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13 Law Notes Gen. Prac. [i] (1977)

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Published by the American Bar Association's Section of General Practice

Winter 1977

3ruce z. uavis
observations . .

   As of December  31, 1976, there were 17,569 mem-
bers in our Section. The  membership  growth  of our
Section since 1965 is as follows:
       December31                Membership
           1965                      3,543
           1966                      6,573
           1967                      7,224
           1968                      9,089
           1969                      9,102
           1970                      9,279
           1971                     10,147
           1972                     10,780
           1973                     12,951
           1974                     15,491
           1975                     17,932
           1976                     17,569

The General  Practice Section remains the fourth larg-
est dues-paying Sections in the American Bar Associa-
tion. The three dues-paying Sections with larger mem-

berships are: Corporation, Banking and Business Law;
Real Property, Probate and Trust Law; and Taxation.

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             Wits and Words  (Revisited)
  Two  years ago, The  Bobbs-Merrill Co., Inc. pub-
lished a book by Edwin  Newman,   Strictly Speaking.
Mr.  Newman,   television commentator,  anchorman,
host, critic and writer, asked:
       Will America be the death of English?
  Strictly Speaking, a favorite of mine, is entertain-
ing, yet thought-provoking. The book reminds us that
we have lost some eloquence of expression. We often
fail to speak or write with directness and simplicity.

Copyright @ 1977 American Bar Association

Vol. 13, No. 1

20 pages


  Some   random thoughts and

                         LAW   NOTES  FOR  THE GENERAL PRACTITIONER
                                            Chairman and Editor
                                Bruce E. Davis, Bethlehem Steel Corp., Bethlehem, PA
    Vice-Chairmen and Associate Editors:                       Advisory Board. Vice-Chairmen:
    C.  Dale McClain       James R. Phelps                      Wayne Boyce     Judge Charles W. Joiner
    Richard P. McLaughlin  F. Wallace Pope. Jr.                 Prof. Louis M. Brown
    Richard E. Wiley
                                             Editorial Board
Domenico 3. Alfano (Administrative Law)    William 0. Bittman (Criminal)                   Edward F. McKie, Jr. (Patent, Trademark
Richard K. Decker lAntitrust)     Judge Ralph J. Podell (Domestic Relations) & Copyright)
Robert T. Donley (Coal, Oil & Gas)         Mitchell W. Miller (Economics of Practice)      H. Henley Blair (Real Estate)
Judge Francis J. Larkin (Commercial)       Marvin A. Cohen (Estate Planning & Probate)     David B. Grishman (Taxation)
Sidney L. Krawitz (Contracts)     William B. Spann. Jr. (Labor)        Harry Sabbath Bodin (Trial Practice
Robert M. Westberg (Corporate)    Leonard Kopelman (Miscellaneous)       & Negligence)

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