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Illinois Bar Journal

The Magazine of Illinois Lawyers

February 2000Volume 88Number 2Pages 53-112

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Practice News

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Illinois Law Update

Landowner owes no duty of care for recreational public use; eavesdropping law changes; and more.

See cases, legislation, and administrative agencies.

Articles

74
Intellectual Property | By
Aaron W. Brooks
Find out what to do when your client’s trademark has been registered as someone else’s domain name.
80
Juries | By
Susan M. Witt
How and why to present instructions to jurors before opening statements.
88
Education Law | By
James W. Hulbert
and
Linda C. Kramer
A review of the impact — especially in Illinois — of the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent Davis v Monroe County School Board ruling.
96
Civil Rights | By
Lisle A. Stalter
An overview of the rights and defenses available under the Illinois RFRA.
100
Estate Planning | By
Wendy M. Goode
A power of attorney without express language doesn’t allow for gifts, this author argues.

Columns

58
Editor’s Note | By
Stephen C. Buser
Winning topic for Lincoln-Award winner
60
Laureates of the Academy of Illinois Lawyers
Kennard J. Besse, Sterling; Robert E. Bradney, Jacksonville
62
The Lawyer’s Journal | By
Bonnie McGrath
Banks and title insurance; fees for foiled FOIA requests; crafting affirmative action plans; and more.
105
Malpractice Prevention Update | By
Anne E. Thar
Sage advice for the freshly minted.
107
Law Office Management & Technology | By
Todd H. Flaming
Cell phones are about to take a quantum leap in power and functionality — maybe you’d best sit tight until they do.
110
Legal Communication | By
Maureen B. Collins
Assemble the standard provisions and create the picture of a well-done deal.