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Illinois Bar Journal

The Magazine of Illinois Lawyers

September 2000Volume 88Number 9Pages 485-548

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Practice News

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Illinois Law Update

Court upholds statute releasing medical records to police investigating auto accidents; court rejects "same part of the body" rule; and more.

See cases, legislation, and administrative agencies.

Articles

504
Civil Practice | By
Matthew R. Henderson
and
Andrew R. Schwartz
A review of the authority for recovery of costs; the authors argue for a less restrictive rule.
510
Estate Planning | By
Charles P. Golbert
How to use Article XVI of the Illinois Probate Act to discover and recover ill-gotten assets.
520
Juries | By
Randall A. Bono
The case for allowing lawyers to conduct their own questioning of prospective jurors.
526
Environmental Law | By
Christine A. Picker
and
Kevin Jack
The authors review the current climate for redeveloping environmentally contaminated property in Illinois.
533
Family Law | By
Cynthia F. Fain
Remember that QILDROs—not QDROs—apply to Illinois public pension benefits.

Columns

490
Letters to the Editor
Nursing home overview a "brief from plaintiff's viewpoint"?
494
Laureate of the Month
This month's featured honoree: Chicago civil rights attorney Martha A. Mills.
496
The Lawyer’s Journal | By
Bonnie C. McGrath
Employment-discrimination "testers" pass muster; those dastardly dresser-drawer deeds; and more.
539
Law Office Management & Technology | By
Paul Sullivan
Do you know where your money goes, and where and when it comes in? Here are tips to help you get control of your receipts and expenses.
541
Legal Communication | By
Maureen B. Collins
The dangers of e-mail communication and how to reduce them.
543
Finding Illinois Law | By
James E. Duggan
Illinois lawyers are fortunate to have several good sources for guidance on evidence law. Here are thumbnail sketches of the leading treatises and practice guides.