Publications

Illinois Bar Journal

The Magazine of Illinois Lawyers

July 2005Volume 93Number 7Pages 321-372

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Practice News

336
Illinois Law Update

No UPL when vendors prepare documents; plaintiff must establish prima facie case for long-arm jurisdiction; new grievance procedure under ADA; and more.

See cases, legislation, and administrative agencies.

Articles

340
Tort Law | By
Neil Vidmar
According to an ISBA-commissioned report, the increase in doctors' liability insurance premiums apparently has not been caused by runaway juries.
354
Federal Practice | By
Neil Dishman
You just blew a crucial deadline – will the judge grant you more time? This explains which excuses work best.
358
Tort Law | By
Gerald O. Sweeney Jr.
and
P. Russell Perdew
A look at the discovery, motion practice, and trial techniques defendants can use in response to destruction of a fire scene.
362
Collections / Commercial Law | By
Michael G. Cortina
This article discusses the two principal devices for reaching a judgment debtor's assets held by banks and other non-employer third parties.

Columns

328
President’s Page | By
Robert K. Downs
The new ISBA president outlines his plans for the coming year.
364
Finding Illinois Law | By
Thomas Keefe
The Illinois Administrative Code is on the Net.
366
Real Estate Law | By
James K. Weston
Effective July 1, a new law requires counties to charge an extra $10 for every real estate document they record.
368
Family Law | By
H. Joseph Gitlin
A thumbnail sketch of contempt proceedings in Illinois.