Recent Issues

July 2010 Issue

Cover Story

Tipping the Scales

Once a year, the chief justices of the Southern state supreme courts gather to share experiences, learn from judicial educators, discuss trends that are common in the court systems of the Deep South and seek solutions. Last year, when the elite group of jurists gathered in Nashville, Tenn., they recognized that they themselves are a trend: Eight of the 13 Southern states—Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee and Texas—have female judges leading their courts of last resort—more than any region in the country.

Feature Section

ABA Connection

When Global Families Fail

As family law takes on global dimensions, international treaties may hold the key to resolving disputes.

Supreme Court Report

The ‘Super Median’

McElhaney on Litigation

Keep It Simple

President's Message

No Reason to Go It Alone

Report from Governmental Affairs

A Hard Look

Obiter Dicta

Chew on This

Precedents

July 8, 1993

Letters to the Editor

The Value of Strategic Counsel