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Illinois Bar Journal

The Magazine of Illinois Lawyers

January 2003Volume 91Number 1Pages 1-48

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Practice News

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Illinois Law Update

Section 110-4(b) bail provision found unconstitutional; DUI roadblock-stop conviction reversed; court not required to grant custodial parent's petition to modify visitation simply because she wishes to leave state; and more.

See cases, legislation, and administrative agencies.

Articles

18
Ethics | By
Thomas More Donnelly
Answers to some of the most common legal ethics questions.
26
Evidence | By
Stephen A. Wood
In Donaldson, the Illinois Supreme Court embraced the Frye standard for admitting scientific evidence and passed on Daubert. Here's a review.
32
Insurance | By
James E. DeFranco
The author argues that polygraph results should not be admissible to establish whether an insurer did or didn't act in good faith.
35
Power of Attorney | By
Daniel M. Moore Jr.
Pointers on using advance directives to help clients avoid guardianship and make life-and-death decisions before they lack capacity.

Columns

6
Letters to the Editor
The virtual courtroom; it's about time.
39
Legal Communication | By
Maureen B. Collins
Put your nose on a diet? Tone up your grammar skills? Here's a legal writer's list of New Year's resolutions.
41
Law Office Management & Technology | By
Paul Sullivan
What kinds of insurance does your practice need, and how much? Here's an overview.
43
Finding Illinois Law | By
Paul D. Callister
Some leading litigation-related online resources.