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November 2011      Vol. 40, No. 11

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

Bar News
News From CBA Sections, Committees, Local and Specialty Bars, and More, p. 5

The SideBar
Boulder County Honors Its Judicial Past, p. 13
Sylvia Pettem

Senior Attorneys: Share Your Anecdotes and Pearls of Wisdom, p. 17

Notice of Nominating Committee Members
CBA Nominating Commitee, p. 18

Joint Judicial Task Force
Protecting and Promoting Colorado’s Fair and Impartial Courts, p. 19
Sara Crocker

Institute for the Advancement of the American Legal System
Evaluating Appellate Judges: Preserving Integrity and Maintaining Accountability, p. 21
Rebecca Love Kourlis

2010–11 Annual Report
Legal Aid Foundation, p. 29


Coordinating Editors for Substantive Law Articles, p. 26

Construction Law
Deconstructing Construction Defect Fault Allocation and Damages Apportionment—Part I, p. 37
Ronald M. Sandgrund, Jennifer A. Seidman

Government Counsel
Expression of Religion in Public Schools, p. 47
Theresa L. Sidebotham

Intellectual Property Law
Legislative Intent Supports a Patent Knowledge Requirement, p. 61
Donna P. Gonzales

Medical Marijuana Law
Colorado’s Emerging Medical Marijuana Legal Framework and Constitutional Rights, p. 69
Jessica K. Peck, Robert T. Hoban

Trust and Estate Law
Partial Revocation of a Will by Revocatory Act, p. 79
Allen E.F. Rozansky


Appellate Practice
Intemperate Language, p. 85
Andrew M. Low


Coordinating Editors for Department Articles, p. 88

Access to Justice
Limited Scope Representation Under the Proposed Amendment to C.R.C.P. 121, § 1-1, p. 89
Adam J. Espinosa, Daniel M. Taubman

From Our Readers
Letter to the Author, p. 93

Review of Legal Resources
Read a book. Write a review., p. 94

Point/Counterpoint: The Civil Adversarial System
(Left Column/Point) The System Works (in Practice and in Theory), p. 95
Mark T. Bailey

(Right Column/Counterpoint) A System in Need of Repair, p. 95
James S. Hardy

From the Courts

Colorado Supreme Court Opinions

Colorado Court of Appeals Opinions

Court Business, p. 127

Colorado Disciplinary Cases
Disciplinary Case Summaries, p. 133

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
Summaries of Selected Opinions, p. 135

Notices, Products, and Services

Trending: Law School Reform and Legal Education Innovation, p. 101
Alli Gerkman

Colorado Supreme Court Pro Bono Legal Services Commitment and Recognition Program, p. 103

The Colorado Bar Association Congratulates those who were successful on the July 2011 Bar Exam, p. 104

In Memoriam, p. 116

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