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Illinois Bar Journal

The Magazine of Illinois Lawyers

July 2006Volume 94Number 7Pages 329-388

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Practice News

334
Illinois Law Update

Equitable estoppel applies to private child support orders; police department typically not "victim" under restitution statute; increased security authorized at railroad terminals; and more.

See cases, legislation, and administrative agencies.

Articles

354
Family Law | By
David N. Schaffer
A review of the new 900 series of Illinois Supreme Court rules, which are designed to improve child custody proceedings and which are effective July 1.
360
Family Law | By
Aldo E. Botti
A special focus on the rules aimed at speeding up custody cases.
369
Attorney & Client | By
John Rearden Jr.
A look at how Illinois-based federal district courts appoint counsel for indigent civil litigants, including standby counsel for pro se claimants.
372
Trial Practice | By
Chester A. Lizak
The rule should not allow dismissal of the plaintiff's case if he or she serves the defendant before the statute of limitations has run, this author says.
376
Employment Law | By
James V. Garvey
and
Frederic T. Knape
The authors argue that forfeiture provisions should not be subjected to  traditional restrictive covenant analysis.

Columns

336
President’s Page | By
Irene F. Bahr
We must strive to promote diversity in our legal system and our association.
348
Legislative Wrap-Up | By
Jim Covington
New restrictions on eminent domain, another crack at grand-parents" visitation, and more.
380
Real Estate Law | By
James K. Weston
Concerns persist about this anti-redlining program.
382
Finding Illinois Law | By
Thomas Keefe
Much of the primary federal law once available only for a fee is now free on the Web.
384
Family Law | By
H. Joseph Gitlin
The phrase has its origins in legalized wife beating. Or does it?