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The Legal World Attorney. According to Assistant Dis trict Attorney Moscowitz the net, when drawn, will probably contain policemen, detectives, stoolpigeons, jobbers, auction eers, truck drivers, warehouse men, gatemen stationed at piers and rail roads, and several lawyers who procured the discharge of prisoners arrested for street robberies. The investigation, it was thought, would consume most of July. California. Bar — The Associations fourth annual meet ing of the California State Bar Associa tion will be held at San Diego Nov. 20-22, 1913. This date was fixed at a meeting of the executive committee in June. Georgia. — Justice Lamar of the United States Supreme Court delivered the annual address at the thirtieth annual meeting of the Georgia Bar Association, held at Warm Springs May 29-30. Three papers were read on the present government of Georgia, and there was a general discussion of the question, "Does Georgia need a new constitution and is the present an oppor tune time for calling a constitutional convention?" Officers elected were: President, Robert C. Alston of Atlanta; vice-presidents, G. E. Maddox of Rome, J. R. Phillips of Louisville, Frank U. Garrard of Columbus, E. T. Moon of La Grange; secretary, Orville O. Park of Macon; treasurer, Z. D. Harrison of Atlanta. Iowa. —. For the third successive time, the Iowa State Bar association rejected the recommendation of its own com mittee on law reform to prevent the reversal of trial court judgments on tech nical and inconsequential errors. The annual meeting of the Association was held at Sioux City, June 26-27. The


first recommendation introduced by the committee was that an amendment be enacted providing that a case shall be reversed by the Supreme Court only when that court is satisfied that the error on which the reversal is based affected the substantial rights of the appellant. It was voted that the section be laid on the table. The committee sanctioned the withdrawal of recommendation No. 2, as a law had recently been enacted to cover the ground of the recommenda tion. A hot debate arose on a third proposition of the committee. Prac tically every recommendation of the committee was either tabled or post poned. A resolution recommending that the bar association take part in the disbar ment of lawyers, caused considerable debate and action was finally deferred. A resolution was passed recommend ing that the committee on taxation continue its investigation of the admin istration of the tax laws of the state and make a formal report and recommenda tion at the next annual meeting. A resolution was passed giving the committee on uniform laws an appro priation of $100, with which to conduct its investigation. O. P. Meyers introduced a resolution authorizing the president to appoint a committee of five to make a report next year on proposals which would simplify and make less expensive the transfer of land titles. Justice Horace E. Deemer delivered the annual president's address at the close of the morning session. He talked on "Representative Government." Mr. Deemer spoke scathingly of three popular law reforms of the day, the recall of judges, the recall of judiciary decisions and the initiative and referendum, oppos ing all of them. F. F. Faville of Storm Lake, former