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The Year in Review

We bring you up to speed on this year's most interesting stories from the record 10 general counsel who were charged with or pleaded guilty to fraud in 2007 to the indictment of Melvyn Weiss for allegedly paying people to serve as lead plaintiffs in class action suits.

1. GC Smackdown

2. Deal Breaker

3. Women v. Wal-Mart

4. Tug-of-War

5. Members Only

6. Going Green

7. No Respect

8. Red Alert

9. EU Muscle

10. Discovery Hype

11. Bad Apple

12. IP Shake-up

13. Fat Checks

14. DOJ Backlash

15. Sweet Revenge

16. Black Eye for GE

17. Extreme Makeover

18. ICE-Men

19. Investors Lash Out

20. Benched

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