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Illinois Bar Journal

The Magazine of Illinois Lawyers

May 2002Volume 90Number 5Pages 217-272

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Practice News

232
Illinois Law Update

Illinois Supreme Court refines test for admitting novel scientific evidence; access to psychological records limited; and more.

See cases, legislation, and administrative agencies.

Articles

236
Illinois Supreme Court | By
Nancy T. Arnold
,
Tim Eaton
, and
Michael T. Reagan
A look at the first year's output of the newly reconstituted supreme court.
254
Criminal Law and Procedure | By
James H. Reddy
The justices addressed a few issues raised by the U.S. Supreme Court's Apprendi ruling, but many remain.
261
Evidence/Legal Technology | By
Adrienne W. Albrecht
How do you persuade the court to admit a computer simulation into evidence? A look at the developing law.
263
Employment Law/Taxation | By
Nile J. Williamson
Lawyers should allocate settlement proceeds so their clients can avoid tax—but sometimes it's easier said than done.

Columns

222
Letters to the Editor
More on liens.
224
President’s Page | By
Tim Eaton
Jane, Brian, Brent and Amanda; my wife and three children; my family. I have not mentioned them this year in my column.
265
Law Office Management & Technology | By
Paul Sullivan
Let's face it; sometimes you can't prevent fires, floods, violent attacks and the like from wreaking havoc in the workplace. But you can prepare for the worst.
267
Finding Illinois Law | By
Adria P. Olmi
Here are some of the helpful Internet resources; most of them free; for corporate and securities lawyers.
269
Legal Communication | By
Maureen B. Collins
The first of three articles addressing the skills you need to take and defend a deposition.