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					                                 Court Informer
                                          July 2009




The Court Informer is a publication of the Superior Court Law Library, distributed every two
months as a current awareness service. It includes citations to articles recently received by
the Law Library as well as other materials that may be of interest to the Court. If you would
like to receive a copy of any of the cited articles, please contact the Law Library Circulation
Desk at (602) 506-3461 or return the attached request form to the Law Library. If there are
any topics you would like to see covered in forthcoming issues please contact:


         Susan Armstrong at (602) 506-3599 or sarmstrong@scll.maricopa.gov
                                                                        CONTENTS



Adoption, Foster Care & Juvenile Justice ................................................................................................ 1
Alternative Dispute Resolution .................................................................................................................. 1
Capital Cases & Capital Sentencing.......................................................................................................... 1
Courts & Court Administration .................................................................................................................. 1
Criminal Justice........................................................................................................................................... 3
Ethics............................................................................................................................................................ 5
Evidence....................................................................................................................................................... 6
Family Law ................................................................................................................................................... 7
Guardianship & Probate ............................................................................................................................. 8
Juries & Jury Reform .................................................................................................................................. 8
Technology and the Law ............................................................................................................................ 8
Trial Practice................................................................................................................................................ 8
General Interest ........................................................................................................................................... 9
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Adoption, Foster Care & Juvenile Justice

1.     Bui, Hoan N. “Parent-Child Conflicts, School Troubles, and Differences in Delinquency across
       Immigration Generations.” 55 Crime & Delinquency 442 (July 2009).

2.     Goodman, Peter S. “Budget Cuts Eroding Progress in Juvenile Justice.” New York Times A9
       (July 11, 2009).

3.     Koch, Wendy. “Foster Care Savings Plan Helps Older Kids Find Way.” USA Today A3 (June 15,
       2009).

4.     Olsen, Lise. “Certified as Adults, But Still Children; Harris County Has an ‘Assembly Line’ for
       Juvenile Justice, Critics Say. Cases: Certification Is a ‘Joke,’ Says Lawyer.” Houston Chronicle 1
       (June 7, 2009).

5.     Woodring, Darla D. “Approaching Placement with Caution: A Child’s Right to an Advocate in
       Adoption Proceedings.” 52 Howard Law Journal 791 (Spring 2009).


Alternative Dispute Resolution

6.     Hallevy, Gabriel. “The Defense Attorney as Mediator in Plea Bargains.” 9 Pepperdine Dispute
       Resolution Law Journal 495 (2009).


Capital Cases & Capital Sentencing

7.     Berger, Eric. “Lethal Injection and the Problem of Constitutional Remedies.” 27 Yale Law &
       Policy Review 259 (Spring 2009).

8.     Chaney, Kathy. “Public Defender without Funds for Capital Cases.” Chicago Defender 6 (June
       10-June 16, 2009).

9.     Lavagnino, Javier. “New Ohio Lethal Injection Procedure Used on Killer” (June 3, 2009), available
       at:
       http://blogs.findlaw.com/blotter/2009/06/new-ohio-lethal-injection-procedure-used-on-killer.html.

10.    Liptak, Adam. “Death Penalty Case Reveals the Blemishes in Alabama’s Courts.” New York
       Times A14 (June 9, 2009).

11.    Murphy, Russell G. “Executing on the Death Penalty: International Law Influences on United
       States Supreme Court Decision-Making in Capital Punishment Cases.” 32 Suffolk Transnational
       Law Review 599 (Summer 2009).

12.    Pordum, Matthew. “Death Penalty Opponents Try a New Argument; Activists Tell State
       Commission a Moratorium on Executions Would Save Nearly $1 Billion.” 122 Los Angeles Daily
       Journal 1 (July 1, 2009).


Courts & Court Administration

13.    Barnes, Robert. “Term Saw High Court Move to the Right; Roberts-Led March Likely to
       Continue.” Washington Post A1 (July 1, 2009).

14.    Bazelon, Emily. “The Place of Women on the Court” (July 12, 2009), available at:
       http://www.nytimes.com/2009/07/12/magazine/12ginsburg-t.html?_r=1&pagewanted=all.

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15.    Broderick, Jr., Chief Justice John T. “The Changing Face of Justice in a New Century: The
       Challenges It Poses to State Courts and Court Management.” 24 Court Manager 30 (Summer
       2009).

16.    Bronstad, Amanda. “Belt-tightening Crimps Court Services in California” (June 4, 2009), available
       at: http://www.law.com/jsp/nlj/PubArticlePrinterFriendlyNLJ.jsp?id=1202431220636.

17.    Bronstad, Amanda. “L.A. Superior Court Survives Its First Furlough” (July 16, 2009), available at:
       http://www.law.com/jsp/nlj/PubArticlePrinterFriendlyNLJ.jsp?id=1202432326578.

18.    Colbert, Bruce. “Judge Hinson Admits Guilt, Resigns Sept. 30” (June 25, 2009), available at:
       http://prescottdailycourier.com/main.asp?SectionID=1&subsectionID=1&articleID=69682.

19.    Coyle, Marcia. “Judiciary Asks Congress for More Bankruptcy Judges” (June 18, 2009), available
       at: http://www.law.com/jsp/law/LawArticleFriendly.jsp?id=1202431566285.

20.    Coyle, Marcia. “Study Shows Influence of SG in High Court Cases Granted Cert” (June 15, 2009),
       available at: http://www.law.com/jsp/nlj/PubArticlePrinterFriendlyNLJ.jsp?id=1202431468999.

21.    Elliot-Engel, Amaris. “Judge Suspended for Assigning Secretary to Run His Real Estate
       Business” (July 16, 2009), available at:
       http://www.law.com/jsp/law/LawArticleFriendly.jsp?id=1202432287956.

22.    Farole, Jr., Donald J. “Problem Solving and the American Bench: A National Survey of Trial
       Court Judges.” 30 Justice System Journal 50 (2009).

23.    Gerhardt, Michael J. “How a Judge Thinks.” 93 Minnesota Law Review 2185 (June 2009).

24.    Greenstein, Marla N. “Maintaining Public Confidence in the Integrity and Impartiality of the
       Courts.” 48 Judges’ Journal 40 (Spring 2009).

25.    Hatch, Orrin G. “The Constitution as the Playbook for Judicial Selection.” 32 Harvard Journal of
       Law & Public Policy 1035 (Summer 2009).

26.    Hernandez, Sandra. “Immigration Courts Drowning in New Cases.” 122 Los Angeles Daily
       Journal 3 (June 19, 2009).

27.    Ho, Catherine. “Judges Ponder How to Share Furlough Pain; Retirement Could Be Derailed by
       Taking Days Off.” 122 Los Angeles Daily Journal 1 (June 1, 2009).

28.    Ho, Catherine. “Lines, Waits, Naps: L.A. County Closes Its Courts for a Day.” 122 Los Angeles
       Daily Journal 1 (July 16, 2009).

29.    Hurley, Lawrence. “9th Circuit Reversed 14 Times in Just-Finished Supreme Court Term.” 122
       Los Angeles Daily Journal 1 (July 1, 2009).

30.    Ingram, David. “Courthouse Call Riles Judiciary; White House Officials Want New Buildings to Be
       Government-Owned.” 31 National Law Journal 19 (June 29, 2009).

31.    Kay, Julie. “U.S. Marshals Discuss New Courthouse Security Efforts at National Conference”
       (July 13, 2009), available at:
       http://www.law.com/jsp/law/LawArticleFriendly.jsp?id=1202432184553.

32.    Knight, Heather. “New Court Dismisses over Half of Its Cases.” San Francisco Chronicle A1
       (June 25, 2009).



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33.    Koppel, Nathan. “Court’s Ruling on ‘Probable Bias’ by Judges Spotlights Political Reality.” Wall
       Street Journal A4 (June 10, 2009).

34.    Landsman, Stephan. “The Growing Challenge of Pro Se Litigation.” 13 Lewis & Clark Law
       Review 439 (Summer 2009).

35.    Lewis, Neil A. “Debate on Whether Female Judges Decide Differently Arises Anew.” New York
       Times A13 (June 4, 2009).

36.    Mauro, Tony. “Chief Justice Advocates for Shorter Briefs, Fewer Questions” (June 30, 2009),
       available at: http://www.law.com/jsp/law/LawArticleFriendly.jsp?id=1202431860921.

37.    O’Scannlain, Diarmuid F. “Striking a Devil’s Bargain: The Federal Courts and Expanding
       Caseloads in the Twenty-First Century.” 13 Lewis & Clark Law Review 473 (Summer 2009).

38.    Pan, Phillip P. “Report Criticizes Russian Courts.” Boston Globe A5 (June 24, 2009).

39.    Roemer, John. “At Confab, 9th Circuit Scolded for Rudeness.” 122 Los Angeles Daily Journal 1
       (July 23, 2009).

40.    Schwartz, John. “Study Finds Gaps in Aid for Non-English Speakers in State Civil Courts.” New
       York Times A13 (July 4, 2009).

41.    Shields, Billy. “”Florida Court Layoffs Trigger Domino Effect in Staffing Changes” (July 22, 2009),
       available at: http://www.law.com/jsp/law/LawArticleFriendly.jsp?id=1202432448412.

42.    Smith, Brandon. ”The Least Televised Branch: A Separation of Powers Analysis of Legislation to
       Televise the Supreme Court.” 97 Georgetown Law Journal 1409 (June 2009).

43.    Stringer, David. “Britain Prepares to Open First Supreme Court” (July 15, 2009), available at:
       http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/E/EU_BRITAIN_SUPREME_COURT?SITE=AP&SECTION=
       HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT.

44.    Toutant, Charles. “Women, Minority Lawyers See More Court Bias Than Men Do, Report Says”
       (July 23, 2009), available at:
       http://www.law.com/jsp/law/LawArticleFriendly.jsp?id=1202432477563.

45.    Yneed, Nancy Neal. “Tips for Facilitating Problem-Solving Court Teams.” 48 Judges’ Journal 20
       (Spring 2009).


Criminal Justice

46.    Ball, W. David. “Heinous, Atrocious, and Cruel: Apprendi, Indeterminate Sentencing, and the
       Meaning of Punishment.” 109 Columbia Law Review 893 (June 2009).

47.    Bialik, Carl. “Drunk Driver Data Don’t Walk Straight Line Either; Rarely Do Intoxicated Motorists
       Get Caught, and When They Do, the Meaning of Blood-Alcohol Levels Is Hazy.” Wall Street
       Journal A11 (June 10, 2009).

48.    Bluestein, Greg. “Is a Lawnmower a Motor Vehicle? Man’s Felony Theft Sentence Could Ride on
       the Answer” (July 14, 2009), available at:
       http://www.law.com/jsp/law/LawArticleFriendly.jsp?id=1202432222965.

49.    Brant, Emily. “Sentencing ‘Cybersex Offenders’: Individual Offenders Require Individualized
       Conditions When Courts Restrict Their Computer Use and Internet Access.” 58 Catholic


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       University Law Review 779 (Spring 2009).

50.    Fass, Mark. “Felony Conviction Reversed Due to Lawyer Who Slept during Trial” (June 25, 2009),
       available at: http://www.law.com/jsp/law/LawArticleFriendly.jsp?id=1202431749938.

51.    Fox, Brian. “Crawford at Its Limits: Hearsay and Forfeiture in Child Abuse Cases.” 46 American
       Criminal Law Review 1245 (Summer 2009).

52.    Gill, Molly M. “Let’s Abolish Mandatory Minimums: The Punishment Must Fit the Crime.” 36
       Human Rights 4 (Spring 2009).

53.    Groos, Caleb. “Drunk Driving Down; Drugged Driving Sky High” (July 28, 2009), available at:
       http://blogs.findlaw.com/blotter/2009/07/drunk-driving-down-drugged-driving-sky-high.html.

54.    Herring, Chris. “In Accidental Child Deaths, a Fine Line for Prosecutors.” Wall Street Journal A13
       (July 30, 2009).

55.    Hoffmann, Joseph L and Nancy J. King. “Rethinking the Federal Role in State Criminal Justice.”
       84 New York University Law Review 791 (June 2009).

56.    Johnson, Kevin. “Study Should Ease Worry over Hiring Ex-Offenders.” USA Today A3 (July 2,
       2009).

57.    Kebric, Angela. “Polygraph Testing in Sex Offender Treatment: A Constitutional and Essential
       Tool for Effective Treatment.” 41 Arizona State Law Journal 429 (Summer 2009).

58.    Kesmodel, David. “Wisconsin Sours on Lenient Drunken-Driving Laws.” Wall Street Journal A3
       (June 19, 2009).

59.    Krebs, Christopher P., Kevin J. Strom, William H. Koeste, and Pamela K. Lattimore. “The Impact
       of Residential and Nonresidential Drug Treatment on Recidivism among Drug-Involved
       Probationers: A Survival Analysis.” 55 Crime & Delinquency 442 (July 2009).

60.    Lefstein, Norman. “A Broken Indigent Defense System: Observations and Recommendations of
       a New National Report.” 36 Human Rights 11 (Spring 2009).

61.    Marek, Lynn. “Study Finds N.Y.’s Crime-Fighting Strategies More Effective than California’s”
       (June 4, 2009), available at:
       http://www.law.com/jsp/nlj/PubArticlePrinterFriendlyNLJ.jsp?id=1202431218559.

62.    McDonough, Molly. “Wife Faces Felony for Not Testifying against Husband at Sex Assault Trial”
       (June 25, 2009), available at:
       http://www.abajournal.com/weekly/wife_criminally_charged_for_not_testifying_against_husband_
       at_sex_assault_t.

63.    Meisner, Toolsi Gowin. “Shifting the Paradigm from Prosecution to Protection of Child Victims of
       Prostitution.” 43 The Prosecutor 22 (April/May/June 2009).

64.    Moore, Solomon. “States Seek to Jam Prison Cellphone Signals.” New York Times A14 (July 14,
       2009).

65.    Moore, Solomon. “Study Finds Record Number of Inmates Serving Life.” New York Times A18
       (July 23, 2009).

66.    Mumford, Bradley N. “Make It Mean Something: The Case for Broader Protection from Cruel and
       Unusual Punishment under the Arizona Constitution.” 41 Arizona State Law Journal 453


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         (Summer 2009).

67.      “NJ Man on 15th Drunken-driving Offense: I’m Guilty” (July 1, 2009), available at:
         http://news.lp.findlaw.com/ap/other/1110/07-01-2009/20090701042007_10.html.

68.      Richburg, Keith B. “States Seek Less Costly Substitutes for Prison; Treatment, Parole Are
         Gaining Favor.” Washington Post A1 (July 13, 2009).

69.      Robbins, Cynthia A., Steven S. Martin, and Hilary L. Surratt. “Substance Abuse Treatment,
         Anticipated Maternal Roles, and Reentry Success of Drug-Involved Women Prisoners.” 55 Crime
         & Delinquency 388 (July 2009).

70.      Scarcella, Mike. “Prosecutors in Child Pornography Case to Seize Residence” (July 7, 2009),
         available at: http://www.law.com/jsp/law/LawArticleFriendly.jsp?id=1202432025815.

71.      Searcey, Dionne and Amir Efrati. “Sins and Admission: Getting Into the Top Prisons.” Wall
         Street Journal A14 (July 16, 2009).

72.      Sussman, Dana. “Bound by Injustice: Challenging the Use of Shackles on Incarcerated Pregnant
         Women.” 15 Cardozo Journal of Law & Gender 477 (Spring 2009).

73.      Teixeira, Eduardo Henrique and Paulo Dalgalarrondo. “Violent Crime and Dimensions of
         Delusion: A Comparative Study of Criminal and Noncriminal Delusional Patients.” 37 Journal of
         the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law 225 (2009).

74.      Toutant, Charles. “Searched Vehicle’s Passenger Can’t Assert Driver’s ‘Miranda’ Rights” (June
         17, 2009), available at: http://www.law.com/jsp/law/LawArticleFriendly.jsp?id=1202431516872.

75.      Watstein, Ryan D. “Out of Jail and Out of Luck: The Effect of Negligent Hiring Liability and the
         Criminal Record Revolution on an Ex-Offender’s Employment Prospect.” 61 Florida Law Review
         581 (July 2009).

76.      Yung, Corey Rayburn. “One of These Laws Is Not Like the Others: Why the Federal Sex
         Offender Registration and Notification Act Raises New Constitutional Questions.” 46 Harvard
         Journal on Legislation 369 (Summer 2009).


Ethics

77.      Duffy, Shannon P. “9th Circuit’s Kozinski Admonished but Not Disciplined for Online Pornography”
         (July 6, 2009), available at:
         http://www.law.com/jsp/law/LawArticleFriendly.jsp?id=1202431991121.

78.      Filosa, Gwen. “Judge Suspended over Court Incident.” Times-Picayune 1 (July 2, 2009).

79.      Fortin, Kristin L. “Reviving the Lawyer’s Role as Servant Leader: The Professional Paradigm and
         a Lawyer’s Ethical Obligation to Inform Clients about Alternative Dispute Resolution.” XXII
         Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics 589 (Spring 2009).

80.      Gallagher, Mary Pat. “Case Tests Ethics of Leaving Flyer from Law Firm on Rape Victim’s
         Windshield” (July 29, 2009), available at:
         http://www.law.com/jsp/law/LawArticleFriendly.jsp?id=1202432615948.

81.      Ingram, David. “House Impeaches Imprisoned Federal Judge” (June 22, 2009), available at:
         http://www.law.com/jsp/law/LawArticleFriendly.jsp?id=1202431617973.



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82.    McEvoy, Claran. “L.A. Judge Is Indicted on Bribery Counts; Prosecutors: He Tried to Pay
       Opponent to Bow Out of Election.” 122 Los Angeles Daily Journal 1 (July 10, 2009).

83.    McKee, Mike. “Lawyer Disbarred for Misconduct – as a Juror” (July 24, 2009), available at:
       http://www.law.com/jsp/law/LawArticleFriendly.jsp?id=1202432493168.

84.    O’Hare, Peggy. “Judge Indicted in Keyed-Car Case; Neighbor Says Video Shows SUV Being
       Vandalized.” Houston Chronicle 3 (June 19, 2009).

85.    Stashenko, Joel. “Removal Too Drastic a Penalty for Wrongdoing of Which They Are Accused,
       Two Judges Argue” (July 9, 2009), available at:
       http://www.law.com/jsp/law/LawArticleFriendly.jsp?id=1202432111247.

86.    Stephenson, Correy E. “Ethics: Should You Bill Clients for Computerized Legal Research Fees?
       New Lawsuit Puts Spotlight on Issue.” 2009 Lawyers USA 8 (June 2009).

87.    Toutant, Charles. “Longer Time-Outs for N.J. Judges Charged with DWI, Domestic Violence”
       (June 3, 2009), available at:
       http://www.law.com/jsp/law/LawArticleFriendly.jsp?id=1202431172027.

88.    Toutant, Charles. “Penny-Popping N.J. Judge Disciplined for DWI” (June 4, 2009), available at:
       http://www.law.com/jsp/law/LawArticleFriendly.jsp?id=1202431194680.

89.    Walder, Noellen, G. “Attorney Censured for His Use of Non-Lawyers to Practice Law” (June 18,
       2009), available at: http://www.law.com/jsp/law/LawArticleFriendly.jsp?id=1202431546954.

90.    Weiss, Debra Cassens. “Judge Reprimanded for Friending Lawyer and Googling Litigant” (June
       1, 2009), available at:
       http://www.abajournal.com/weekly/judge_reprimanded_for_friending_lawyer_and_googling_litigant.

91.    Weiss, Debra Cassens. “Lawyer Could Face Jail for Voir Dire Question” (July 14, 209), available
       at: http://www.abajournal.com/weekly/lawyer_could_face_jail_for_voir_dire_question.

92.    Weiss, Debra Cassens. “Lawyer Reprimanded for Charging $50 for Fee Review and Form
       Letters” (June 11, 2009), available at:
       http://www.abajournal.com/weekly/lawyer_reprimanded_for_charging_50_for_fee_reviews_and_fo
       rm_letters.


Evidence

93.    Baldas, Tresa. “’Textual Harassment’ on the Rise; Text Messages Can Prove to Be Potent
       Evidence in Bias Suit.” 31 National Law Journal 1 (July 20, 2009).

94.    Braven, Jess and Jennifer S. Forsyth. “Court Leaves DNA Testing of Convicts up to States.” Wall
       Street Journal A3 (June 19, 2009).

95.    Connors, Patrick M. “Which Party Pays the Costs of Document Disclosure?” 29 Pace Law
       Review 441 (Spring 2009).

96.    Flood, Mary. “HPD Crime Lab Case Goes to the Jury; $35 Million at Stake for Wrongfully
       Convicted Man.” Houston Chronicle 3 (June 24, 2009).

97.    Gershman, Bennett L. “Confronting Scientific Reports under Crawford v. Washington.” 29 Pace
       Law Review 479 (Spring 2009).



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98.    Johnson, Kevin. “Critics Howl over ‘Scent Lineups’.” USA Today A1 (June 30, 2009).

99.    Sataline, Suzanne. “The Fight over Bringing Old Accusations to Court; Sex-Abuse Scandals Lead
       State to Revise Statute of Limitations; Opponents See Risk in Relying on Stale Evidence.” Wall
       Street Journal A14 (June 11, 2009).

100.   Wood, Stephen A. “From Scientific Tutorials to Court-Appointed Experts.” 51 For the Defense 62
       (July 2009).


Family Law

101.   Adams, Sally. “Avoiding Round Two: The Inadequacy of Current Relocation Laws and a
       Proposed Solution.” 43 Family Law Quarterly 181 (Spring 2009).

102.   Garber, Benjamin D. “Attachment Methodology in Custody Evaluations: Four Hurdles Standing
       between Development Theory and Forensic Application.” 6 Journal of Child Custody 38 (2009).

103.   Gilmore, Carl. “When ‘Daddy’ Is Full of Doubt: How to Challenge the Paternity Presumption.” 32
       Family Advocate 12 (Summer 2009).

104.   Groos, Caleb. “Is Child Obesity Neglect? Can It Cause Parents to Lose Custody?” (June 4,
       2009), available at: http://blogs.findlaw.com/law_and_life/2009/06/is-child-obesity-neglect-can-it-
       cause-parents-to-lose-custody.html.

105.   Kisthardt, May Kay and Barbara Handschu. “In Custody Cases, a Mental Health Question;
       Admissibility Standards for Parents’ Records Vary by State and Are Changing in Some.” 31
       National Law Journal 22 (July 13, 2009).

106.   Kucinski, Melissa A. “Culture in International Parental Kidnapping Mediations.” 9 Pepperdine
       Dispute Resolution Law Journal 555 (2009).

107.   Kunin, Israel L. and James M. Davis. “Protecting Children and the Custodial Rights of
       Cohabitants.” 22 Journal of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers 29 (2009).

108.   Lavagnino, Javier. “Adoptions, Divorces, and Marriages: All Slowed by Recession” (June 10,
       2009), available at: http://blogs.findlaw.com/law_and_life/2009/06/adoptions-divorces-and-
       marriages-all-slowed-by-recession.html.

109.   Lowrance, Michele. “Heroic Parenting: How to Love Your Children More Than You Hate Your
       Ex.” 32 Family Advocate 14 (Summer 2009).

110.   McDonough, Molly. “Ex-Wife Can’t Talk about Divorce to Media – Ever, Conn. Court Rules” (June
       24, 2009), available at:
       http://www.abajournal.com/weekly/divorce_waiver_is_acceptable_prior_restraint_on_free_speech
       _conn._court_rul.

111.   Smith, Marilyn Ray. “Child Support at Home and Abroad: Road to the Hague.” 43 Family Law
       Quarterly 37 (Spring 2009).

112.   Weiss, Debra Cassens. “High-End Divorce Lawyer Says Her Firm Is Jammed with Clients” (June
       16, 2009), available at: http://www.abajournal.com/weekly/high-
       end_divorce_lawyer_says_her_firm_is_jammed_with_clients.




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Guardianship & Probate

113.    Hirschfeld, Rachel. “Estate Planning Strategies for People Who Have Pets.” 36 Estate Planning
        24 (July 2009).

114.    Lamm, James D. “To My Son, I Leave All My Passwords.” Trusts & Estates 22 (July 2009).

115.    Martin, James W. “I Want to Sign an Electronic Will.” 55 Practical Lawyer 61 (June 2009).


Juries & Jury Reform

116.    Baldas, Tresa. “For Jurors in Michigan, No Tweeting (or Texting, or Googling) Allowed” (July 1,
        2009), available at:
        http://www.law.com/jsp/nlj/PubArticlePrinterFriendlyNLJ.jsp?id=1202431952628.

117.    Cohen, Joel and Katherine A. Helm. “Should Twittering Jurors Know Better?” (June 22, 2009),
        available at: http://www.law.com/jsp/law/LawArticleFriendly.jsp?id=1202431621808.

118.    Mordy, Missy. “Dodging Mistrials with a Mandatory Jury Inquiry Rule.” 32 Seattle University Law
        Review 971 (Summer 2009).

119.    Nagano, Yuriko. “In Japan, Many Now Hope to Dodge Jury Duty; Officials Try to Allay Concerns
        about the New System, in Which Citizens Will Sit on Panels with Judges.” Los Angeles Times
        A31 (June 27, 2009).

120.    Paul, Peralte C. “A Jury in a Divorce Case? Yes, in Georgia Supporters Say It Helps Thwart
        Judges’ Bias. Cost, Desire for Privacy Make It a Rare Choice; Only Texas Also Allows It.” Atlanta
        Constitution-Journal B1 (July 3, 2009).

121.    Rixey, Cart. “The Ultimate Disillusionment: The Need for Jury Trials in Juvenile Adjudications.”
        58 Catholic University Law Review 885 (Spring 2009).

122.    Wells, Jr., H. Thomas. “Serving Should Leave Jurors Better Informed about the Justice System.”
        122 Los Angeles Daily Journal 6 (July 10, 2009).

123.    Willis, Lauren E. “Americans Should Recommit to Service – Starting with Jury Duty.” 122 Los
        Angeles Daily Journal 6 (July 3, 2009).


Technology and the Law

124.    LeFrancios, Arthur G. “Global Positioning System Technology and the Fourth Amendment.” 6
        SciTech Lawyer 18 (Summer 2009).


Trial Practice

125.    Barnard, Anne. “Growing Presence in the Courtroom: Cellphone Data as Witness.” New York
        Times A16 (July 6, 2009).

126.    Brancatelli, Margaret. “Facilitating Children’s Testimony: Closed Circuit Television.” 43 The
        Prosecutor 40 (April/May/June 2009).

127.    Burney, Brett. “Trial Presentation Technology.” 26 GPSolo 44 (June 2009).



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128.   Lavine, Douglas S. “In Opening a Case, Grab the Jurors’ Attention.” 31 National Law Journal 12
       (June 29, 2009).

129.   Wilson, Judge Ronald A. ‘The View from South Tucson: How the Economic Crisis Affects
       Defendants in the Courtroom.” 48 Judges’ Journal 14 (Spring 2009).


General Interest

130.   Baldas, Tresa. “Recession Keeps Family Lawyers Busy” (June 16, 2009), available at:
       http://www.law.com/jsp/nlj/PubArticlePrinterFriendlyNLJ.jsp?id=1202431491777.

131.   Colker, David. “Bankruptcy Boom; Personal Filings Soar as the Poor Economy and Mortgage
       Meltdown Push More People to Seek Relief in Court.” Los Angeles Times B1 (June 28, 2009).

132.   Duffy, Shannon P. “Federal Judge Dismisses Suit over Community Service Death” (June 9,
       2009), available at: http://www.law.com/jsp/law/LawArticleFriendly.jsp?id=1202431315779.

133.   Eisenberg, Melvin Aron. “The Role of Fault in Contract Law: Unconscionability, Unexpected
       Circumstances, Interpretation, Mistake, and Nonperformance.” 107 Michigan Law Review 1431
       (June 2009).

134.   Fass, Mark. “Judge Calls Frivolous Suits against Attorneys a ‘Disturbing Trend’ (June 29, 2009),
       available at: http://www.law.com/jsp/law/LawArticleFriendly.jsp?id=1202431854291.

135.   Gallagher, Mary Pat. “Ban Upheld on State Troopers Practicing Law” (July 10, 2009), available at:
       http://www.law.com/jsp/law/LawArticleFriendly.jsp?id=1202432149663.

136.   Glater, Jonathan D. “Investing in a Portfolio of Lawsuits.” New York Times B1 (June 3, 2009).

137.   Goguen, David. “Coming Soon: Medical Malpractice Lawsuit Limits?” (June 15, 2009), available
       at: http://blogs.findlaw.com/injured/2009/06/coming-soon-medical-malpractice-lawsuit-limits.html.

138.   Hennessy-Fiske, Molly. “L.A. County Offers a Novel Idea: Supervisors Suggest Putting
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139.   Jones, Leigh. “Attorney Can’t Discharge His Student Loan Debt” (July 9, 2009), available at:
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140.   Jones, Leigh. “Lawsuit Claims Indiana Examiners Violate the ADA” (July 8, 2009), available at:
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141.   Knight, Victoria E. “Elder-Abuse Cases on the Rise.” Wall Street Journal D10 (June 16, 2009).

142.   Land, Greg. “Law Firm Sued for Allegedly Using Filing Fees for Its Own Expense” (July 17, 2009),
       available at: http://www.law.com/jsp/law/LawArticleFriendly.jsp?id=1202432317969.

143.   “Latest Lawsuit by ‘Pants Judge’ Goes in the Hamper” (July 29, 2009), available at:
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144.   Little, Laura E. “Regulating Funny: Humor and the Law.” 94 Cornell Law Review 1235 (July
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145.   Loviglio, JoAnn. “Attorney Freed after Being Jailed 14 Years for Contempt in Divorce Case” (July
       13, 2009), available at: http://www.law.com/jsp/law/LawArticleFriendly.jsp?id=1202432191681.


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146.   Lowe, Zach. “Deferred Associates Face Many Conditions in Working as Court Clerks” (June 11,
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147.   Madeira, Jody Lynee. “When It’s So Hard to Relate: Can Legal Systems Mitigate the Trauma of
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148.   Marek, Lynn. “Blogger Arrested for Threatening Three Federal Judges” (June 24, 2009), available
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149.   Needles, Zack. “The Jury’s Out on Recession’s Effect on Plaintiffs Practice” (June 15, 2009),
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150.   “Pen Pal Ban for Prisoners Is Opposed.” New York Times A19 (July 30, 2009).

151.   Scarcella, Mike. “D.C. Lawyers Fight Pro Se Litigant’s $13.86 Bill” (July 20, 2009), available at:
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152.   Sloan, Karen. “Virginia Bar Investigators Dust off Their Clocks and Daggers” (July 16, 2009),
       available at: http://www.law.com/jsp/nlj/PubArticlePrinterFriendlyNLJ.jsp?id=1202432306316.

153.   Stashenko, Joel. “Suit over Alleged Process Server Fraud Aims to Vacate 100,000 Judgments”
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154.   Toutant, Charles. “Years after Disbarment for Stealing, Ex-Lawyer Again Charged with Theft”
       (July 31, 2009), available at:
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