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Illinois Bar Journal

The Magazine of Illinois Lawyers

July 2001Volume 89Number 7Pages 329-384

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Practice News

342
Illinois Law Update

No independent tort for breach of duty of good faith and fair dealing; void for vagueness applied to adoptions; and more.

See cases, legislation, and administrative agencies.

Articles

346
Uniform Commercial Code | By
Catherine A. Nestrick
and
Andrew C. Ozete
Read about the changes to article 9 that took effect July 1, 2001.
350
Family Law | By
H. Joseph Gitlin
The testimony of mental-health professionals is often not scientific evidence, this author says.
356
Legal Technology | By
Kristin Mihelic
The author argues that Illinois should abandon its Electronic Commerce Security Act and follow the national uniform approach.
362
Health Law | By
Erin K. Grunzke
This author, on the other hand, favors state licensure in Illinois over a national approach.
367
Power of Attorney | By
James F. Dunneback
Highlights of recent changes to the POA Act.
369
Ethics | By
Deane Beth Brown
A review of the ethical issues facing lawyers as they communicate the nature of their practices.
373
Debtors and Creditors | By
Scott Michael Alexander
Properly naming your defendant can mean the difference between collecting a judgment and making a worthless claim.

Columns

334
Letters to the Editor
Infertility treatments and self-insured employers.
336
President’s Page | By
Tim Eaton
Traditionally, the inaugural President's Page is devoted to the new president's own programs for the coming year or to giving him or her an opportunity to share some personal insights or words of wisdom.
338
The Lawyer’s Journal | By
Bonnie C. McGrath
Golfers in the (legal) news; capital punishment and the mentally retarded; and more.
375
Law Office Management & Technology | By
Paul Sullivan
You've heard the buzzwords, but what is "knowledge management" and what can it do for you? Read on.
377
Legal Communication | By
Maureen B. Collins
We asked you, Gentle Readers, to send us writing that moved you. Here are excerpts from your responses.
379
Finding Illinois Law | By
Adria P. Olmi
Don't overlook Illinois state agency Web sites, an increasingly rich source of free information. Here are some of the best agency resources for lawyers.