Recent ABA Publication Announcements. Available in August 2008.

Electronic Evidence: Law and Practice, Second Edition
Paul R. Rice ——————————————————————————–

Available in August 2008
“Electronic Evidence: Law and Practice explores the range of problems encountered with electronic communications from discovery to trial, and offers practical solutions to both existing and potential problems. It examines (1) the new discovery rules and how they relate to past practices, and (2) fundamental evidentiary issues governing the admissibility of electronic evidence. Particular emphasis is given to the unique problems evolving around the way in which parties are asserting the attorney-client privilege and judges are applying it to e-mail communications.”

“Author Paul Rice offers a unique perspective on the attorney-client privilege issues of electronic evidence. He has 40 years of teaching experience, served as a special master for over 30 years, ruled on hundreds of thousands of privilege claims, and written the leading treatises on the subject of the attorney-client privilege for both state and federal courts.”

Product Details:
Regular Price: $120.00 Section Member Price: $95.00
©August 2008 6×9
510 pages, Paper Product Code:
5310375 Expert analysis and guidance on electronic evidence issues __________________________________
State Antitrust Enforcement Handbook, Second Edition
“State antitrust law and state attorneys general have become increasingly prominent parts of the antitrust landscape. State Antitrust Enforcement Handbook, Second Edition focuses on how state attorneys general exercise their rights to investigate antitrust concerns and to secure remedies for antitrust violations.”

Product Code: 5030516 Regular Price: $169.00 Section Member Price: $139.00 ©2008 6 x 9 – Paperback 400 pages
Mergers and Acquisitions: Understanding the Antitrust Issues, Third Edition
“Since the publication of the first edition of Mergers and Acquisitions, the federal agencies and state attorneys general have continued an active merger agenda and have refined merger analyses through settlements, liquidated cases, and speeches. This third edition has been completely updated to capture the most important developments in this area.”

Product Code: 5030518 Regular Price: $199.00 AT Section Member Price: $169.00 _________________________________
Data Security Handbook
“The purpose of the Data Security Handbook is to provide legal practitioners and information technology specialists with a concise, practical guide that summarizes common information security vulnerabilities and how to manage them; legal and industry information security safeguard requirements and recommended practices; the legal obligations that apply when an organization has incurred a data breach; factors that contribute to a compliant information security program; and potential legal theories in actions involving the alleged misuse or compromise of personal information.”

Product Code: 5030517
Regular Price: $144.00 Section Member Price: $124.00 ©2008 6 x 9 – Paperback 160 pages, Paper
Model Rules of Professional Conduct, 2008 Edition
Centennial Edition

“The 2008 Edition of the Model Rules of Professional Conduct will provide you with an up-to-date resource for information on lawyer ethics. The Rules, with some variations, have been adopted in 48 jurisdictions. Federal, state, and local courts in all jurisdictions, even those that have not formally adopted the Rules, look to the Rules for guidance in resolving lawyer malpractice cases, disciplinary actions, disqualification issues, sanctions questions, and much more. In this volume, the black-letter Rules of Professional Conduct are followed by numbered Comments that explain each Rule’s purpose and provide suggestions for its practical application. The Rules will help you identify proper conduct in a variety of given situations, review those instances where discretionary action is possible, and define the nature of the relationship between you and your clients, your colleagues, and the courts.”

Centennial edition On August 27, 1908, at a meeting in Seattle, Washington, the American Bar Association adopted the Canons of Professional Ethics, the first set of model standards of ethical conduct for lawyers nationwide. In August 2008 the ABA marks a century of worldwide leadership in developing standards of professional conduct for the legal profession.”

Product Details:
Regular Price: $19.95 Section Member Price: $14.95
©2008 6 x 9 – Paper 188 pages Product Code:
2150023 ____________________________________

VIRTUAL LAW: Navigating the Legal Landscape of Virtual Worlds By Benjamin Tyson Duranske


“This book is an introduction to the emerging and fascinating world of virtual law. It examines current cases and legislation impacting virtual world providers and users, and makes predictions about the future application of current law. It addresses the application of intellectual property law (copyright, trademark, and patent), criminal law, property law, contract law, securities law, tax law, and civil procedure. The author provides clear and practical advice on how to create a virtual world presence for your practice or for your clients with virtual world connections. The book also includes extensive appendices listing in-world and web-based resources for practitioners and legal scholars.”

“If you are one of the many who have read about and heard about virtual worlds but do not really understand what a virtual world is, or even how to use appropriate terminology when discussing them, then this is the book for you.”

Product Details:
6 X 9, 430 Pages, Paperback Product Code: 5450052
Regular Price: $49.95

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