The Philadelphia Lawyer Fall 2012

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Cover and Table of Contents

From the Editor
by Justine Gudenas

Briefs & In Memoriam

Zoning and Land Use Law
Key changes in Philadelphia’s new zoning code
by Owen Franklin and Cheryl L. Gaston

Dealing with parties related to your client
by David I. Grunfeld

Annals of Justice – A Simple Will
What should have been just the simple preparation of a will turns out to be much more
by Steve LaCheen

10 Questions for Richard L. Scheff
Richard L. Scheff is chairman of Montgomery McCracken Walker & Rhoads LLP, a Philadelphia law firm celebrating its 100th anniversary this year
by Chancellor John E. Savoth

Bending Toward Justice
The winning essay in the Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Pursuit of Justice Legal Writing Competition
by Mark Franek

Connected by Bars
Philadelphia, Lyon lawyers renew ties in twinning program
by Enid Adler

Money Well Spent
The value of civil legal assistance to the poor can be measured in millions of dollars and thousands of jobs
by Louis S. Rulli

Filling the Gaps – The First Judicial District's Judicial Fellowship Program
Program helps law school graduates gain experience while giving city judges extra help in chambers
by Chapin F. Cimino

The Barristers of Summer
Teams of lawyers leave their briefcases on the bench and settle their differences on the diamond
by Angus Love

Joe Paterno – Bad Samaritan
Although the late Penn State football coach broke no laws by not reporting child abuse, he should have done more
by Jennifer R. Ewing

Welcome to the world of e-discovery
by Daniel J. Siegel

Book Review
Angel of Death Row: My Life as a Death Penalty Defense Lawyer
by Megan M. Kearney

That Was Then - 1992
The Philadelphia Lawyer magazine unveiling