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Illinois Bar Journal

The Magazine of Illinois Lawyers

November 2006Volume 94Number 11Pages 569-632

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Practice News

584
Illinois Law Update

Bankruptcy's fresh start trumps creditor claims; courts should not over-weigh lone medical opinions in benefits case; harsher new penalties under the Minimum Wage Act; and more.

See cases, legislation, and administrative agencies.

Articles

590
Litigation | By
Helen W. Gunnarsson
Lawyers and judges speculate about whether and when moving for substitution is really the right move.
596
Eminent Domain / Real Estate | By
Joseph V. Healy
A review of the legislature's response to Kelo, which takes effect January 1.
602
Employment / Tort / Workers’ Comp | By
Jennifer E. Simms
An overview of the interplay between the workers' comp and contribution statutes and the cases interpreting them.
606
Evidence | By
Hon. William J. Haddad
Admission of damage photos may no longer be automatic, this author opines.
608
Juries / Civil Practice | By
Jeffrey A. Parness
Should jurors be given instructions at the start of civil trials? Should they be more free to ask questions? Find out what the Allerton conferees think.

Columns

574
Letters
Beyond "deed and green";CDL/DUI update.
576
President’s Page | By
Irene F. Bahr
Judicial Independence: A Citizen's Right
618
Finding Illinois Law | By
Thomas Keefe
Is print research disappearing in the age of Google?
620
For New Lawyers
Calendaring for the budget-conscious small firm.
626
The Judge’s Corner | By
Hon. Ron Spears
Don't take advantage of impaired judges and adversaries; help them
628
Estate Planning | By
David A. Berek
A new law lets age-70-plus taxpayers give up to $100K from their IRAs to charity.