by Jonathan S. Goldstein

A Mission to Cuba
A delegation of Philadelphia lawyers travels to Havana to learn about the Cuban justice system
by Lauren A. Wilkinson

Exile on Locust Street
A man works hard (too hard) to provide for his family and then loses the family
by The Husband

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Pursuit of Justice Legal Writing Competition Winner
Application of the Exclusionary Rule in Immigration Proceedings: Not Just Egregious Violations, Recommendations for Meaningful Protection of Civil Rights
by Matthew G. Tom

The solo and small firm guide to essential law office technology
by Molly Barker Gilligan

Book Review
Avalanche & Gorilla Jim: Appalachian Trail Adventures and Other Tales
by Judge Sandra Mazer Moss

That Was Then - 1983
"Silver Futures" 25th Annual Bench-Bar Conference