Vol. 64, No. 10 November 2007

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From Tinker to “Bong”: The School Bell Tolls for Student Rights
The Supreme Court’s decision this year in Morse v. Frederick marks but the latest in a series of cases balancing the 1st Amendment rights of students with the educational prerogatives of school authorities and other vital concerns. Experience suggests that this volatile area of law will not soon be settled.
By Marshall H. Tanick and Phillip J. Trobaugh

Letters of  Intent: Their Use in Minnesota Business Transactions
Letters of intent can facilitate the process of deal making but can also create unintended problems. Careful drafting, sensitivity to the interests of buyer and seller, and knowing how courts in the jurisdiction have determined when provisions are binding or nonbinding will help counsel avoid the pitfalls.
By Mark D. Williamson

Creating a Satisfying “Second Act” in Your Legal Career
Attorneys are widely perceived as successful in life and many would affirm their satisfaction with their careers. But lawyers who can claim they “couldn’t be happier” are rare, and far more common are those who don’t take time to consider how making changes might yield greater satisfaction.
By Roy S. Ginsburg



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