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Illinois Bar Journal

The Magazine of Illinois Lawyers

October 2000Volume 88Number 10Pages 549-608

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Practice News

563
Illinois Law Update

Statute of limitations bars claim filed 22 years after abuse; retaliatory discharge claimant must show more than temporal proximity; and more.

See cases, legislation, and administrative agencies.

Articles

568
Juries | By
Hon. Denise M. O’Malley
A judge's perspective on how courts do—and should—respond to alleged juror misconduct and prejudice.
576
Criminal Law and Procedure | By
Michele M. Jochner
Far from drawing bright lines, these rulings have raised new uncertainties, this author argues.
582
Business Law | By
Peter V. Baugher
and
Steven M. Austermiller
The Chicago International Dispute Resolution Association provides our region with a new arbitration forum. Find out more.
592
Legal Technology | By
Frank P. Andreano
The basics of protecting e-mail and electronic information from interception.
597
Employment Law | By
Daniel S. Alcorn
Help employers design an attendance policy that complies with the Family and Medical Leave Act.

Columns

554
Letters to the Editor
Laurels for a laureate
556
President’s Page | By
Herb Franks
I began my year as president of the Illinois State Bar Association by saying I would start no new programs.
558
Laureate of the Month
This month's featured honoree: Chicago litigator James Montgomery.
560
The Lawyer’s Journal | By
Bonnie C. McGrath
The illusion of insurance exclusion; lease lacking, landlord loses; OSHA makes house calls; and more.
601
Legal Communication | By
Maureen B. Collins
It may not be in your client's best interest to approach your relationship with opposing counsel as if it were war.
603
Malpractice Prevention Update | By
Anne E. Thar
Learn in chilling detail the enormous risk you take when you cut corners on staff training and supervision, and find out what to do about it.