The Tennessee Bar Journal serves as the official publication of the TBA. All members receive the Journal as a benefit of their membership. Our members appreciate the way the Journal reflects the high professional standards of the legal community. We are proud to be a part of the tradition that is the TBA.

PERMISSION TO REPRINT: The Tennessee Bar Association holds the copyright to all Journal content. If you would like to reprint an article, please contact the editor for permission and language. If you would like to link to TBA content, you are welcome to do that with proper attribution, using the title or a short description of the content. You are not allowed to post the article or other content in its entirety.

The Tennessee Bar Journal is listed in the Index to Legal Periodicals.

The Tennessee Bar Journal, ISSN 0497-2325, is published by the Tennessee Bar Association at 221 Fourth Ave. North, Suite 400, Nashville, TN 37219-2198, (615) 383-7421, 6 times a year. Periodicals Postage Paid, Nashville, Tenn. Subscription price: $60 per year. Members: $22 per year. Individual issues: $10 per copy. Back issues sold on an "as available" basis. Statements or opinions expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect those of the Tennessee Bar Association, its officers, board or staff.

Send address corrections to: Publications Coordinator, Tennessee Bar Journal, 221 Fourth Ave. North., Suite 400, Nashville, TN 37219-3498.

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