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Illinois Bar Journal

The Magazine of Illinois Lawyers

August 2000Volume 88Number 8Pages 425-484

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Practice News

438
Illinois Law Update

County hospital and employees immune from liability for failure to diagnose; procedures for determining best interests of child clarified; and more.

See cases, legislation, and administrative agencies.

Articles

444
Family Law | By
Gunnar J. Gitlin
and
Chris S. Haaff
A review of the cases that have diminished appellate courts' power to review domestic relations cases.
452
Family Law | By
Celia Guzaldo Gamrath
Is your client protected when she crosses state lines with an order of protection? Read and find out.
458
Civil Practice | By
Edward S. Margolis
An analysis of recent cases that may affect the right to enforce business contracts in Illinois.
462
Tort Law | By
Jeffrey J. Kroll
The author argues that Illinois should follow other states and make pre-impact fear compensable.
469
Family Law | By
Don C. Hammer
and
Debra Sudduth
How to help your client make the most of mediation.
473
Family Law | By
Laura Caldwell
A review of the Illinois case law.

Columns

432
Laureate of the Month
This month's featured honoree: Chicago lawyer Warren Lupel.
434
The Lawyer’s Journal | By
Bonnie C. McGrath
You still have the right to remain silent; UPL and in-house counsel; and more.
475
Law Office Management & Technology | By
Todd H. Flaming
Find out how to put computers to work in your practice with this new book from the ISBA's Committee on Legal Technology.
477
Legal Communication | By
Lisa J. Freedman
Find out what the best appellate lawyers and the Great Gretzky have in common.
479
Malpractice Prevention Update | By
Anne E. Thar
Plaintiffs' lawyers take note -- many of those "routine" cases come with not-so-ordinary malpractice pitfalls.