American Bar Association

THURSDAY, JANUARY 10, 2002

JANUARY 10, 2002
LAW AT THE CROSSROADS

The legal profession has been rocked by recent changes that turned law into a business. And those may just be the tremors before seismic shifts to come.

JANUARY 10, 2002
WHAT MATTERS NOW

Leaders in law speak their minds about their hopes and goals. While their visions differ, all seek a peaceful future and a better justice system.
WEB EXCLUSIVE
WHAT MATTERS NOW, CONTINUED...
Three additional lawyers talk about what matters now.

JANUARY 10, 2002
SHOW THEM THE MONEY
A law passed after the terrorist attacks gives government broad new powers to curb money laundering. Serving as deputies will be banks and other businesses, which have to be on the lookout for suspicious transactions.

JANUARY 10, 2002
SALES PITCH
An ABA committee is proposing a change in model ethics rules that would allow lawyers to sell their law practices in increments. The proposal is one of many ethics code revisions to be considered by the ABA House of Delegates when it meets in Philadelphia in February.

READING THE RULES AGAIN
Lawyers can find ways to introduce all kinds of juicy details if they concentrate on what's allowed rather than forbidden by the Rules of Evidence.
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WAR STORIES Classic tales from lawyers about life in the legal trenches.

PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE This new year, reflect on what it means to be American.

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR'S REPORT
Solo section addresses needs of general practitioners.

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Danial J. KimLETTER FROM THE PUBLISHER


January 2002 brings a tremendous amount of change to the ABA Journal.




  • We introduce the redesign of the monthly magazine
  • We launch our new weekly electronic publication, the eReport
  • We present this new redesigned Web site
  • And finally, we improve the Mobile Edition by providing daily updates.

This new family of ABA Journal publications gives us a new look, offers us new opportunities to inform lawyers across the country, and allows us to present news affecting the legal profession in a much more timely fashion.

But one thing that has not changed is the commitment of our professional staff to providing compelling articles on important issues. Our goal with our monthly magazine, the new eReport, the Mobile Edition and this Web site is to offer relevant, practical information that will help you in your practice and contribute to your knowledge of the law and the profession.

We hope that by being innovative and delivering news and information with this new family of ABA Journal publications, we can be a vital part of your professional lives.

Danial J. Kim
Editor and Publisher


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