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Illinois Bar Journal
Articles From Stephen C. Buser

Illinois Nursing Home Litigation 2000 By Stephen C. Buser June 2000 Column, Page 302 For years lawyers ignored clients who wanted to file suit against a nursing home.
An Overview of Illinois Nursing Home Litigation By Stephen C. Buser and Harriet H. Hamilton June 2000 Article, Page 316 A practice-oriented review of Illinois and federal statutes and cases governing nursing home lawsuits.
Variety the spice of this month’s Journal By Stephen C. Buser May 2000 Column, Page 247 Variety the spice of this month's Journal
The supreme court review — ’99 edition By Stephen C. Buser April 2000 Column, Page 187 The supreme court review — '99 edition
Notice Our New Look for the Journal By Stephen C. Buser March 2000 Column, Page 119 If the Journal looks different somehow this month, don't adjust your set;
Winning topic for Lincoln-Award winner By Stephen C. Buser February 2000 Column, Page 58 Winning topic for Lincoln-Award winner
Editor’s Note By Stephen C. Buser December 1999 Column, Page 627 Managed-care reform statute takes effect on 1/1/00.
Editor’s Note By Stephen C. Buser November 1999 Column, Page 567 Employment law in the spotlight Doyle v Holy Cross Hospital, one of the most important employment-law cases this year, is the centerpiece of this month's Journal. Two sets of authors consider the case and its implications from different perspectives and offer pointers to help you serve your employer-clients.
Editor’s Note By Stephen C. Buser October 1999 Column, Page 511 Lincoln Award Contest; the Journal is the Winner
Editor’s Note By Stephen C. Buser September 1999 Column, Page 450 Grandparents have rights, too.
Admissibility of prior injuries vetted in this month’s IBJ By Stephen C. Buser August 1999 Column, Page 398 This month's Journal features an article by Chicago trial judge Barbara McDonald on a much-discussed topic of late among tort practitioners ; the fifth district's Brown v Baker decision and its impact on the same-part-of-the-body rule. 
QILDRO, eavesdropping, damages, and more By Stephen C. Buser July 1999 Column, Page 346 If matrimonial law is part of your practice, you won't want to miss Ronda Glenn's and Michelle Mosby-Scott's timely article on Illinois' QILDRO law, which took effect just days before this issue of the Journal arrived in your mailbox. 
Visit E-Commerce Article Online and “Ask the Authors” By Stephen C. Buser June 1999 Column, Page 295 The lineup for this month's IBJ reflects the Internet's immense impact on business, the workplace, and the law.
Supreme court review — online, with link to the full-text opinions By Stephen C. Buser May 1999 Column, Page 235 Once again we've called upon members of the Appellate Lawyers Association to look back on the preceding supreme court year, and once again they've delivered a thoughtful and thorough review.
Dynasty trusts, employee-discharge pointers, and more By Stephen C. Buser March 1999 Column, Page 123 For you estate planners, we offer an article by Messrs. Margolin and Weinstein on the interplay between dynasty trusts and that law-student's nightmare, the rule against perpetuities.
A Science Lesson for Lawyers By Stephen C. Buser January 1999 Column, Page 6 Though we've examined the law of DNA evidence in the Journal, we haven't reviewed the science of DNA testing; until this issue, beginning on page 18.
IBJ full text now online By Stephen C. Buser December 1998 Column, Page 654 TV lawyer dramas aside, closing arguments really are a critical moment in every trial. In this issue, Jeffrey Kroll outlines the dos and don't of closings for Illinois lawyers.
Perspectives on Lawyer Malpractice By Stephen C. Buser November 1998 Column, Page 586 This month's IBJ features a pair of articles that deal in some way with lawyer civil liability.