Publications

Illinois Bar Journal

The Magazine of Illinois Lawyers

October 2003Volume 91Number 10Pages 477-532

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Practice News

492
Illinois Law Update

Negligence and forged checks; new trial for error in allowing improper Rule 216 request; new amendments affect police interrogations; and more.

See cases, legislation, and administrative agencies.

Articles

496
Health Law | By
Anthony E. Rothert
A look at recent cases and trends in this dynamic area of law.
508
Civil Practice | By
Patrick M. Kinnally
A review of leading practice and procedure cases and the lessons they teach.
514
Commercial / Contract Law | By
Ronald M. Lepinskas
The nature, elements, and limitations of the remedy under Illinois law.
521
Labor and Employment Law | By
Joseph E. Gumina
and
Michael J. Pulcanio
A thumbnail sketch of the Department of Labor proposal, with a look at how the proposed regulations might affect lawyer-employers.
523
Criminal / Juvenile Law | By
Terence M. Madsen
How to help your juvenile-offender client wipe the slate clean.

Columns

482
Letters to the Editor
A brand-new dissipation ruling
484
President’s Page | By
Terrence J. Lavin
The need for civility is one of those constant issues that seem to plague the legal profession. 
525
Legal Communication | By
Maureen B. Collins
Sometimes 'tis nobler in the mind to keep thy mouth shut...
527
Malpractice Prevention Update | By
Karen Erger
That's right, young lawyer; while you might feel you know little compared to your more senior colleagues, you're fully responsible for properly applying ethical rules.