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Illinois Bar Journal

The Magazine of Illinois Lawyers

May 2003Volume 91Number 5Pages 213-264

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Practice News

226
Illinois Law Update

Mother's failure to get written consent for artificial insemination bars paternity suit; judge who appeared for state erred by not recusing himself; and more.

See cases, legislation, and administrative agencies.

Articles

230
Tort / Civil Practice | By
Kathleen R. Richards
and
Jeffrey L. Dunn
Amended Supreme Court Rule 306 allows discretionary appeals of interlocutory orders granting or denying class certification. Here's the defense lawyer's take on the change.
231
Tort / Civil Practice | By
Judy L. Cates
Amended Supreme Court Rule 306 allows discretionary appeals of interlocutory orders granting or denying class certification. Here's the plaintiff's lawyer's take on the change.
240
Trusts / Estate Planning | By
Louis S. Harrison
,
Erica E. Lord
, and
Senator Kirk W. Dillard
This new law permits trustees to invest prudently while serving the needs of both remainder and income beneficiaries.
248
Criminal Law | By
Kerry J. Bryson
The Act allows prisoners to pursue claims neglected on direct appeal or based on facts not in the record.
253
Immigration Law | By
Robert S. White
Failure to meet the requirements of the new procedure could lead to deportation and other unpleasant consequences.

Columns

218
Letters to the Editor
Rule 315(b); why require an affidavit?
257
Law Office Management & Technology | By
Paul Sullivan
Your accounting program can produce reports that help you measure productivity and improve your bottom line. Are you using them to full advantage?
259
Legal Communication | By
Lisa McGrady
Is comma placement a lot like flower arranging for you ("let's see, one would look nice here")? If so, read on.
261
Finding Illinois Law | By
Paul D. Callister
The rise of electronic sources has changed legal research forever, and it may be changing the nature of law itself.