Texas Bar Journal

January 2011 | Volume 74, No. 1

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This issue of the Texas Bar Journal includes a series of articles that address significant developments during the past year. While not exhaustive, the articles offer an overview of recent events and invite a discussion of what is in store for the legal profession in 2011.

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8 Texas Bar Journal Overview
By Michael C. Smith

10 Meet the Texas Bar Journal Board of Editors

16 2010 Year in Review

48 Referendum 2011: Texas Disciplinary Rules of Professional Conduct

64 Point/Counterpoint: Selecting Candidates

68 Amendments to Texas Rules of Civil Procedure 281 and 284 and to the Jury Instructions Under Texas Rule of Civil Procedure 226a

74 Ethics Opinion 603

76 July 2010 Bar Exam: Remarks of the High Scorers

80 Solo/Small Firm: Is the Confidence Man Your Client? Con Artists Target Lawyers On the Internet
By Ellen Eidelbach Pitluk


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