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Wage assignments, Mar. 81:4(29)

Waiver, juvenile status/certification, Feb. 97:5(45)

Warranties, Nov. 82:3(31)

Warsaw Convention, Dec. 65:7(14)

Washington, D.C.

  • Generally, Feb. 63:7(11)
  • Criminal Justice Program, Feb. 72:4(20)

Waste disposal, Jan. 89:5(37)

Water

see Environment

Watkinson, Craig J. (Pro Bono Spotlight), Sept./Oct. 01:11(50)

Watson, Patricia (Pro Bono Spotlight), Apr. 99:25(47)

Weather, Oct. 85:15(34), Nov. 96:9(45)

Weaver's Cove, Sept./Oct. 11:5(60)

Weiner, Harris K. (Pro Bono Spotlight), Nov./Dec. 02:27(51)

Weisberger, Honorable Joseph R., Feb. 01:5(49), May/Jun. 07:41(55)

Welfare benefits, recovery rights, Apr. 64:1(12)

West, Albert B. (Pro Bono Spotlight), Feb. 00:19(48)

Wetlands protection, Dec. 92:21(41)

Wheelchairs, lemon laws, May 98:13(46)

Whistle blowers, May 92:27(40)

Wife and husband

see also Divorce; Tenancy by the entirety

  • Generally, May 85:8(33)

Whipple, John, May/Jun. 03:9(51)

Williams, Roger, Jun./Jul. 87:14(35), Sept./Oct. 05:11(54), Mar./Apr. 09:31(57)

Wills and trusts

see also Estates; Living wills; Probate; Taxation; Testamentary capacity; Trusts

  • Generally, May 95:9(43)
  • Qualified pension trusts, Feb. 90:7(38)
  • Spouse's rights, Jan. 99:11(47) 

Wind turbines

see Energy 

Witnesses

see also Expert witnesses

  • Generally, Mar. 85:16(33), Apr. 95:19(43), Sept./Oct. 07:5(56)
  • Accomplice, Mar./Apr. 05:15(53)
  • Approver, Mar./Apr. 05:15(53)
  • Construction experts, Apr. 78:4(26)
  • Hypnotically refreshed testimony, Mar. 96:19(44)
  • Immunity, Dec. 00:15(49)
  • Material, Mar./Apr. 06:11(54)
  • Medical, Apr. 65:1(13), Apr. 65:4(13)
  • Preparation, Sept./Oct. 07:5(56)
  • Statements, Nov./Dec. 07:25(56)

Women

see also Attorneys; Discrimination

  • Liberation movement, Feb. 73:5(21)

Words, legal, Apr. 93:19(41)

Work product, Feb. 95:7(43), Nov./Dec. 07:25(56)

Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act, Apr. 89:7(37)

Workers’ compensation, Jun./Jul. 87:10(35), Apr. 99:13(47), Dec. 99:5(48), Dec. 99:9(48), Dec. 99:13(48), Dec. 99:17(48), Sept./Oct. 07:5(56), Jan./Feb. 09:5(57)

Workplace

see Employees; Employment

World Conference on Peace Through Law, Feb. 66:3(14)

World wide web

see Internet

Wrongful convictions, Sept./Oct. 08:37(57)

Wrongful death actions, Apr. 87:4(35), Oct. 88:14(37), Dec. 92:5(41)

Wrongful discharge, Oct. 91:17(40)

Zoning

see also  Housing; Land development; Land use; Sign ordinances

  • Generally, Jan. 89:5(37), Oct. 92:11(41), Jan. 93:11(41), Nov. 96:5(45)
  • Comprehensive permits, Jan./Feb. 04:7(52)
  • Federal Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Person Act, Sept./Oct. 05:5(54)
  • Nonconforming uses, Jan./Feb. 03:15(51)
  • Ordinances, Nov. 71:5(20)
  • Special use, Oct. 00:15(49)
  • Standard of review, Mar./Apr. 08:17(56)
  • Variance, Oct. 00:15(49)

Zoning Enabling Act of 1991, Mar. 92:7(40), Oct. 92:11(41)

 


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