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Illinois Bar Journal

The Magazine of Illinois Lawyers

January 2002Volume 90Number 1Pages 1-52

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Practice News

14
Illinois Law Update

Hospital Licensing Act disclosure provisions upheld; parental rights of incarcerated parents may be terminated; and more.

See cases, legislation, and administrative agencies.

Articles

18
Insurance | By
Beth Boggs
and
Daniel McLaughlin
A review of primary insurers' obligations to excess-insurance carriers in settlement negotiations.
24
Estate Planning | By
Richard A. Campbell
and
Mary C. Talarico
Here's a summary of the changes wrought by the Economic Growth and Tax Relief Reconciliation Act.
32
Securities Law | By
James J. Moylan
and
Ana M. Mencini
The authors trace the SEC's regulation of "road shows" from the concrete to the electronic highway.
41
Civil Practice | By
John D. Ingram
Professor Ingram argues that attorneys, not clients, should be liable for the fees of third-party providers unless they expressly disclaim.
43
Employment Law | By
Michael F. Tomasek
Federal courts are split on the issue.

Columns

6
Letters to the Editor
Those clients from hell.
8
President’s Page | By
Tim Eaton
A few years ago, as we finished closing arguments in a trial, my opposing counsel came over, shook my hand, and congratulated me on a job well done. I reciprocated with the same compliment.
47
Legal Communication | By
Maureen B. Collins
Don't let your brainchildren be like the proverbial cobbler's shoeless kids; lawyer, protect your IP rights.
49
Finding Illinois Law | By
Adria P. Olmi
Don't let your brainchildren be like the proverbial cobbler's shoeless kids; lawyer, protect your IP rights.