California Lawyer - In Print
California Lawyer
February 2013

Wanna Bet?
With online poker now legal in Nevada, state lawmakers are playing catch-up in the race to regulate -- and tax -- gambling on smartphones. But is this really a good idea?

Rage Among The Ruins
Attorney Michael T. Pines thought that guerrilla tactics could help people recover their foreclosed homes. It didn't work out that way.

Annual Professional Liability Report
Legal malpractice claims leveled off last year, but the filing of high-dollar claims increased significantly.


Verbatim
A quote from Ninth Circuit Judge John T. Noonan.

Reel Law

Self-Driving Vehicles In California
When a self-driving car causes an accident, who is to blame?

Slow Start for Fast Trials
Two years into California's expedited jury trials program, lawyers still seem reluctant to try it.

The Security Suite Spot
For less than the cost of a client lunch, law firms can buy enough protection to effectively defend against a myriad of attacks.

Is the Cloud Safe for Lawyers?

Intellectual Property

Editor's Note

Letters

Expert Advice: Art Law
When a federal court struck down a key California statute providing for artists' royalty rights, it set off a wave of uncertainty in the world of fine art sales.

MCLE: Indemnity Primer
Sooner or later every lawyer encounters the legal concept of indemnity, but the applicable rules may be mired in outdated terminology.

Discipline Report

In Pro Per: How I Got Hired
A recent law school graduate describes the steps she took to gain real-world legal experience.

Books: Life After Murder
Ben Pesta reviews Life After Murder: Five Men in Search of Redemption by Nancy Mullane.

Legally Speaking: Making Mischief in the Blogosphere
A conversation with David Lat, the irrepressible founder of Above the Law.

Practical Tips: ADR
An innovative one-day procedure promises binding arbitration in the morning (with a sealed award), followed by mediation in the afternoon.

In House: How to Be a Successful Insider
Making the transition from a law firm to an in-house corporate job may be easier than you think.