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Illinois Bar Journal

The Magazine of Illinois Lawyers

July 2014Volume 102Number 7Pages 305-356

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Practice News

320
Illinois Law Update

Mortgages originated by unlicensed vendor void as against public policy; property tax bills go digital; fewer requirements for veterans' commercial driver's licenses; and more.

See cases, legislation, and administrative agencies.

Articles

324
ISBA | By
Ed Finkel
Promoting civics education, reshaping ISBA's solo and small firm conference, and helping debt burdened law students and new admittees tops new ISBA President Rick Felice's agenda.
328
Law Practice | By
Charles R. Wolf
More law firms are taking cases from far-flung places, and they need local counsel to make court appearances on their behalf. Find out more about this growing source of business.
336
Criminal Law | By
Rob Shumaker
More cases, including a new U.S. Supreme Court ruling, define whether a police investigatory stop based on a citizen tip is valid.
340
Workers' Compensation / Employment Law | By
Mark Wilkinson
and
Susan Garver
Settling workers' compensation and employment-related claims together can benefit both employers and workers, but it takes careful planning to make it work.
346
Real Estate Law / Bankruptcy | By
Andrew J. Hawes
The seventh circuit recently held that a homeowner debtor can extend the deadline to redeem property sold at a tax sale by declaring Chapter 13 bankruptcy. Find out what it means.

Columns

310
Comments
Unionized college football; sartorial choice for women lawyers.
312
President's Page | By
Richard D. Felice
The plans and priorities of ISBA's new president.
350
Ethics | By
Bailey E. Cunningham
Storing your client's will? Understand the ethical obligations.
352
Finding Illinois Law | By
Tom Gaylord
They can if you have the time.
354
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