Check the Web before drafting jury instructionsBy Helen W. GunnarssonOctober 2005LawPulse, Page 498The chair of the supreme court's jury instructions committee advises litigators to check the court's website for revised IPI instructions.
Interception of e-mail by ISP violates Wiretap ActBy Helen W. GunnarssonOctober 2005LawPulse, Page 498A federal appeals court comes down hard on an Internet service provider that reads other peoples' mail. Among other things, the case shows how easily e-mail can be intercepted.
Illinois Agencies on the WebBy Phill JohnsonSeptember 2004Column, Page 493More and more information is available on state agency Web sites, much of it useful to lawyers and – best of all – free.
Finding Legal Briefs OnlineBy Thomas KeefeJuly 2004Column, Page 373Someone else's brief can serve as the starting point; maybe even the foundation; for yours. But how do you find one? Here are some possibilities.
LLC info now on the WebBy Helen W. GunnarssonJune 2004LawPulse, Page 286Thanks to the Illinois Secretary of State's office, more information about LLCs is now available online.
What Weblogs Can Do for YouBy T. Evan SchaefferMay 2004Column, Page 269Don't know about the great legal Weblogs out there? Don't know what a Weblog is? It's time you learned. You might decide to be a blogger yourself one day.
Untangle Your Web SiteBy Maureen B. Collins and Hillary Altekruse MannApril 2004Column, Page 222Yes, you really do need a Web site, and these FAQs will help you make the most of it.
Free on the ‘Net: FindLaw, LexisONE and MoreBy Phill JohnsonNovember 2003Column, Page 579West Group and LexisNexis both offer free online research services that, while much more modest than Lexis and Westlaw, are well worth visiting.
New SPAM laws take effect in 2004 P.A. 93-0199September 2003Illinois Law Update, Page 436Under new legislation, an initiator of an unsolicited e-mail advertisement must establish either a toll-free telephone number or valid sender-operated.
The “Science” of Citation AnalysisBy Paul D. CallisterSeptember 2003Column, Page 473Is legal research a science grounded in precise measurements or is it an art based on subjective editorial judgments? And does it matter?
E-Mail Gone AwryBy Maureen B. Collins and Brian O’DonoghueAugust 2003Column, Page 413What can you do when client information ends up in the wrong hands because of a misdirected e-mail? Here are a few tips that just might help lessen the damage.