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SPRING 2016  |  Volume 60, Number 2
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"Racing in the Right Direction": Specialty Courts in Massachusetts
by Lisa Arrowood
As a non-criminal lawyer, I had never had the occasion to see or take part in any of the specialty courts. I knew of them, of course; I knew they had a reputation for getting to the root cause of criminal behavior, and for taking a sensible approach towards treating that cause rather than sending the offenders off to prison. And while visiting these courts was something that I was looking forward to doing during my term as BBA President, I wasn’t prepared for how moved, impressed and inspired I would be by the time I had visited the fourth.
Legal Analysis
Not So Fast on MARATHON MONDAY: Trademark Board Rejects Boston Athletic Association's Bid to Prevent Clothier from Registering the Term
by John L. Welch and Carl Zwisler
Voice of the Judiciary
Honest Answers: Learning How Best to Phrase Questions to Prospective Jurors in Voir Dire
by Massachusetts Superior Court Associate Justice Linda E. Giles
Heads Up
The 2016 Code of Judicial Conduct: Judicial Engagement with the Organized Bar
by Appeals Court Associate Justice Cynthia J. Cohen and SJC Senior Staff Attorney Barbara F. Berenson
Heads Up
The Impact of Recent Revisions to Fed. R. Civ. P. 37(e) -- Electronic Spoliation
by Elizabeth M. Bresnahan
Heads Up
Proportionality Emphasized in Amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure
by Immanuel R. Foster
Legal Analysis
Federal and Massachusetts Exemptions for Securities Crowdfunding
by John D. Hancock
Heads Up
Zoning for Medical Marijuana: Approaches & Considerations
by Lisa L. Mead and Adam J. Costa
Legal Analysis
The Tip of the Iceberg: Daily Fantasy Sports as a Harbinger of Future Regulatory Challenges
by Hon. James F. McHugh (Ret.) and Justin G. Stempeck
Practice Tips
Subpoenaing Third Parties in Proceedings Before the Massachusetts Securities Division
by Thomas Sutcliffe
Case Focus
Maling v. Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP: The SJC Addresses the Ethics of Patent Subject Matter Conflicts
by Charles L. Solomont and Julie Silva Palmer
 
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