The Philadelphia Lawyer Spring 09

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From the Editor
Super Lawyer
by Peter F. Vaira

Reader's Forum
Reader's Forum

Briefs and in Memoriam

Briefs and In Memoriam

Ethical issues in conservatorships
by David I. Grunfeld and Evie Boss Cogan

The Eyes Have It
A torn retina could lead to the loss of sight in an eye without immediate action.
by Michael J. Carroll

The Commerce Court's First Decade
Philadelphia's Commerce Case Management Program has made the courts and legal community recognized national leaders in developing the best and most efficient method for litigating business disputes.
by Lee Applebaum

The State of Child Abuse and Child Advocacy
Although statistics point to an increase in child abuse, there is reason for optimism that this trend will reverse.
by Frank Cervone

Question of Authority
Andrew Patel defended Jose Padilla, suspected of plotting a dirty bomb attack in the United States.
by May Mon Post and Mark Franek

Almost Lost in Translation

How a U.S. Army translator nearly lost his chance at American citizenship while on duty in the Middle East.
by Audrey A. Allen

My Most Unforgettable Character Said No

In history, literature and in life, some of the most interesting characters can be the bad guys.
by Michael J. Carrol


Software and online services make saving and restoring your data a simple task
by Daniel J. Siegel

Book Review

David Allen's Making It All Work
by Michael Koptiw