The newsletter of the ISBA’s Standing Committee on Government Lawyers
June 2011, vol. 12, no. 4
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Now every article is the start of a discussion. If you're a member of the Standing Committee on Government Lawyers, you can comment on any of the articles that appear below.
In This Issue…
- Don’t fear the reaper
As government attorneys, we should have the ability to speak with a Coroner to gather all the information necessary to properly defend or prosecute on behalf of the People.
- Who does the Attorney General represent in child support cases?
The law is clear: in child support cases, the Attorney General has one and only one client—the Department of Healthcare and Family Services.
Some resources for those interested in e-discovery.
- Freedom of Information Act—Recent & proposed changes
A look at some of the more significant changes made to FOIA in the last legislative cycle.
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