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May 2008      Vol. 37, No. 5

The Colorado Lawyer, the official publication of the Colorado Bar Association, serves as an informational and educational resource to improve the practice of law.

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In and Around the Bar

CBA President's Message to Members
The American Dream—Justice for All, p. 5
Wm. David Lytle

Bar News
News From CBA Sections, Committees, Local and Specialty Bars, and More, p. 7

Preserving Our Heritage of Justice, p. 13
Russell E. Carparelli

2008 High School Mock Trial Tournament
Photo Highlights, Facts, and Thanks, p. 17


The Civil Litigator
Crossing the Separation of Powers Threshold: Legislative and Regulatory Control of Expert Testimony, p. 27
Ronald M. Sandgrund, Scott F. Sullan, Leslie A. Tuft, Jennifer A. Seidman

Construction Law
The Intricate Web of Personal Liability and Construction Project Debts, p. 41
Stephen A. Hess

Trust and Estate law
The Basics of Pet Trusts for Estate Planning Attorneys, p. 49
Gabriela N. Sandoval


From Our Readers
Letters to the Authors, p. 55

Historical Perspectives
However Improbable His Story: A Controversial Case of Self-Defense, p. 57
Frank Gibbard

Just Wondering
(Left column: Point) Practicing Like a Lawyer, p. 59
Derek Regensburger

(Right Column: Counteroint) Bridging the Gap Between Law School and Law Practice, p. 59
Brandon R. Ceglian

Legal Research Corner
Delivering User-Centric Services at the Colorado Supreme Court Law Library, p. 67
Robert M. Linz

Review of Legal Resources
Colorado Rules of Evidence Annotated, p. 71
John L. Livingston

Estate Planning for Retirement, p. 71
Stephen J. Orzynski

From the Courts

Colorado Supreme Court Opinions

Colorado Court of Appeals Opinions

Court Business
Court Business, p. 107

Colorado Disciplinary Cases
Disciplinary Case Summaries, p. 119

Disciplinary Opinions, p. 123

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
Summaries of Selected Opinions, p. 157

Notices, Products, and Services

Colorado Supreme Court Pro Bono Legal Services Commitment and Recognition Program, p. 70

CBA Young Lawyers Division, p. 73

In Memoriam, p. 86

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