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Vol. 58, No. 4 April 2001


Juvenile Justice in Minnesota:
Making a Difference?

It's a 64,000 question more sobering than any posed on a game show. That's the number of state juvenile cases filed last year.

By Justice Joan Ericksen Lancaster
and Cheryl Widder Heilman

The Deepening Divide: Minnesota and Federal Employment Laws

You say state employment laws, and I say federal employment laws. Don't call the whole thing off; just pay attention to the differences.

By Sheila Engelmeier and Jonathan J. Hegre

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President's Page: Judicial Elections II
The popular election of judges in the United States is an anomaly -- a product of 19th Century populism that has resisted reform efforts for more than a century.
by Kent A. Gernander

Professional Responsibility: Hello, Goodbye: Changes at the Lawyers Board
New faces are in the halls at the Lawyers Professional Responsibilty Board. Here's the complete lineup of old and new members.
by Edward J. Cleary

Lawyer at Large: Professionalism Aspirations: Encouraging Professionalism
Zealous advocacy does not require lawyers to lesson their personal standards of behavior, writes the cochair of the MSBA's Professionalism Committee.
by Julius W. Gernes

Essay: Professionalism Lite: Aspiring to Civility, Idealizing the Past
Too many of the current discussions on professionalism idealize the past and are not faithful to the critical search for truth, according to one past chair of the Lawyers Board.
by Bill Wernz


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