Publications

Illinois Bar Journal
Articles From Hon. William J. Haddad

Sole Proximate Cause: The “Empty Chair” Defense in Illinois By Hon. William J. Haddad March 2011 Article, Page 152 Was someone or something other than your client - perhaps someone who isn't a party - the "sole proximate cause" of the plaintiff's injury? Defense lawyers should explore the possibility.
Authentication and Identification of E-Mail Evidence By Hon. William J. Haddad May 2008 Article, Page 252 Learn how to use circumstantial evidence to show that e-mail really came from the purported sender.
Admissibility of Damage Photos Without an Expert in Illinois By Hon. William J. Haddad November 2006 Article, Page 606 Admission of damage photos may no longer be automatic, this author opines.
Crawford, Breathalyzer Tests, and the Public-Records Hearsay Exception By Hon. William J. Haddad August 2005 Article, Page 412 May breathalyzer logbook entries still be introduced in Illinois under the public-records exception?