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Illinois Bar Journal

The Magazine of Illinois Lawyers

April 2001Volume 89Number 4Pages 157-216

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Practice News

170
Illinois Law Update

Unauthorized possession of weapons on public property; "compensatory damages" in the Tort Immunity Act doesn't include attorney fees; and more.

See cases, legislation, and administrative agencies.

Articles

174
Illinois Supreme Court | By
Nancy J. Arnold
and
Tim Eaton
The last body of cases from a court that included Justices Bilandic, Heiple, Miller, and Rathje.
190
Illinois Supreme Court/Criminal Law and Procedure | By
James R. Reddy
The court reviewed a remarkable 45 death-penalty cases and cleared up confusion about guilty-plea appeals.
194
Immigration Law | By
Moira K. Moran
and
Patrick M. Kinnally
The authors recommend that the General Assembly require judges to admonish noncitizen defendants that they could be deported if they plead guilty.
199
Ethics | By
Karrieann Couture Kroeger
Common conflicts and how to avoid them.
203
Civil Practice | By
John M. McGarry
How to defeat a post-deposition affidavit that comes in response to a motion for summary judgment.

Columns

162
Letters to the Editor
Helping property taxpayers with reductions: not necessarily UPL?
164
President’s Page | By
Herb Franks
In the struggle between the stone and the water, in time, the water wins. -Chinese proverb      
166
The Lawyer’s Journal | By
Bonnie C. McGrath
Police can keep suspects out of their own homes; adoption by one spouse only; arbitration clauses and fee agreements; and more.
205
Law Office Management & Technology | By
Todd Flaming
What if, instead of buying a lot of separate programs, you put all of your data on one computer and use a standard Web browser like Internet Explorer to input, search, and display the results?
207
Legal Communication | By
Maureen B. Collins
Some writing has special power; the power to move people. And isn't that what lawyers aspire to do?
209
2000 CRIMINAL LAW DECISIONS BY THE SUPREME COURT OF ILLINOIS
(U) decided without dissent
213
Malpractice Prevention Update | By
Karen J. Dilibert
Being the subject of an ARDC grievance is a lawyer's nightmare. Here's what to do; and what not to; if it happens to you.