Publications

Illinois Bar Journal

The Magazine of Illinois Lawyers

June 2003Volume 91Number 6Pages 265-316

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Practice News

280
Illinois Law Update

Plaintiff can't sue second defendant after fully recovering from first; no declaratory judgment till plaintiff exhausts administrative remedies; and more.

See cases, legislation, and administrative agencies.

Articles

284
Tort Law | By
Edward W. McNabola
An overview of the challenges to litigants posed by the governmental tort immunity statute.
292
Practice Management | By
John H. Maville
A look at the ISBA's proposed transfer-of-practice rule.
298
Products Liability | By
Stephanie A. Scharf
and
Thomas P. Monroe
Bucking the national trend, Illinois courts have refused to recognize the duty.
300
Tort / Employment Law | By
Jeffrey K. Kroll
and
J. Ryan Potts
Illinois plaintiffs should be allowed to treat former employees of corporate defendants as adverse witnesses, these authors argue.
305
Litigation | By
Terrence J. Lavin
A trial lawyer's guide to effectively examining experts and plaintiffs.
307
Criminal Law | By
Larry R. Wells
The author argues that the Morgan one-good-count rule turns any general guilty verdict into a potential due-process violation.

Columns

270
Letters to the Editor
More on "the perniciousness of racism".
272
President’s Page | By
Loren Golden
As I promised in one of my previous President's Pages, the ISBA, at my direction, was going to take a serious look at providing meaningful health insurance for our members.
309
Law Office Management & Technology | By
Todd Flaming
Wireless networking has come into its own, and it might be right for you and your firm.
311
Legal Communication | By
T. Evan Schaeffer
Using these six tips makes writing first drafts fun. Well, almost.
313
Malpractice Prevention Update | By
Karen Erger
Not listening to your clients leads to dissatisfaction and, too often, to claims.