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Illinois Bar Journal

The Magazine of Illinois Lawyers

November 2012Volume 100Number 11Pages 565-616

Practice News

580
Illinois Law Update

First district clarifies meaning of "all taxes due" under 2003 Tax Delinquency Amnesty Act; college students may be excused for religious-based absences; and more.

See cases, legislation, and administrative agencies.

Articles

587
Courts | By
Chief Justice Thomas L. Kilbride
While courts must be frugal, the other branches have a responsibility to adequately fund our justice system, Illinois' chief justice says.
592
Cameras in the Courts | By
L. Jay Jackson
Here's a look at the pilot programs underway in state and federal court, along with a few pointers from lawyers who have conducted trials in the media spotlight.
596
Trusts | By
Mary D. Cascino
,
Lyman W. Welch
, and
Susan T. Bart
Effective January 1, the Act gives estate planners two powerful new tools. Find out what they can do for your clients.
604
Professionalism | By
Cheryl Niro
Research indicates that much of our lawyerly unhappiness is wired into us. But that doesn't mean we should give up on greater professional and personal satisfaction.
608
Tort Law | By
Christopher T. Hurley
and
Mark R. McKenna
A recent appellate court decision holds that a Catholic diocese's fraudulent concealment of abuse tolls the statutes of limitation and repose, allowing a middle-aged victim to recover.

Columns

570
Comments
All in the family; don't eliminate grounds for divorce, heart balm torts.
572
President’s Page | By
John E. Thies
Bar associations and the lawyers they serve must promote adequate funding.
590
IBJ Centennial
From the archives.
612
Finding Illinois Law | By
Tom Gaylord
Congress.gov will soon succeed THOMAS as the go-to site for federal legislative research.
613
The Judge’s Corner | By
Hon. Ron Spears
Should judicial approval be required for even small damage awards for minors?