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Illinois Bar Journal

The Magazine of Illinois Lawyers

September 2002Volume 90Number 9Pages 437-496

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Practice News

454
Illinois Law Update

Affidavits of experts must comply with plain language of Rule 191(a); "marketing theory" of causation fails under Consumer Fraud Act; and more.

See cases, legislation, and administrative agencies.

Articles

458
Family Law | By
Michael K. Goldberg
Only if the General Assembly stays within the limits imposed by the U.S. and Illinois Supreme Courts, the author warns.
464
Family Law | By
Ronda D. Taylor
and
Glen and Gene Carson Brucker
Subsection 7(b-5) of the Illinois Parentage Act allows a man adjudicated ''father'' to use genetic testing to show that he is not.
472
Family Law | By
Carl W. Gilmore
Though it's difficult to overcome DNA evidence, the author urges you to mount a challenge when the circumstances warrant.
476
Tort Law | By
Michael P. Cogan
The author argues that county health-care employees should not be immunized for failure to properly diagnose -- as opposed to treat -- illness.
481
Guardians | By
M. Lee Witte
and
Margaret C. Benson
In custody cases, like most others, you'll increase your odds of success if you choose your forum wisely.
485
Health Law | By
Leatrice E. Schmidt
This article responds to an earlier Journal article on the Advanced Practice Nursing Act.

Columns

442
Letters to the Editor
Eaton's passionate presidency
446
President’s Page | By
Loren Golden
One of my goals during my year as president is to determine whether the ISBA can present a meaningful, competitive health insurance program for our members.
489
Law Office Management & Technology | By
Paul Sullivan
It's not a matter of whether you'll have a computer failure but when. Here's how to tell whether your backup system is up to snuff.
491
Legal Communication | By
Maureen B. Collins
Don't try to understand the often picayune rules that govern typefaces, paper color and the like; just learn and follow them.