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Illinois Bar Journal

The Magazine of Illinois Lawyers

March 2004Volume 92Number 3Pages 109-160

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Practice News

Articles

128
Civil Practice | By
Hon. Barbara A. McDonald
Learn how to improve your odds of winning a summary judgment motion or, as a nonmovant, how to spot flaws in your adversary's argument.
138
Tort Law | By
Martin J. Healy Jr.
and
David P. Huber
Proponents argue that the "sunshine" proposal before the General Assembly promotes public safety, while opponents charge that it puts trade secrets at risk.
139
Tort Law | By
Gregory C. Ray
The Illinois House has passed, and the Senate is considering, a bill that would limit the power of the parties and the court to bar access to information in litigation involving "public hazards." 
146
Tort Law | By
Joseph G. Feehan
A review of recent case law governing admissibility of prior and subsequent medical conditions in injury cases.
151
Civil Practice | By
Leon I. Finkel
and
Lena Goretsky Winters
The authors argue that courts should routinely allow attorneys to bring retained experts to help depose opponents.

Columns

116
President’s Page | By
Terrence J. Lavin
Americans are great about celebrating anniversaries. We celebrate the anniversary of heroic or tragic national events. 
153
Legal Communication | By
Maureen B. Collins
You've built a well-reasoned, well-argued edifice; don't sabotage your effort by neglecting the final flourishes.
155
Finding Illinois Law | By
Phill Johnson
Have we reached the point that using print citators to track the subsequent treatment of a case begs a malpractice suit?