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Illinois Bar Journal

The Magazine of Illinois Lawyers

April 2004Volume 92Number 4Pages 161-224

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Practice News

176
Illinois Law Update

Parents can't claim loss of consortium for child's nonfatal injuries; evaluation and treatment required for sex offenders; and more.

See cases, legislation, and administrative agencies.

Articles

180
Civil Practice | By
Nancy J. Arnold
and
Tim Eaton
A look at last year's leading supreme court civil cases.
190
Criminal Law | By
Evelyn G. Baniewicz
A look at the leading criminal law decisions from the 2003 term
200
Criminal Law | By
Thomas P. Sullivan
A summary of changes wrought by Illinois' capital punishment reform legislation.
204
Family Law | By
Celia Guzaldo Gamrath
A look at the new law and the changes it makes in the way courts determine custody jurisdiction.
210
Tort Law | By
Jeffrey K. Kroll
and
J. Ryan Potts
The authors argue that a transporation company's investigation report should be admissible at trial.

Columns

168
President’s Page | By
Terrence J. Lavin
The temporary custodian of the office of ISBA president never exactly knows what issues and challenges will surface during his/her year at the helm. 
215
Law Office Management & Technology | By
Paul Sullivan
If you can't seem to catch up to your workload, it may be time to bring in help. Here are some of your options.
217
Malpractice Prevention Update | By
Karen Erger
Many lawyers who are asked to serve on clients' boards of directors jump at the chance. But there's a dark side to this flattering proposal.
222
Legal Communication | By
Maureen B. Collins
and
Hillary Altekruse Mann
Yes, you really do need a Web site, and these FAQs will help you make the most of it.