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Illinois Bar Journal
Articles on Legal Research

Internet Update: Cases and Illinois Statutes By James E. Duggan September 1999 Column, Page 501 More and more Illinois primary law is available on the Net. Here are some of the best sources.
Illinois Statistics By James E. Duggan July 1999 Column, Page 387 Put the facts at your fingertips with these helpful references.
The Illinois Court of Claims By James E. Duggan May 1999 Column, Page 283 The court of claims is an unfamiliar realm to many lawyers; here's a guide.
Finding and Citing Law in the Information Age By Timothy L. Bertschy March 1999 Column, Page 124 One of the fundamental tasks of a lawyer is to find the law and communicate that authority to others.
Using Illinois Legal Encyclopedias By James E. Duggan March 1999 Column, Page 167 You loved 'em as a kid and as a law student — now that you're a lawyer, don't overlook encyclopedias as you begin your legal research.
A Directory of Directories By Jean McKnight January 1999 Column, Page 57 Here's where to turn when the question isn't "Who ya gonna call?'' but "How ya gonna find 'em?''
Researching Illinois Court Rules By Jean McKnight November 1998 Column, Page 641 It's not hard to find the latest state and Illinois-based federal court rules . . . if you know where to look.