Follow-up to preservation of evidence legislation P.A. 92-459October 2001Illinois Law Update, Page 516When Gov. Ryan signed P.A. 91-871 (governing evidence retention) in June of 2000, he expressed concerns with a number of provisions in the law including overbroad application to all physical evidence, arbitrary time limits for retention of evidence and unclear guidelines for the court in granting requests for early disposition of evidence.
Evidence Practice GuidesBy James E. DugganSeptember 2000Column, Page 543Illinois lawyers are fortunate to have several good sources for guidance on evidence law. Here are thumbnail sketches of the leading treatises and practice guides.