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Official Publication of the Minnesota State Bar Association

Vol. 62, No. 4 April 2005

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A Touch of Class: Reducing the Risk of “Sweetheart Deals”
The Class Action Fairness Act raises the bar for those seeking class certification, but may also afford greater protection for consumers whose claims previously were at risk of being settled for less than their worth.
By Kent M. Williams

Transacting the Information Marketplace: Infringement is Easy, and Easily Avoided
Law firms and other employers who have assumed ready access to information means they need not worry about copyright should think again and take steps to
protect their interests.

By Daniel M. McDonald and Gregory W. Jackson

     



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Columns

President's Page:
Needing Protection From the Protectors
by David Stowman

Professional Responsibility:
Strange but True: Lawyer Discipline Cases Elsewhere
by Kenneth L. Jorgensen

Lawyer at Large:
The Guessing Game of Petition for Review
by Marshall H. Tanick

Essay:
Protecting an Independent and Qualified Judiciary
by George W. Soule

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