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Illinois Bar Journal

The Magazine of Illinois Lawyers

March 2005Volume 93Number 3Pages 101-152

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Practice News

116
Illinois Law Update

Strict reading of the charitable-use exemption; Internet posting of sex-offender info not a privacy violation; medical clinic not a public accommodation; and more.

See cases, legislation, and administrative agencies.

Articles

112
Tort Law | By
Peter S. Stamatis
and
Alexander T. Muhtaris
Despite rumors to the contrary, the U.S. Supreme Court has not ruled punitive damages unconstitutional. Here's how to make the most of your cases.
126
Civil Practice | By
Andrew N. Plasz
How do Illinois courts respond when a party claims that an inadvertently produced document is still privileged? Here's a review of the cases
134
Health Care Law | By
Neville M. Bilimoria
A look at recent cases brought by plaintiffs against hospitals and their charitable-care practices
138
Workers’ Compensation | By
David L. Montenegro
Seven additional arbitrators and an accelerated trial cycle will make the agency more efficient and expeditious.
140
Local Government Law / Civil Practice | By
Paul N. Keller
Documents considered by a public body in formulating policy decisions are often exempt from disclosure under federal and state law.

Columns

106
Letters
Search and Seizure and the Illinois Constitution 
108
President’s Page | By
Ole Bly Pace III
We need to find a way to serve the unmet legal needs of the poor without unfairly burdening solo and small-firm lawyers.
144
Civil Practice | By
James E. Pfander
Make no mistake – the Federal Class Action Fairness Act will bring sweeping changes.
146
Finding Illinois Law | By
Thomas Keefe
The Big Two legal data providers offer more affordable options than ever.
148
Business Law | By
Lin Hanson
Minority shareholders' lack of control can make their shares worth less if they try to sell out.