2019 July

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Articles in this issue:

Prime time

Mini-openings, neutral statements, and overselling in the name of primacy

Miles B. Cooper

2019 July


Profile: Sarah London

Profile: Sarah London

From organizing a fifth-grade walkout to hammering away at Big Tobacco, no fight is too big or small

Stephen Ellison

2019 July


Can a smaller firm handle a products-liability case?

Can a smaller firm handle a products-liability case?

You may want to reconsider suing Toyota over a defective brake design, but an exploding battery in a laptop computer is very manageable

Chuck Geerhart

2019 July


Appellate Reports

Specific enforcement of settlement — Mesa RHF Partners, L.P. v. City of Los Angeles. Code of Civil Procedure section 664.6; requests to retain jurisdiction; signature by parties versus attorneys

Jeffrey I. Ehrlich

2019 July


Strengthening resilience through mindfulness

Just a few minutes of mindfulness every day can clear away distracting thoughts and emotional baggage

Paul A. Bacigalupo

2019 July



Dangerous crosswalks

Dangerous crosswalks

A thorough discussion of dangerous conditions that make government liable for pedestrian injuries

Laura F. Sedrish

2019 July


Lessons from my first jury trial and error

Lessons from my first jury trial and error

Judge Stern recalls his baptism under fire as a Federal Public Defender in an unlawful detainer eviction action in front of an impatient judge

Michael L. Stern

2019 July


The deluge of digital evidence

The deluge of digital evidence

Video and audio evidence and what to consider in a rapidly changing landscape

Michael D. Schwartz

2019 July


Tolling in collective actions under the Fair Labor Standards Act

Tolling in collective actions under the Fair Labor Standards Act

An important difference between class actions and collective actions: Equitable tolling

Brian J. Malloy

2019 July


Building trust with clients

Building trust with clients

A system for building and maintaining client relationships in contingency-fee cases

Greg Brod
Marc G. Kroop

2019 July


ERISA: Cancer treatment denial

ERISA: Cancer treatment denial

Taking aim at insurance companies’ denials of proton therapy cancer treatment

Timothy J. Rozelle

2019 July

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