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Illinois Bar Journal

The Magazine of Illinois Lawyers

January 2014Volume 102Number 1Pages 1-52

Practice News

Articles

20
Law Office Technology | By
Ed Finkel
Now more than ever, great technology tools - many especially designed for lawyers - are amazingly affordable if not free. But don't forget the crucial difference between "frugal" and "cheap."
24
Tort Law | By
Kaitlyn Anne Wild
This little-known statute enables plaintiffs - but not defendants - to take discovery from a non-party respondent and provides a six-month "grace period" from statutes of limitations.
28
Family Law | By
Roman J. Seckel
What happens when a child of divorce's college tuition bill comes due and the parties didn't specify who pays? The language in the divorce decree can make all the difference.
32
Employment Law | By
Angela S. McQuage
Employers understandably want to create policies limiting employees' social media posts about company business. But the NLRA imposes some surprising limits.
40
Courts | By
Justice Michael B. Hyman
Implicit bias and stereotypes can affect the fairness of legal proceedings. It's important for lawyers and judges to examine unconscious attitudes and their hidden dangers.

Columns

8
President's Page | By
Paula H. Holderman
Large bar, small bar - we all need each other.
9
A Message from the President-Elect | By
Richard D. Felice
Nominate yourself for a section council or committee for 2014-15.
46
Ethics | By
Bailey E. Cunningham
Here's how to get off to a good start.
48
Finding Illinois Law | By
Tom Gaylord
The Federal Digital System (FDsys) now includes an expanded library of federal cases.
50
Best of ISBA Newsletters
New statutory and case law could affect employers' workplace policies.