The Philadelphia Lawyer Fall 2011

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Cover and Table of Contents

From the Editor
by Daniel J. Siegel

Briefs, In Memoriam & Readers' Comments

Appellate Law
The Legal Brief: The New Paradigm
by David J. Perlman

Unclaimed property issues
by David I. Grunfeld

10 Questions for Justice Seamus P. McCaffery
Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice Seamus P. McCaffery has been a U.S. Marine, a beat cop and a homicide detective. But he's perhaps best known as the judge of "Eagles Court"
by Jeff Lyons

Lobbying Crisis Averted
The Bar Association speaks out on behalf of its members
by Denise J. Smyler and David L. Hyman

20th Anniversary of the Public Interest Section
Advancing access to justice through commitment and innovation
by Joseph A. Sullivan

Philadelphia's Ambassadors to Italy
Members of the Temple American Inn of Court travel to Rome for an exchange with Italian lawyers and judges
by Judge Annette M. Rizzo and Scott P. Sigman

Saving Homes in Philadelphia
For the last three years, Philadelphia’s Mortgage Foreclosure Diversion Program has given lenders and borrowers an opportunity to resolve foreclosure matters
by Stefanie Fleischer Seldin

Reforming Welfare Reform
The winning essay in the Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Pursuit of Justice Legal Writing Competition
by Katrina Young

Keep your smartphone data secure
by Daniel J. Siegel

Book Review
Typography for Lawyers: Essential Tools for Polished & Persuasive Documents
by Molly Barker Gilligan

That Was Then - 2001
Remembering September 11, 2001