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18 Conn. Law. 3 (2007-2008)

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William H. Prout, Jr., President
Livia D. Barndollar President-elect
Francis J Brady, Vice President
D. Susanne Snearly Secretary
Ralph J Monaco, Treasurer
Norman K. Janes, Past President
CONNECTICUT LAWYER ADVISORY COMMITTEE
Steven J. Errante, Chair
Myles H. Alderman, Jr
Frank S. Berall
Alicia R. Bronfield
Denis R. Caron
Dean M. Cordiano
Jeffriey C. Dannenberg
,Amy L. Day
Sheila Anne Denton
,'Brian J Donnell
1William Dunlap
iBrian C. Fournier
Wobert G. Huelin
Unthony J Pantuso III
Jeremy Paul
Charles D. Ray
0avid E. Rosengren
Fred D. Sette
Gregory A. Sharp
Bolesh J Skutnik
Kate Stith-Cabranes
'Elizabeth C. Yen
'Robert E. Young
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CONTENTS

features

The Character of Law Practice                   10
and the Character of Life
By The Honorable Joette Katz
In her memorable keynote address to the Young Lawyers
Section Annual Retreat Luncheon, the Honorable Joette
Katz challenges lawyers to use their professional skills to
serve some higher conceptions of justice and the com-
mon good.
The Persian Gulf in Transition                  14
By Mitchell W Pearlman
Bahrain, a small island country in the Persian Gulf, is
caught between wanting to become a full partner in
today's global world and retaining its Middle Eastern cul-
tural identity. Find out what an attorney discovers on his
visit to Bahrain. Enshala.
CBA Realizes Success During                     16
Challenging 2007 Legislative Session
By Donald D. Philips
Despite a challenging 2007 Legislative Session, the CBA and
its sections had many successes. Get a glimpse of the high-
lights and what challenges could affect you or your clients.
Mayhem on Wheels                               20
By Larry Setchell
Millions of people drive ATVs, but accidents are common
and safeguards are lacking. See how attorneys should han-
dle lawsuits involving ATV accidents.
Have the Security Willies?                   24
Build a Safer Network
By Sharon D. Nelson and John W Simek
How do you preserve data from security breaches? The
authors identify security measures that can be applied to
both wired and wireless networks.
The Pitfalls of Community Court                28
Criminal Proceedings for Foreign
Citizens in Connecticut
By Virginia Carstens
The collateral consequences of dismissed criminal charges
may prevent foreign citizens from attaining naturalization.
Learn why all foreign citizens should have their cases
assessed by competent immigration counsel, so that their
pleas are truly knowing and voluntary.
depa', ments
President's Message                              4
Calendar                                         6
Ethics Opinion                                   8
Bar Briefs                                      36
Peers & Cheers                                  37
Court Decisions                                 38
Young Lawyers                                   42
Classified and Employment Ads                   44

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