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Illinois Bar Journal

The Magazine of Illinois Lawyers

September 2013Volume 101Number 9Pages 437-488

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Practice News

Articles

456
Law Practice Management | By
Janan Hanna
Employee theft is an all-too-common occurrence. Experts advise lawyers how not to be victims.
460
Family Law / Civil Rights | By
Ray Prather
and
Padraig McCoid
The U.S. Supreme Court's DOMA case opens the door to an array of federal benefits for same-sex married couples. But Illinoisans won't enjoy its full advantages, the authors argue.
464
Ethics / Legal Technology | By
Christina J. Oleson
Email discussion groups let you get quick answers from fellow lawyers, but they pose ethical pitfalls. Here's how to avoid trouble.
474
Family Law / Bankruptcy | By
Matthew M. Benson
These three rules can help keep your work for a divorcing client from being undone when one of the parties files for bankruptcy.
478
Military and Veterans | By
Grant T. Swinger
Illinoisans in the military - especially reservists - enjoy additional consumer rights designed to protect them while they answer the call to duty. Find out how the SMCRA works.

Columns

442
Comments
Recorders and red-flagging.
444
President's Page | By
Paula H. Holderman
In August 1893, 30 female lawyers met in Chicago. A recent event remembered them.
482
Finding Illinois Law | By
Tom Gaylord
HeinOnline and Fastcase subscribers now have access to each other's data.
483
Best of Discussions
What if the bank won't accept your client's valid POA for property? Might six jurors be better than 12 for your DUI trial? Here's what other lawyers think, based on Qs and As gleaned from ISBA discussion groups.
484
Every Lawyer's Guide | By
Chad Montgomery
and
Ranti Oseni
Does a bank owe a fiduciary duty to depositors? Do usury laws put a cap on the interest rates banks can charge? Learn the often surprising answers to these and other banking-law questions.