Publications

Illinois Bar Journal

The Magazine of Illinois Lawyers

October 2001Volume 89Number 10Pages 501-552

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Practice News

516
Illinois Law Update

Rule 213 requires parties to disclose witnesses upon written interrogatory; new statute strengthens penalty for selling club drugs; and more.

See cases, legislation, and administrative agencies.

Articles

520
Criminal Law and Procedure | By
David Stevens
A review of the latest Illinois cases, with a focus on consecutive sentences and retroactive application.
526
Real Estate Law | By
John H. Mathias Jr.
and
Timothy W. Burns
When can a general contractor rely on its subcontractor's insurance instead of its own? This article examines recent case law.
530
Criminal Law and Procedure | By
Stacey McDermott Shonkwiler
The author reviews a recent Illinois Appellate Court case upholding a search of numbers stored in the defendant's cell phone.
535
Juries | By
Scott D. Lane
In first district civil cases, the answer is yes -- as long as the questioning is "reasonable."
537
Attorney-Client Privilege/Corporations | By
Frederick R. Ball
A look at when courts are willing to pierce the attorney-client privilege in director and shareholder litigation.

Columns

506
Letters to the Editor
Moorman memories.  
508
President’s Page | By
Tim Eaton
Recently I attended the Decatur Bar Association corn roast at Rex Brown's home in Decatur. 
541
Law Office Management & Technology | By
Todd Flaming
Driven into a corner by e-mail overload? Here's how to fight back.
543
Legal Communication | By
Maureen B. Collins
If you can persuade the judge that ruling in your client's favor means doing good, you'll probably do well.
545
Malpractice Prevention Update | By
Karen J. Dilibert
What's in that name on your firm's letterhead? Trouble, if you don't mind your ps and qs.