Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys

January 1994

In this Issue:

Changing Medical Malpractice Liability Will Not Reduce Health Care Costs
Barry J. Nace

Let's Give Parents the Upper Hand in Reducing Televised Violence
Congressman Edward J. Markey

The Press Perspective on the First Amendment: It's Not Enough
Joan Didcono

Whistleblowers and Free Speech in the Workplace
J. Michael McGuinness

Hate Speech: An Old Problem with a New Name
Jonathan M. Albar

Punitive Damages Cases in Breast Implant Litigation: A Research Report
Michael Rustod, Professor of Law, Suffolk University Law School

Lead Paint Law Amended
Dorothy Anderson, Deputy Chief, Public Protection Bureau, Attorney General's Office, Boston

Opening Statements in District Court Criminal Jury Trials
Edward C. Rodley, Sr.

Tobacco Products Liability Suits in Masschusetts: A Neglect Opportunity
Jason Friedman, Second Year Law Student at Northeastern University School of Law and
Richard A. Daymard, Professor of Law at Northeastern University School of Law

Child Support Orders Under the Announced Long-Arm Statute
Charles P. Kindregan, Associate Dean, Suffolk University Law School

An Introduction to the Causation Issue in Toxic Torts Litigation
Denis Binder, Professor, Western New England School of Law

ADR, Where It's Been, Where It's Going
Burton Boyer, Founder and President of ADR, Inc.





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