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Illinois Bar Journal

The Magazine of Illinois Lawyers

January 2001Volume 89Number 1Pages 1-48

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Practice News

14
Illinois Law Update

Child-witness exception to right to confrontation at trial; prosecutors' closing arguments; and more.

See cases, legislation, and administrative agencies.

Articles

18
Witnesses | By
Richard L. Miller II
An overview of Rule 213(f) and (g) and the cases interpreting them.
22
Witnesses | By
Daniel P. Wurl
Guidelines for conducting opinion witness discovery in Illinois.
28
Family Law | By
Chris S. Haaff
The developing law firm in Illinois governing adoption by gay couples.
34
Uniform Commercial Code | By
Lisa Macrito
What constitutes sufficient notice under Illinois' version of the UCC? This article reviews three important cases.
39
Witnesses | By
Terrence J. Lavin
Rule 213 pointers for med-mal lawyers.
41
Tort Law | By
James F. McCluskey
and
E. Angelo Spyratos
Defense lawyers: think "trial" the minute you get a case.

Columns

6
Letters to the Editor
The Bluebook and Supreme Court Rule 6; you can't follow both.
8
President’s Page | By
Herb Franks
The president of any organization gets an overview of what is happening. This year we are losing two members of our Board of Governors who cannot run again because of age or term limitations.
10
The Lawyer’s Journal | By
Bonnie C. McGrath
Standard of review for fee suits; U.S. Supremes just say no to drug-sniffing dogs at checkpoints; employee claims rejected by 7CA; and more.
43
Law Office Management & Technology | By
Paul Sullivan
If you run the business side of a law practice, you've probably had a day or two like this one.
45
Legal Communication | By
Maureen B. Collins
Somewhere between "the one hand" and "the other" may be the answer your client hired you to provide.