The Alabama Lawyer Article Index 1983-1990

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1990

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An Introduction to Federal Administrative Law Part II: The Availability of Judicial Review, January, pg. 28
An Overview of RICO, September, pg. 283
Asserting the Legal Needs of the Poor: Building an Agenda for the 1990’s, Part I, March, pg. 106
Asserting the Legal Needs of the Poor: Building an Agenda for the 1990’s, Part II, May, pg. 162
Asserting the Legal Needs of the Poor: Building an Agenda for the 1990’s, Part III, November, pg. 354
Attorney / Admittee filing bankruptcy, September, pg. 304
Attorney as administrator of estate, May, pg. 173
Attorney as witness, May, pg. 173
Attorney defense of disability, September, pg. 306
Attorney fees, September, pg. 305
Attorney loans from clients and other business transactions, September, pg. 305
Attorney payments to lay employees, March, pg. 99
Attorney solicitation through related entity, March, pg. 99
Building Alabama’s Courthouses – Blount, July, pg. 214
Building Alabama’s Courthouses – Cherokee, November, pg. 334
Building Alabama’s Courthouses – Cullman, January, pg. 26
Building Alabama’s Courthouses – Etowah, September, pg. 260
Building Alabama’s Courthouses – Wilcox, March, pg. 88
Building Contractor’s Recovery for Incomplete Performance, July, pg. 230
By the Lawyers and for the Judges: An Irreverent History of the Bill of Rights Michael, March, pg. 78
By the Lawyers and for the Judges: An Irreverent History of the Bill of Rights, March, pg. 78
Conflict of interest between employer and employee, January, pg. 57
Disabled client with funds in attorney’s account, November, pg. 362
Issue in the Sale of Small Business Under the Alabama Business Corporation Act, November, pg. 338
Issues in the Sale of a Small Business Under the Alabama Business Corporation Act, November, pg. 338
Loans to judges, September, pg. 305
Pass the Torch, November, pg. 356
Presidents Page, September, pg. 248
Punitive Damages and Post-Verdict Procedures: Where Are We Now and Where Do We Go From Here?, March, pg. 90
Punitive Damages and Pre-Verdict Procedures: Where Are We Now and Where Do We Go From Here?, March, pg. 90
Reciprocal discipline for attorney, September, pg. 306
Retirement Plans and Divorce: Some Considerations in Planning Settlements, May, pg. 150
RICO in the 11th Circuit after H.J., Inc. , September, pg. 272
RICO in the 11th Circuit after H.J., Inc., September, pg. 272
Rule 32, Alabama Rules of Judicial Administration – Child Support Guidelines, January, pg. 34
Stand Up – A Lawyer’s Passin (Speech), September, pg. 268
The Hawk Outside the Judicial Building: Recent Environmental Cases in Alabama, July, pg. 220
The Improper Civil RICO Claim: If Such a Thing Exists, Can It Be Battled with Sanctions?, September, pg. 290
The New ‘Prudent Person’ Rule in Alabama, November, pg. 348
The Relationship Between Divorce and Bankruptcy, May, pg. 142
The Second Injury Trust Fund and Alabama’s Worker’s Compensation Act, March, pg. 110
The Tort of Bad Faith and Avoiding the $250,000 Cap on Punitive Damages, March, pg. 114
Unnecessary Delay in Our Courts Reduces Respect for the Rule of Law, March, pg. 74
Willful filing of a law suit in improper value, July, pg. 216

1989

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A Survey of Alabama Law Pertaining to Closing Arguments, January, pg. 9
Alabama Deceptive Trade Practices Act, March, pg. 78
An Introduction to Federal Administrative Law Part I: Exercise of Administrative Power and Judicial Review, November, pg. 322
An Introduction to Federal Administrative Law Part I: The Exercise of Administrative Power and Judicial Review, November, pg. 322
Attorney disqualification: application of the Substantial Relationship Test, September, pg. 261
Attorney trust account distributions, January, pg. 49
Building Alabama’s Courthouses – Colbert, July, pg. 174
Building Alabama’s Courthouses – Franklin, May, pg. 138
Building Alabama’s Courthouses – Lawrence, March, pg. 90
Building Alabama’s Courthouses – Marion, September, pg. 246
Building Alabama’s Courthouses – Morgan, January, pg. 40
Building Alabama’s Courthouses – Winston, November, pg. 320
Civil disobedience, March, pg. 96
Conflict of interest between employer and employee, May, pg. 150
Dram Shop Liability, November, pg. 328
Drug Testing in Employment: A Legislative Proposal for Alabama, March, pg. 70
Financing of client advances, November, pg. 344
Immigration Law: What You Do Not Know Can Hurt You – and Your Client, September, pg. 234
Interference with Business Relations: the Unified Tort Since Gross v. Lowder Reality, May, pg. 129
Litigation after Bankruptcy or Relief is Only a Court (or Two Away), September, pg. 248
Method for Calculating Present Value of Future Payments in Worker’s Compensation Cases, July, pg. 182
Method of Calculating Present Value of Future Payments in Worker’s Compensation Cases, July, pg. 182
Modest Proposals for Preventing the Problems of Law Office Management from Being a Burden to Lawyers or Their Firms (A Satire Likened to J. Swift), -May, pg. 126
Modest Proposals for Preventing the Problems of Law Office Management from Being a Burden to Lawyers or Their Firms (A Satire Likened to J. Swift), May, pg. 126
Underinsured Motorist Coverage: an Update, November, pg. 302
Underinsured Motorist Coverage: an Update, November, pg. 306
White Collar Crime and Role of Defense Counsel, September, pg. 226
White Collar Crime and the Role of Defense Counsel, September, pg. 226

1988

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Advertising general, July, pg. 194
Alabama Administrative Procedure Act: The Venue issue Resolved, September, pg. 275
Alabama’s Interstate Banking Legislation, March, pg. 80
Beware of Colombians Bearing Gifts: What Attorneys Should Know about Currency Transaction Reporting Requirements, November, pg. 350
Building Alabama’s Courthouses – Clay, July, pg. 226
Building Alabama’s Courthouses – Lauderdale, May, pg. 138
Building Alabama’s Courthouses – Limestone, March, pg. 104
Building Alabama’s Courthouses – Marshall, November, pg. 328
Building Alabama’s Courthouses – DeKalb, September, pg. 280
Building Alabama’s Courthouses – Madison, January, pg. 28
Communications with employees of the opposing parties, November, pg. 375
Correcting the Record on Appeal: A Primer, July, pg. 212
Employment Torts, May, pg. 148
Environmental Liability for Vendees and Lenders, September, pg. 264
Handling Client Funds in the I.O.L.T.A. Era, January, pg. 7
I’m the Lawyer, You’re the Expert, November, pg. 338
Involuntary Bankruptcy: Unknown and Little-Used Remedy, January, pg. 10
Justice Hugo Black and the First Amendment: An Alabama Connection, July, pg. 220
Mechanic’s and Materialman’s Lien Law, July, pg. 202
Revocable Trusts – An Overview, November, pg. 332
Right of possession of former client files, July, pg. 228
Service by Publication under Rule 4.3, January, pg. 18
Service on represented defendant, May, pg. 166
Should Alabama Adopt the Federal Rules of Evidence?, March, pg. 72
Status of the Causation Requirement in Medical Malpractice, May, pg. 158
Termination of Parental Rights, May, pg. 142
Termination of Parental Rights, May, pg. 149
The Closet Client, November, pg. 344
The Lawyer as a Lobbyist, January, pg. 14
The Revenue Act of 1987 – Selected Provisions, March, pg. 94
Trucking Regulation and Exemptions from Regulation in Alabama, September, pg. 290
Underinsured Motorist Coverage: Where Did It Come From? Where is It Going?, September, pg. 284
Who is the client, March, pg. 106

1987

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A Bit of Relief (Editorial), May, pg. 128
A Survey of Alabama Lawyers: 1986, May, pg. 160
Advertising disclaimer, November, pg. 357
Advertising disclaimer, September, pg. 311
Alabama Administrative Procedure Act: The Venue Issue Resolved, September, pg. 275
Alabama Civil Practice Forms reviewed by, November, pg. 356
Antenuptial Agreements, May, pg. 140
Arbitration of Commercial Disputes: An Emerging Alternative in Alabama, January, pg. 20
Attorney Discipline and the Role of the Local Grievance Committee, May, pg. 155
Attorney Liability Under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, May, pg. 134
Building Alabama’s Courthouses – Jackson, November, pg. 338
Consumer Law: Sales Practices and Credit Regulation reviewed by, March, pg. 98
Damages Recoverable for Wrongful Death in Alabama Under the Federal Tort Claims Act, January, pg. 16
Due Process Rights of Students in Public School or College Disciplinary Proceedings, May, pg. 144
Economic Experts for Reduction to Present Value of Future Lost Earning Awards, March, pg. 84
Farm Bankruptcy: The New Chapter 12, January, pg. 10
Introduction to Lender Liability, July, pg. 214
Lawyers as Executors and Trustees: Snakes and Ladders, March, pg. 94
Of Interest – IRS Reporting of Real Estate Transactions, September, pg. 303
Open Letter to Jimmy Clark (Editorial), November, pg. 323
Opening of Court Ceremony – Memorial Address, January, pg. 26
Profit Recovery for the New or Unestablished Business, March, pg. 78
Review of TRA ’86 Changes in Corporate and Personal Taxes, November, pg. 332
Secretarial Subservience, Birmingham Style (Editorial), January, pg. 7
The Comprehensive General Liability Policy in Alabama – Coverage Provisions, November, pg. 326
The Due Process Rights of Students in Public School or College Disciplinary Hearings, May, pg. 144
The Impact of the Tax Reform Act of 1986 on Small Businesses, July, pg. 206
Use of deceased attorney’s name, January, pg. 28
Use of deceased attorney’s name, May, pg. 182

1986

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A General Practitioner’s Introduction to Trademark Law: A Primer on Intellectual Property, Part III, January, pg. 46
A Thousand Days, A Billion Bytes: Computer-assisted Legal Research Revisited, November, pg. 312
Actions against former clients, January, pg. 24
Advertising general, September, pg. 267
Age Discrimination and Reductions-in-Force, March, pg. 86
Alabama Self-Help Repossession, January, pg. 8
Alabama Wrongful Death Damages No Longer Taxable, September, pg. 272
An Urgent Plea for Help from the Alabama State Bar (Volunteer Lawyer Program), January, pg. 15
Attorney as administrator of estate, November, pg. 330
Attorney as witness, May, pg. 164
Automatic Stay Litigation: A Primer, November, pg. 319
Avoiding Malpractice and Client Complaints, September, pg. 269
Book Reviews / Alabama Self-Help Repossession, January, pg. 8
Business card identifications, July, pg. 224
Civil RICO – The Scope of Coverage after Sedima, September, pg. 260
Comfort Orders, Legal Title and the Constitution – Should Sales by the Trustee be Judicial Sales?, July, pg. 208
Communications with opposing parties in corporate context, March, pg. 111
Coping With Vocational Expert Testimony, May, pg. 150
Estate Planning for the Moderately Wealthy, March, pg. 74
Eviction or Ejectment: How Does the Mortgagee Take Possession of Mortgaged Property After Default, July, pg. 188
Handling Automobile Warranty and Repossession Cases reviewed by, March, pg. 72
Offering and Objecting to Evidence in Alabama, November, pg. 305
Office Automatic Consulting Program, May, pg. 146
Professional Etiquette, Mobile Style (Editorial), November, pg. 301
Recent Decisions, May, pg. 157
Scope and Application of the Attorney-Client Privilege – An Overview, March, pg. 100
Social Security Disability Act, March, pg. 95
The State Action Immunity Doctrine: A Reassessment, May, pg. 136
The Work Product Doctrine, May, pg. 142
What a Civil Practitioner Needs To Know About the Defense of White Collar Crime, September, pg. 250
Which Two Alabama Attorneys Market Trivia? Mark Craig and Larry Sparks, January, pg. 44

1985

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A Look at Alabama State Bar Headquarters, May, pg. 146
A General Practitioner’s Introduction to Copyright Law: A Primer on Intellectual Property, Part II, November, pg. 326
A General Practitioner’s Introduction to Patent and Trade Secret Law: A Primer on Intellectual Property, July, pg. 188
A Judicial Perspective: Reimbursement of Appointed Counsel and Effective Assistance of Counsel, July, pg. 202
A Look at Alabama State Bar Headquarters, May, pg. 146
A.R.C.P. 15(c): Relation Back of Amendments Adding, Changing or Substituting Parties or Names of Parties, March, pg. 84
Administrative Office Report, November, pg. 297
Advising Your Corporate Client on Avoiding Charges of Sexual Harassment, July, pg. 176
Alabama Living Will Statute (Natural Death Act of 1981), November, pg. 316
Alabama State Bar Committee on Legal Needs of the Elderly, November, pg. 300
All You Wanted to Know About I.O.L.T.A. But Were Afraid to Ask, September, pg. 267
Attorney representing a public entity which comes within scope of Sunshine Law conferring with client in closed session, May, pg. 152
Child Abuse and the Juvenile Courts, January, pg. 35
Duty of lawyer to report unprivileged knowledge of conduct of opposing counsel which violates disciplinary rules, November, pg. 338
Huntsville – Heritage and High Tech, May, pg. 120
I.O.L.T.A. – ‘Now’ Provides New Interest, September, pg. 265
Income Taxation of Wrongful Death Proceeds in Alabama, May, pg. 127
Legal directory indicating a lawyer’s specialty in a field of law, July, pg. 216
Pitfalls of Preparing Deeds Conveying Oil and Gas Interests, September, pg. 237
Prevention: A New Legislative Approach (Child Abuse), January, pg. 33
Protection Against Intentional Breach of Contract, Remedies in Tort, September, pg. 271
Recent Developments Concerning Eligibility for Social Security Disability, November, pg. 312
Recognition of Pro Tanto Judgements, July, pg. 197
Recognition of Pro Tanto Judgments, July, pg. 197
Recording conversations without consent, September, pg. 274
Reminiscences of Men and Things in Alabama reviewed by, May, pg. 114
Review of Uninsured and Underinsured Motorist Law in Alabama, May, pg. 142
Reviewed the Book Reminiscences of Men and Things in Alabama, May, pg. 114
Sexual Abuse – A Conspiracy of Silence, January, pg. 30
Social Security Disabilities Insurance, March, pg. 62
Social Security Disability Insurance, March, pg. 62
Solving Common Problems in Long – Term Care and Medicaid Financial Eligibility, November, pg. 302
Solving Common Problems in Long-term Care and Medicaid Financial Eligibility, November, pg. 302
The DA as a Mobilizer (Child Abuse),, January, pg. 37
The DA as a Mobilizer (Child Abuse), January, pg. 37
The Lawyer ‘Explosion:’ Employment, Satisfaction, Salaries and Related Data, July, pg. 185
The Trial (Fiction), January, pg. 14
The Trial, January, pg. 14
The Young Judge (Fiction), September, pg. 260
The Young Judge, September, pg. 260
Whether attorneys for plaintiff and defendant both called as witnesses must withdraw, January, pg. 50
Whether it is unethical for attorney to mail out letters to debtors without first determining the demand is for a valid claim, March, pg. 98
Withholding Orders for Child Support: A Substantial Improvement, March, pg. 72

1984

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Alabama Divorce Systems Manual reviewed by, July, pg. 189
Alabama Divorce, Alimony and Child Custody reviewed by, July, pg. 189
Am I My Brother’s Keeper? (How to Spot an Alcoholic), March, pg. 106
Anna S. Fitts – Registrar, Counselor, and Friend, November, pg. 351
Annabelle’s Dilemma – A Christmas Story, November, pg. 336
Annabelle’s Dilemma – A Christmas Story (Fiction), November, pg. 336
Appellate Court Workload More Than Triples in Twelve Years – Trial Judges Reduce Pending Caseloads, January, pg. 17
Attorney as witness sitting at counsel table, January, pg. 51
Attorney withdrawing or increasing contingent fee when recoverable damages are less than initially thought, March, pg. 114
Bar Endorses New Professional Liability Insurance Program, March, pg. 73
Bob Cunningham, Jr. – From Mobile to Maui . . . Swimming, Biking, Running Jen, September, pg. 283
Can ‘State of the Art’ Evidence Be Used as a Defense Under Alabama Extended Manufacturer’s Liability Doctrine?, July, pg. 202
Commentary: Co-Employee Immunity Among Alabama Longshoremen and Harborworkers, March, pg. 76
Complying With Rule 39(k), A.R.A.P. (How to Succeed on ‘CERT’), September, pg. 270
Disbursal of funds deposited in trust account prior to drawee payment, July, pg. 235
Disbursal of trust funds deposited in attorney’s personal account, July, pg. 235
Facing My Most Difficult Trial (Alcohol use by attorneys), March, pg. 101
Fee Declarations in Indigent Criminal Cases, November, pg. 331
Lawyers ‘Rehabilitating’ Statewide (Renovation of Old Buildings for Law Offices), May, pg. 168
Legal Assistants Increase Productivity, November, pg. 334
Legal services rendered to insureds by insurer’s house counsel, January, pg. 52
Protection Against Intentional Breach of Contract, Remedies in Tort, November, pg. 320
Proving Attorneys’ Fees in Alabama, May, pg. 127
Recommendation of mortgagee’s title insurance, March, pg. 113
Recording conversations without consent, May, pg. 172
Reflections from the Reflective Roundtable, January, pg. 13
Reflections of the Reflective Roundtable, January, pg. 12
Reflections of the Reflective Roundtable, January, pg. 13
Reflections of the Reflective Roundtable, January, pg. 14
Rejection of Collective Bargaining Agreements: An Analysis of In re Bildisco, May, pg. 154
Renovations Running Rampant (Renovation of Old Buildings for Law Offices in Alabama), July, pg. 230
Representing one client but later joining a firm that represents adverse party, September, pg. 306
Sales Warrant in Alabama – The Notice Requirement, January, pg. 7
Sales Warranties in Alabama – The Notice Requirement, January, pg. 7
Section 1983 Actions: A Practical Overview for the General Practitioner, January, pg. 34
Section 1983 Actions: A Practical Overview of the General Practitioner, January, pg. 34
Tax and Financing Benefits in the Renovation of Historic Buildings, May, pg. 165
The Alabama Securities Act Meets the Average Practitioner, September, pg. 295
The Decision (Fiction), May, pg. 135
The Decision, May, pg. 135
The Lighter Side of Law: Oh, Canada, November, pg. 328
The Pros and Cons of Rehabilitation – Some Guidelines from Personal Experience (Renovation of Old Buildings for Law Offices), July, pg. 227
The Settlement Concept of the Eighties and Beyond, July, pg. 190
The Tax Reform Act of 1984 – Significant Changes Made by New Tax Law, November, pg. 357
The Title Question: Do Bankruptcy Courts Have Jurisdiction Over Mortgaged Alabama Real Property?, September, pg. 248
We Have Met the Enemy and He is Us (Alcohol and Drug Use Among Attorneys), March, pg. 102
Where one party in a domestic relations case is not represented by counsel and the attorney complies with Disciplinary Rule 5-105(c)(1), November, pg. 363
Why Alabama Needs a Client Security Fund, March, pg. 67

1983


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A Lawyer’s Basic Guide to Secured Transactions reviewed by, November, pg. 302
Acting as your own lawyer, January, pg. 57
Alabama Law of Damages reviewed by, March, pg. 87
Alabama Supreme Court Practice – Avoidable Errors and Oversights, November, pg. 320
Alabama Workmen’s Compensation Law – A Primer, September, pg. 270
Alabama’s Workman’s Compensation Law – A Primer, September, pg. 270
An Election Where Push Came to Shove, January, pg. 53
Appellate Practice Pointers for Alabama Lawyers in Civil Cases, January, pg. 6
Attorney as witness for will, March, pg. 110
Attorney as witness, July, pg. 219
Bankruptcy Practice Under the ‘Rule’, March, pg. 84
Bankruptcy Practice Under the ‘Rule’, March, pg. 84
Basic Client Relations – A Primer for Avoiding the Unintentional Grievance, May, pg. 156
Bill Hairston Talks About Bar Issues, September, pg. 279
Client confidences – suicide threats, May, pg. 169
Collecting a fee from an indigent defendant, September, pg. 285
Computer Assisted Legal Research: Two Methods, September, pg. 256
Contingent fees in domestic relations cases, July, pg. 218
Covenants Not to Compete in Alabama, November, pg. 306
Differences in Federal and State of Alabama Income Tax Laws, November, pg. 322
Dual representation of plaintiffs, March, pg. 111
Education of the Handicapped – The Lawyer’s Role, May, pg. 128
Fairweather, Winters and Sommers, January, pg. 54
Fairweather, Winters and Sommers, March, pg. 106
How Much Insurance is Enough?, March, pg. 88
How to Deal With the Press – Ten Surefire Ways to Alienate Reporters, May, pg. 167
How to Deal With the Press – Ten Surefire Ways to Alienate Reporters, May, pg. 167
How to Write a Fee Letter and Other Ways to Make Ends Meet, March, pg. 100
Interest bearing trust fund accounts, January, pg. 56
It Happened at the Bar, January, pg. 53
Joint Tenancy and Tenancy in Common of Real Property – The Gulf Separating Them, March, pg. 72
Joint Tenancy and Tenancy in Common of Real Property – The Gulf Separating Them, March, pg. 72
Liability costs of litigation, May, pg. 168
Misrepresentation by client, September, pg. 284
Personal Computers and Software for Your Law Office, January, pg. 40
Preventing Pitfalls in Litigation Practice, January, pg. 38
Revised Probate Code, January, pg. 46
Sophistication and the Private Offering of Securities in Alabama – A Lack of Federal and State Law Coordination, September, pg. 240
Special assistant attorney general, November, pg. 346
The Continuing Risk from Faulty Docket Control, July, pg. 223
The Criminal Justice System – A New Policy (Recommendations for the Insanity Defense, Exclusionary Rule, and Habeas Corpus), May, pg. 140
The First Thing We’ll Do, Let’s Kill All the Lawyer’s, September, pg. 276
The First Thing We’ll Do, Let’s Kill All the Lawyers, September, pg. 276
Time Share Ownership of Condominiums, July, pg. 183