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Illinois Bar Journal

The Magazine of Illinois Lawyers

October 2011Volume 99Number 10Pages 481-540

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Practice News

Articles

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Legal Technology/Ethics | By
Helen W. Gunnarsson
A look at the special ethical challenges that arise when lawyers use Facebook, Twitter and the like and how to address them.
506
DUI | By
Larry A. Davis
Illinois replaced the judicial driving permit with the monitored device driving permit ("MDDP"), which requires a large number of DUI offenders to use a breath interlock device. This article reviews the law and recent changes.
516
Legal Technology/Practice Management | By
Peter R. Olson
Is it time to move your practice online? Internet-based legal software innovations offer practitioners ways to cut costs while expanding their potential client base.
520
Civil Practice | By
Michele M. Jochner
From new IOLTA rules to a new official citation system, a range of important supreme court rule changes took effect from January through September of 2011.
526
Prison Litigation | By
Beth Prager
District courts must decide whether prisoners have properly exhausted their administrative remedies before allowing their cases to proceed to the merits.

Columns

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Comments
Odds of success.
488
President’s Page | By
John G. Locallo
Technology is changing the world of lawyering. Can we keep pace?
532
Real Estate Law | By
Steven B. Bashaw
Being forced to sell a home in this economy is a recipe for financial misery.
534
Loss Prevention | By
Karen Erger
Sometimes the best technology is good old pen and paper.
537
Family Law | By
H. Joseph Gitlin
Judicial discretion gives judges tremendous power - and a heavy responsibility.