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Articles From Michael M. Conway

Cross-Motions for Summary Judgment: Be Careful What You Concede By Michael M. Conway and Lauren M. Loew November 2015 Article, Page 42 Plaintiffs and defendants often file competing cross-motions for summary judgment. But in Illinois, unlike in federal court, those motions may be taken as a concession that no issue of material fact exists.
The Illinois Supreme Court and the “Fair Report” Privilege: A Free-Press Victory By Michael M. Conway, Mona G. Thakkar, and Katherine Licup August 2006 Article, Page 414 Reporters who accurately report accusations made as part of a government proceeding are protected from defamation suits.