Newest Issue - January 2007

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We’ve consulted with some of the le­gal profession’s best prophets, prognosti­cators and soothsayers to bring you a report from the future.

In 2007, judges will in­creasingly get creative with sentencing, shaming defendants in the hope they will think twice about violating the law again. Part­ners being pushed out by their firms will have new lev­erage to negotiate sweeter severance deals. And pat­ent holders will find their way to a forum that re­solves their dis­putes in record time.

Americans will battle over who’s really a citi­zen, online background checks will raise thorny ques­tions about discrimination, prosecutors will zero in on medi­cal ID theft, and lawyers will discover that MySpace ain’t just for kids.

For a closer look into our crystal ball, read on.

Features

Ideas from the Front

Ethics

Associates in the Trenches

Life Audit

Tech Audit

Career Audit

Obiter Dicta

Precedents

ABA Connection

President's Message

The National Pulse

McElhaney on Litigation

Solo Network

Corner Office

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