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Illinois Bar Journal

The Magazine of Illinois Lawyers

March 2008Volume 96Number 3Pages 109-164

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Practice News

124
Illinois Law Update

Duty to disclose triggered by written interrogatories only; life insurance can t be used to secure maintenance; Elder Abuse and Neglect Act amended; and more.

See cases, legislation, and administrative agencies.

Articles

128
Ethics | By
Helen W. Gunnarsson
A joint ISBA-CBA proposal seeks to bring the RPC up to date and align them more closely with the ABA Model Rules.
132
Real Estate Law | By
Michael J. Rooney
This author argues that attorneys can serve as title agents, provided they make necessary disclosures and get corresponding consents.
138
Employment Law | By
Richard L. Miller
and
John Haarlow Jr.
The Illinois Wage Payment and Collection Act can be a powerful tool for departing executives who haven t been properly compensated.
144
Employment / Computer Law | By
Linda K. Stevens
and
Jesi J. Carlson
The Computer Fraud and Abuse Act provides a path to federal court for employer-victims of computer abuse by employees and other insiders.
148
Business Law | By
George W. Kuney
Find out when creditors and tort victims can sue the buyer of a business for the debts and torts of the seller.

Columns

114
Letters
Warrior to peacemaker; ADR [is] an industry ;  Miller's mandatory penalty.  
116
President’s Page | By
Joseph G. Bisceglia
The ISBA looks ahead to the Great Emancipator's 200th birthday.
151
For New Lawyers
Should I do a bankruptcy search?
152
Civil Practice | By
Professor Jeffrey A. Parness
Voluntary dismissals need only be noticed to defendants in the second suit.
158
Business Law | By
Lin Hanson
and
Charles (Bud) W. Murdock
Puelo wrongly held that a dissolved LLC was on the hook for liabilities incurred after the dissolution.    
160
Finding Illinois Law | By
Tom Gaylord
Every Illinois lawyer should visit the Web site of the Illinois courts.