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Illinois Bar Journal

The Magazine of Illinois Lawyers

May 2001Volume 89Number 5Pages 217-272

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Practice News

230
Illinois Law Update

Evidentiary hearing necessary to determine whether juror challenge was gender based; section 1(D)(p) of Adoption Act not unconstitutional; and more.

See cases, legislation, and administrative agencies.

Articles

234
Real Estate Law | By
Raymond J. Ostler
A guide through the levy-sale process, including a newly effective law governing court approval of levy sales.
242
Tort Law | By
Beth C. Boggs
A review of the law and advice to help insurers avoid paying unjustified attorney fees.
248
Criminal Law and Procedure | By
Brendan Max
A look at the many recent cases where convictions based on accountability were reversed by a reviewing court.
256
Education Law | By
Scott F. Uhler
and
David J. Fish
The legal concerns raised by "one size fits all" disciplinary policies.
261
Tort Law | By
Saul Ferris
A post-mortem of the Voykin case, which abrogated the rule.
263
Employment Law | By
R. Kirk Williams
The answer: for employees in Illinois, yes; for employees in other states, probably not.

Columns

222
Letters to the Editor
The meaning of Phar-Mor    
224
President’s Page | By
Herb Franks
If I seem to boast more than is becoming, my excuse is that I brag for humanity rather than for myself.
226
The Lawyer’s Journal | By
Bonnie C. McGrath
Arbitration clauses in employment contracts are enforceable; visit the Illinois Supreme Court Web site; and more.
265
Law Office Management & Technology | By
Paul Sullivan
A look at how far we've come in law office technology in the last 30-plus years.
267
Legal Communication | By
Maureen B. Collins
Learn to counter your opponent's arguments without giving them too much weight.