Fall 2008

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FEATURED CONTENT

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Alive and Well
The Philadelphia lawyer upholds a tradition of representing unpopular clients
by Thomas G. Wilkinson Jr. and Joseph A. Sullivan

Bull Trend
Representing participants in an up-and-coming professional sport presents unique challenges
by Christopher J. Cabott

Annals of Justice: A Sentence for Structuring
What determines a win or a loss is hindsight
by Steve LaCheen

Diversity Now
Obstacles to diversity in law firms are evolving
by Dr. Sean Kathleen Lincoln and Adrienne Cornwall

10 Questions for Louis S Rulli
The longtime legal aid services advocate becomes Penn Law’s clinical program director
by Michael J. Carroll

Local Treasures
Philadelphia has an opportunity to refine its cultural heritage policy
by Sharon M. Erwin

Sticky Buns for Justice Blackmun
A memorable trip to the Supreme Court
by Daniel J. Siegel

Sustainable Justice
Firms can join the green movement
by Alexander G. Bomstein

The "American Dream" Deferred
The winning essay in the Ruth Bader Ginsburg “Pursuit of Justice” Legal Writing Competition
by Mary Clark

DEPARTMENTS

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About this Issue and From the Editor
Looking for perspectives from across the profession
by Adrienne Cornwall and Peter Vaira

Briefs and Necrology
Compiled
by Adrienne Cornwall

Election Law
Lessons learned from the 2000 and 2004 elections
by Gregory M. Harvey

Advocate
A dissenting opinion from the Tax Reform Commission offers his perspective on the Business Privilege Tax
by Jonathan M. Stein

Public Interest
LawWorks keeps Philadelphia neighborhoods strong through legal assistance to homeowners and business
by Martin Costello

Public Interest
SeniorLAW Center celebrates its thirtieth anniversary
by Martin Costello

Technology
Finding old versions of Pennsylvania regulations is a breeze with some online research tips
by Daniel J. Siegel

Book Review
Norman Pearstine, former editor-in-chief of Time Inc., gives a glimpse of the internal back-and-forth over the Valerie Plame leak and government involvement in the media’s use of anonymous sources in Off the Record.
by Harold K. Cohen

That Was Then
African-American judges in Philadelphia gather at a 1978 Barristers’ Association luncheon