Publications

Illinois Bar Journal

The Magazine of Illinois Lawyers

June 2006Volume 94Number 6Pages 269-328

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Practice News

284
Illinois Law Update

DNA sampling does not violate the Constitution; "in the course of employment" = "in the line of duty"; religious freedom recognized by Condominium Property Act; and more.

See cases, legislation, and administrative agencies.

Articles

292
Domestic Relations | By
Helen W. Gunnarsson
Experienced practitioners offer pointers about protecting unmarried clients' rights to custody and property in the face of a breakup or legal challenge.
298
Workers’ Compensation | By
Markham M. Jeep
A petitioners' lawyer looks at "utilization review," increased benefits, and other features of this comprehensive revamp of workers' compensation law and practice.
304
Employment Law / Bankruptcy | By
Travis J. Ketterman
This article looks at how workers can protect their rights when their employer enters bankruptcy.
310
Criminal Law | By
Kerry J. Bryson
A review of recent statutory amendments to and supreme court decisions interpreting the Act.
314
Corporations | By
Edward J. Underhill
Secured creditors must be prepared to modify their searching and filing practices to assure that security interests remain enforceable.

Columns

274
Letters
Settlement conference judges; parents aren't "visitors."
276
President’s Page | By
Robert K. Downs
A look at the year just ending and the challenges ahead.
318
Business Law | By
Lin Hanson
Proposed legislation would clarify LLC minority shareholders' rights and remedies.
320
Civil Practice | By
James E. Pfander
The probate exception lay dormant for decades, but Anna Nicole Smith's case revived it.
322
Loss Prevention | By
Karen Erger
Office sharers must keep their practices separate and their confidences secret.