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Vol. 57, No. 6 July 2000

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River Town Lawyer

Hockey player, marathon runner, baker ... oh yes, and a community leader with more than a few client files spanning three generations. There's a lot to like about this new MSBA president.
By Amy Lindgren

A Parting of Ways? Amendments to the Civil Rules -- State and Federal

In two fell swoops, the Minnesota and Federal Rules of Civil Procedure were amended this spring. One of Minnesota's premier authorities sorts out the changes.
By David F. Herr

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President's Page: Remembering Justice Blackmun
The MSBA's new president reflects on the personal and public side of one of Minnesota's premier jurists.
by Kent A. Gernander

Professional Responsibility: Regulating Contingent Fees in No-Fault Cases
Some states have deemed it improper to charge contingent fees in cases involving uncontested no-fault benefits. Read about what the issue may mean for Minnesota practitioners.
by Kenneth L. Jorgensen

Lawyer at Large: Distinguishing Filament from Figment: Minnesota's Single Subject Rule
One recent high court ruling raises questions over the interpretation of Article IV, Section 17.
by Timothy J. Pawlenty

Essay: Rethinking Victim's Rights
As the victims' role in the criminal justice system becomes more prominent, we must not be afraid to scrutinize it, says one Minnesota practitioner and public defender.
by Terrence M. Walters


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