Publications

Illinois Bar Journal

The Magazine of Illinois Lawyers

October 2004Volume 92Number 10Pages 497-552

October 2004 Illinois Bar Journal Cover Image

Practice News

514
Illinois Law Update

No jury trial for breach of fiduciary duty; trustees can appeal, but at their own cost; legal protection for breastfeeding mothers; and more.

See cases, legislation, and administrative agencies.

Articles

518
Attorney & Client | By
Helen W. Gunnarsson
You think your client's judgment might be impaired – must you do what he asks? Can you talk to the family? A look at governing law.
522
Business Law / Malpractice | By
David R. Sinn
A review of tricky conflicts issues and other malpractice landmines for corporate lawyers.
530
Ethics | By
Michael L. Shakman
and
Arthur W. Friedman
You get the dreaded letter from the ARDC– what do you do? Here's a step-by-step guide.
532
Arbitration | By
Thomas J. Cunningham
Are provisions in arbitration agreements that expressly prohibit class arbitration enforceable in Illinois? A look at recent developments.
536
Contract Tort | By
Joseph Wylie
Plaintiffs are using fraud-in-the-inducement theory to turn breach-of-contract allegations into tort claims. A new case gives defendants a way to fight back.

Columns

506
President’s Page | By
Ole Bly Pace
 ISBA monitors the tone and conduct of judicial campaigns.
542
Real Estate Law | By
James K. Weston
Let's amend the notary law to require a thumbprint with the signature.
544
Risk Prevention | By
Karen Erger
Ten tips to tame your inner procrastinator.
546
Family Law | By
H. Joseph Gitlin
Illinois courts are fine tuning the standard for determining when to permit a custodial parent to move out of state.