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Illinois Bar Journal

The Magazine of Illinois Lawyers

August 2001Volume 89Number 8Pages 385-440

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Practice News

398
Illinois Law Update

Attorney-client privilege waived for police reports given to experts; no "corrupt or malicious motives" exception to Tort Immunity Act; and more.

See cases, legislation, and administrative agencies.

Articles

406
Tort Law/Contracts | By
Hon. Sheldon Gardner
and
Matthew Sheynes
The doctrine, which precludes tort recovery for purely economic damages, was supposed to reduce the tension between contract and tort law. But has it?
412
Tort Law/Contracts | By
Peter J. Bedard
Has the Illinois Appellate Court opened the door to one? Maybe.
416
Environmental Law | By
Christopher P. Perzan
The author discusses the implications of adding a proximate-cause element to state Superfund cases under the IEPA.
425
DUI/Traffic | By
Hon. Sheldon A. Harris
A step-by-step guide for the defense.
427
Real Estate Law | By
Scott Nathanson
Reverse exchanges allow real estate buyers to enjoy tax advantages even if they buy their new property before they sell.
429
Agricultural Law | By
Jeffrey A. Mollet
When the boundary fence can't contain the cows, who has to pay to fix it?

Columns

390
Letters to the Editor
Are we "title agents practicing law"?
392
President’s Page | By
Tim Eaton
My theme this year; in the 125th year of the ISBA; is Take Pride in Your Profession
394
The Lawyer’s Journal | By
Bonnie C. McGrath
Name-calling brief writers get a pass; Gramm-Leach-Bliley may require lawyers to send privacy notices; and more.
402
Letters to the Editor | By
Jim Covington
A summary of selected bills affecting lawyers in Illinois.
431
Law Office Management & Technology | By
Todd Flaming
Until the paperless office arrives, consider this approach to storing and organizing hard-copy documents.
433
Legal Communication | By
Maureen B. Collins
It isn't too late to learn the all-but-lost art of proper punctuation.
435
Malpractice Prevention Update | By
Karen J. Dilibert
The recently issued Keef decision seems to open a Pandora's Box of malpractice plagues for workers' comp attorneys. Or does it?