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Pain and suffering

see Damages

Paralegals

  • Generally, Jun. 75:3(23), Jan. 80:8(28)
  • Fees, May 96:23(44)
  • Regulation, Sept./Oct. 01:13(50)

Pardons, May/Jun. 11:31(59)

Parents

see Children

Parole Board, Dec. 73:15(22)

Partnerships

  • Generally, Mar. 55:4(3), Jan. 80:8(28), Mar. 88:14(36), Sept./Oct. 08:15(57)
  • Family limited, May/Jun. 12:21(60)
  • Dissolution, Jan. 01:5(49)
  • Limited liability, Apr. 99:5(47), Apr. 99:9(47)

Partridge, Jack (Lunch with Legends), Jan./Feb. 13:15(61)

Passive Voluntary Adoption Consent Registry Act of 1993, Mar. 94:17(42)

Pastore, John O. (U.S. Senator), Oct. 00:5(49)

Patents, Mar. 55:3(3), Apr. 55:4(3), Nov. 86:8(35)

Patient falls, Dec. 85:5(34)

Patient Protection Act, Jan. 96:9(44)

Patient safety, Sept./Oct. 11:27(60)

Patronage, Dec. 76:19(25)

Payment bonds, Dec. 95:17(44)

Payment systems, Feb. 97:13(45)

Peace, Feb. 66:3(14), Mar. 70:7(18)

Peak InfoSystems, Inc., Oct. 90:25(39)

Peck, William, May 86:16(34)

Pendent jurisdiction, Feb. 91:5(39)

Pensions

see Retirement

Personal injury

see also Attorneys, malpractice; Jones Act; Medical malpractice; Patient falls; Settlements; Torts

  • Assumption of risk, Oct. 96:15(45)
  • Awards, taxation of, Jun./Jul. 95:5(43)
  • Consortium, loss of, Feb. 96:13(44)
  • Damages, Apr. 87:4(35), Apr. 93:5(41)
  • Jurisdiction, Oct. 95:13(44)
  • Litigation, Nov. 84:4(33), Mar. 89:5(37), Jan. 91:7(39), Dec. 92:5(41), Feb. 93:13(41)
  • Slip and fall, Apr. 84:4(32)

Personal property

see also Taxation

  • Damages, Apr. 87:4(35)
  • Leases, Jun./Jul. 92:9(40)

Personality disorders, Oct. 93:5(42)

Persons with disabilities

see Disability

Petition preparers, bankruptcy, Jan. 96:27(44)

Pettine, Honorable Raymond J. (1912-2003), Mar./Apr. 04:5(52), Mar./Apr. 04:7(52)

Physicians

see also Medical malpractice

  • Assisted suicide, Feb. 98:13(46)

Pirraglia, Honorable Robert K. (Interview), Mar. 96:25(44)

Pizza businesses, taxation, Oct. 96:11(45)

Plant closings, May 88:31(36), Apr. 89:7(37)

Pleadings

see Motion in limine

  • Electronic filings, Jan./Feb. 08:37(56)
  • Notice, Jan./Feb. 10:5(58)

Police

see Criminal investigations; Unauthorized practice of law

Political action committees, Nov. 88:5(37)

Political contributions, Feb. 81:13(29), Nov. 88:5(37)

Polygraph exams, May 88:26(36), Mar. 92:31(40)

Ponzi schemes

see Criminal law and procedure

Poor, legal assistance

see Legal aid

Popular constituent sovereignty, Nov. 92:19(41)

Potter, Elisha Reynolds, Jr., May/Jun. 03:9(51)

Power of attorney, Feb. 87:15(35), Mar. 90:19(38), May 95:15(43), Jan./Feb. 08:5(56)

Practice of law

see also Automation; Computers; Unauthorized practice of law

  • Generally, Apr. 59:1(7), Dec. 86:20(35), May 88:35(36), Jun./Jul. 89:39(37), Nov. 92:27(41), Jan. 00:11(48), Jan./Feb. 08:9(56)
  • Career alternatives, Jan. 87:14(35)
  • Multidisciplinary practice, Apr. 00:5(48), Apr. 00:7(48), Apr. 00:13(48), Apr. 00:17(48), Apr. 00:21(48), Jan. 01:19(49)

Pre-arraignment conference calendar, Mar. 97:19(45)

Pre-briefing conferences, criminal law, Nov. 81:14(30)

Prediscovery disclosure, Mar. 93:9(41)

Preemption doctrine, Jun. 76:2(24)

Premarital agreements, Mar. 00:5(48), Jan./Feb. 10:27(58)

Prenatal drug abuse, Jun. 94:15(42)

Prepaid legal services, Jan. 71:3(19), Feb. 71:3(19), Feb. 72:5(20), Oct. 75:17(24), Jun. 81:9(29), Nov. 85:8(34)

Presidential Executive Order 12800, Nov. 93:13(42)

Presidential inaugural prayer, Apr. 93:17(41)

Presidential election 2000, Mar. 01:9(49), Mar. 01:15(49)

Press, freedom of

see also United States Constitution

  • Generally, May 63:5(11), Jun. 63:5(11), May 65:3(13), Jun. 68:3(16), Feb. 78:1(26)

Pretrial practice

see also Actions; Litigation; Trials; Venue

  • Generally, Dec. 55:5(4), Mar. 56:7(4), May 56:1(4)
  • Conferences, Feb. 55:1(3), Dec. 66:1(15)
  • Criminal cases, Nov./Dec. 08:5(57)
  • Judges, Jun. 54:5(2)
  • Motions, Oct. 92:7(41)
  • Preparations, Apr. 65:1(13)

Preventive law, Nov. 85:8(34)

Price fixing

see also Antitrust

  • Generally, Jan 81:6(29), Jan. 92:9(40)

Prisoners

see also Parole Board; Sentences

  • Generally, Oct. 87:10(36)
  • Legal services, Jan. 73:4(21)

Privacy

see also Medical records

  • Educational records, Feb. 98:9(46)
  • Informational, May/Jun. 11:5(59)
  • Right to, May 88:26(36), Jan./Feb. 11:33(59)
  • Technology, effect on, Feb. 98:7(46)

Private causes/rights of action, May 73:4(21), Nov. 89:5(38), Jun./Jul. 91:9(39), Mar./Apr. 07:5(55)

Private detectives, Jun. 79:8(27)

Privilege against self-incrimination, May 94:5(42)

Pro bono

see also Death penalty, pro bono representation

  • Immigrant clients, Jul./Aug. 07:13(56)
  • Service, generally, Sept./Oct. 04:25(53), Sept./Oct. 08:13(57), Nov./Dec. 08:15(57), Jan./Feb. 09:17(57), Mar./Apr. 09:9(57), May/Jun. 09:37(57), Sept./Oct. 09:5(58), Nov./Dec. 09:13(58)

Probate

see also Estates; Living wills; Taxation; Wills and trusts

  • Generally, Mar. 55:1(3), Apr. 55:3(3), May 55:6(3), Mar. 73:4(21), May 95:9(43), May 95:13(43)
  • Appeals, Mar. 98:15(46)
  • Medicaid liens, Mar./Apr. 03:17(51)

Prosecutors, duties, Sept./Oct. 08:37(57)

Process

see Service of process

Procurement, Nov. 90:21(39)

Products liability, Jun. 73:15(21), Oct. 73:9(22), Nov. 74:4(23), Dec. 74:3(23), Mar. 99:5(47)

Professional Billing II, Oct. 90:25(39)

Professional liability

see Attorneys, malpractice; Medical malpractice

Professional responsibility

see also Ethics; Practice of law, multidisciplinary practice

  • Generally, Apr. 60:3(8), Nov. 80:18(29), Feb. 81:11(29), Jan. 82:7(30), Apr. 82:9(30), Dec. 83:4(32), Jan./Feb. 11:11(59)
  • Contingency fee agreements, Mar. 83:22(31)

Profit sharing

see Employment; Taxation

Property

see also Personal property; Real property

  • Seizure, Oct. 94:25(43)

Prosecution

  • Police, May/Jun. 06:5(54)
  • Reform, Dec. 69:1(18)

Providence

  • Housing Court, Jan. 89:15(37)
  • Port of, Jun. 70:3(18)
  • Railroad relocation, Nov. 62:4(11)

Proxies, May 93:7(41)

Psychotropic drug treatment, Dec. 76:4(25)

Public bid projects, Apr. 98:13(46)

Public bodies, Oct. 96:7(45)

Public defenders, Apr. 67:3(15), May 70:1(18); Nov. 72:11(21), Nov./Dec. 08:5(57)

Public duty doctrine, Feb. 95:11(43)

Public employees, Nov. 72:4(21), Dec. 76:19(25), Mar. 83:3(31), Apr. 83:7(31), Mar. 88:5(36), May 89:11(37), May 89:17(37), Mar./Apr. 06:5(54)

Public records, access, Nov. 97:19(46)

Public relations, Dec. 64:3(13), May 74:10(22), Dec. 96:13(45)

Public schools, freedom of religion, Jun./Jul. 98:5(46)

Public trust doctrine, Jun. 00:5(48)

Public Works Arbitration Act, Jun./Jul. 99:7(47)

Publishing, legal, Oct. 95:19(44)

Pulner, Louis M. (Pro Bono Spotlight), Dec. 99:24(48)

Punitive damages

see Damages

Purchasing, Nov. 90:21(39), Apr. 98:13(46)

Quantum meruit, Mar. 91:5(39)


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