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Illinois Bar Journal

The Magazine of Illinois Lawyers

June 2007Volume 95Number 6Pages 277-332

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Practice News

292
Illinois Law Update

Court defers to commission in workers' comp case; public policy to disclose patient names to newspaper does not outweigh privacy interest; procedure for eminent domain by sanitary districts amended; and more.

See cases, legislation, and administrative agencies.

Articles

296
Ethics | By
Helen W. Gunnarsson
What kind of misconduct by your fellow lawyers should be reported to ARDC? What if you make the wrong call?
300
Civil Practice | By
Rob Shumaker
The Illinois Supreme Court's most recent intrastate forum non conveniens ruling only adds to the confusion, this author opines.
306
Estate Planning | By
Carleen L. Schreder
Two recent decisions interpreting apportionment waiver clauses in wills and revocable trusts make new law. Here's an analysis.
310
Corporations | By
Markus May
A recent case describes how business owners should run their companies as separate entities to avoid being held personally liable.
316
Juvenile Law | By
Karl Menninger
and
Thomas R. McMahon
Juveniles unfit to stand trial because of mental illness arguably enjoy neither procedural protection nor better care.

Columns

284
President’s Page | By
Irene F. Bahr
President Bahr reviews her year at the helm.
320
For New Lawyers
Opening an IOLTA account.
322
Loss Prevention | By
Karen Erger
When was the last time you left the BlackBerry at home and took a real vacation?
324
Civil Practice | By
Professor Jeffrey A. Parness
What would have happened if Anna Nicole Smith's daughter had been born in Illinois?
328
Business Law | By
Lin Hanson
Is your client ready to break up with a business partner? If so, here's some advice.