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Illinois Bar Journal
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Correspondence from Our Readers September 2012 Column, Page 454 Reforming legal education; telephone scammers claiming to be lawyers; lawyer websites.
Correspondence from Our Readers August 2012 Column, Page 394 The Illinois deposit of wills; compassionate client consultations.
Correspondence from Our Readers June 2012 Column, Page 282 DUI videos, home inspections.
Correspondence from Our Readers December 2011 Column, Page 598 What judges know about family law.
Correspondence from Our Readers October 2011 Column, Page 486 Odds of success.
Correspondence from Our Readers September 2011 Column, Page 430 And while you're figuring out Twitter…; Highest objective of legal education is preparing "educated citizens."
Correspondence from Our Readers July 2011 Column, Page 326 Righties and lefties; let jurors ask questions.
Correspondence from Our Readers June 2011 Column, Page 274 Oral arguments, common fund doctrine, civil unions, and more.
Correspondence from Our Readers May 2011 Column, Page 218 Death of oral argument; the way to the courthouse; being in the moment.
Correspondence from Our Readers January 2011 Column, Page 6 Another approach to judicial selection
Errors and Omissions December 2010 Column, Page 606 In re Marriage of Zells and not-yet-paid contingency fees; Foreclosure and divorce; and Who was that legal assistant?
See comments from our readers. September 2010 Column, Page 442 Exception for commercial fraud not warranted; Two exceptions to the doctrine of election
“Cite,” not “cite to” August 2010 Column, Page 390 See comments from our readers.
See comments from our readers July 2010 Column, Page 338 Jury-service article "spot-on"
See comments from our readers April 2010 Column, Page 170 Habitability warranty disclaimers; FOIA attorney fees; family law attorney fees
Read the letters to the Editor March 2010 Column, Page 118 Distracted Drivers
Read the letters to the Editor December 2009 Column, Page 594 Use trusts, not wills in most cases; Robes, dickies, and wigs.
Correspondence from Our Readers October 2009 Column, Page 486 Dressing for distress - nylons and sandals;  Settlement agreements: do the release first.
Five Wishes: “zero cases of litigation” June 2009 Column, Page 274 We're flattered that authors Koenig and Hyde ("Be Careful What You Wish For: Analyzing the Five Wishes Advance Directive," IBJ May 2009) pored over our document, and as would a law student studying a model contract, found areas that might-could-maybe-potentially become a problem.
Correspondence from Our Readers By Anthony C. Raccuglia May 2009 Column, Page 218 Fending off foreclosure - who controls the debt?; Don't allow parties to depose their own experts.
In Defense of the Citizen Participation Act By Adam Schwartz March 2009 Column, Page 114 The Illinois Citizen Participation Act of 2007 protects expressive activity in furtherance of efforts to petition the government.
Correspondence from Our Readers January 2009 Column, Page 6 Involuntary commitment; polygraphs and rape victims.
Correspondence from Our Readers December 2008 Column, Page 602 The even more perilous world of POA agents.
Correspondence from Our Readers November 2008 Column, Page 546 Two takes on two-tiered billing.
Correspondence from Our Readers October 2008 Column, Page 490 The Second and Fourteenth Amendments
Correspondence from Our Readers July 2008 Column, Page 330 Sharia law? Voluntary dismissal; confrontation clause; HUD-1 form.st.
Correspondence from Our Readers June 2008 Column, Page 274  Sharia law; Rukavina and law-related services.
Correspondence from Our Readers April 2008 Column, Page 170 The Kotecki gap; the perils of forms; the conscience of a lawyer. 
Correspondence from Our Readers March 2008 Column, Page 114 Warrior to peacemaker; ADR [is] an industry ;  Miller's mandatory penalty.  
Correspondence from Our Readers January 2008 Column, Page 6 Labeling security retainers; order-of-protection abuse.