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Illinois Bar Journal

The Magazine of Illinois Lawyers

March 2002Volume 90Number 3Pages 105-156

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Practice News

120
Illinois Law Update

DNA results disproving paternity required to show no parental relationship; Juveniles need not register under Sex Offender Registration Act; and more.

See cases, legislation, and administrative agencies.

Articles

124
Tort Law | By
Edward W. McNabola
and
Kevin E. O’Reilly
Liens can consume clients' recovery and decrease their willingness to settle. Here's a fresh look at the law.
130
Election Law | By
Brian K. LaFratta
and
Jamie Lake
The authors examine problems that arose in Illinois during the 2000 election and recommend solutions.
134
Statutory Construction | By
Robert C. Feldmeier
For the second time in five years, the supreme court changed the standard for determining when new statutes apply to existing cases.
139
Family Law | By
Celia Guzaldo Gamrath
A review of the new law governing the classification and division of stock options upon divorce.
143
Ethics | By
Michael L. Shakman
,
Arthur W. Friedman
, and
Thomas M. Staunton
What is a lawyer's Himmel obligation to report other lawyers in his or her firm?

Columns

110
Letters to the Editor
Civility begins and ends with judges.
112
President’s Page | By
Tim Eaton
Eighty-eight lawyers from 37 counties met in the Sangamon County Courthouse in Springfield on January 4, 1877, to formalize the beginning of the Illinois State Bar Association.
147
Law Office Management & Technology | By
Paul Sullivan
Do you find yourself printing e-mail missives and saving the paper? Here's a better way to create an e-mail archive.
149
Legal Communication | By
Maureen B. Collins
Don't underestimate the importance of interrogatories and other forms of written discovery as a way to glean information that can strengthen your case.
151
Finding Illinois Law | By
Adria P. Olmi
Resources abound on the 'Net for p.i. lawyers. Here are some of the best.