Publications

Illinois Bar Journal

The Magazine of Illinois Lawyers

November 2001Volume 89Number 11Pages 553-608

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Practice News

568
Illinois Law Update

Federal Boat Safety Act preempts failure-to-install claim; legislation authorizes sale of decedent's real estate on Net; and more.

See cases, legislation, and administrative agencies.

Articles

572
Civil Practice | By
William F. Zieske
The northern district adopted a policy that could cause public disclosure of sealed documents; will other courts follow suit?
582
Evidence | By
Hon. Robert W. Cook
and
Edward C. Snow
A critical look at the statute from a justice of the fourth district appellate court.
586
Real Estate Law | By
Thomas J. Bamonte
and
Edward C. Snow
Illinois courts are divided about whether property owners should get the full protection of the statute.
591
Attorney and Client | By
Karen J. Dilibert
Learn how to identify the prospective clients you should turn away.
595
Real Estate Law | By
Mavis W. Kennedy
A review of federal and state predatory-lending laws, including new regulations from the Illinois Office of Banks and Real Estate.

Columns

562
President’s Page | By
Tim Eaton
In August we lost a legend in our profession. William G. Clark was a lawyer, a former legislator and legislative leader, a former two-term attorney general and a justice and chief justice of the Illinois Supreme Court. Justice Clark's contributions to the legal profession and to all three branches of Illinois government are too numerous to mention.
599
Law Office Management & Technology | By
Paul Sullivan
Need a loan to grow your practice or even out cash flow? Here's what your banker has to offer and what you'll be asked to provide in return.
601
Legal Communication | By
Maureen B. Collins
Aching to "do something"? Every small act of courtesy and civility helps in the wake of September 11.
603
Finding Illinois Law | By
Adria P. Olmi
A roundup of helpful Web sites and other family-law 'Net resources.