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Illinois Bar Journal
Articles From Jim Covington

2014 Spring Session Roundup By Jim Covington August 2014 Column, Page 376 Illinois legislators revised the health care POA, created guidelines for calculating maintenance, and more.
2013 Spring Session Legislative Roundup By Jim Covington August 2013 Column, Page 396 Concealed carry legislation, the medical marijuana pilot program, and more.
2012 Spring Session Legislative Roundup By Jim Covington August 2012 Column, Page 408 A summary of laws passed this spring by the General Assembly.
2011 Spring Session Legislative Roundup By Jim Covington August 2011 Column, Page 392 A summary of key legislation from this year's session.
2010 Spring Session Roundup By Jim Covington August 2010 Column, Page 404 A summary of key Illinois legislation passed this spring.
2009 Spring Session Roundup By Jim Covington August 2009 Column, Page 396 A summary of key legislation.
2008 Spring Session Roundup By Jim Covington August 2008 Column, Page 394 A summary of key legislation passed this spring by the Illinois General Assembly.
2007 Spring Session Roundup By Jim Covington August 2007 Column, Page 408 Highlights of this year's legislative session.
2006 Spring Session Roundup By Jim Covington July 2006 Column, Page 348 New restrictions on eminent domain, another crack at grand-parents" visitation, and more.
2005 Illinois Spring Session Roundup By Jim Covington August 2005 Column, Page 394 Brief summaries of bills lawyers should know about.
2004 Spring Session Roundup By Jim Covington August 2004 Column, Page 402 A look at selected legislation passed in 2004 and awaiting the Governor's signature.
How the New Governmental Ethics Legislation Affects Lawyers By Jim Covington February 2004 Column, Page 68 If you practice before any of 32 state agencies and commissions or represent local governmental entities, take a close look at the newly enacted ethics-in-government legislation
2003 Spring Session Roundup By Jim Covington August 2003 Column, Page 380 A summary of key bills passed this session by the General Assembly.
2002 Spring Session Roundup By Jim Covington August 2002 Column, Page 398 A revamped Uniform Partnership Act and new sex-abuse reporting requirements by clergy are among the many bills awaiting Gov. Ryan's signature at press time.
Illinois General Assembly 2001 Spring-Session Wrap-Up By Jim Covington August 2001 Column, Page 402 A summary of selected bills affecting lawyers in Illinois.