Imposing Order on the Disorder of ExperienceBy Cheryl NiroAugust 1999Column, Page 400As I sit at my computer today facing a blank screen and the knowledge that my President's Page is now past due, I am suddenly conscious of the public focus on our profession these recent days.
Lawyers: Healers of ConflictBy Cheryl NiroJuly 1999Column, Page 347Many years ago I organized the statewide celebration of the Bicentennial of the U.S.
A Year of Challenge and JoyBy Timothy L. BertschyJune 1999Column, Page 296As my term as ISBA president comes to a close, I reflect on a year of constant challenge and joy.
A Level Field for Death Penalty CasesBy Timothy L. BertschyApril 1999Column, Page 184When Illinois re-enacted the death penalty in 1977, the General Assembly and the criminal justice system made a legal and moral commitment to the people of Illinois that, if executions take place in their name, they would be done right.
Judges, the Gift Ban Act, and the ConstitutionBy Timothy L. BertschyFebruary 1999Column, Page 68One of the more celebrated accomplishments of the Illinois General Assembly in 1998 was passage of ethics legislation imposing limits on gifts and contributions to state office holders and candidates for those offices.
LAP Needs Our Assistance NowBy Timothy L. BertschyJanuary 1999Column, Page 8The Lawyers Assistance Program ("LAP'') has helped hundreds of lawyers over the last two decades. LAP now needs our help.
Season’s GreetingsBy Timothy L. BertschyDecember 1998Column, Page 656Season's GreetingsThe BertschysTim, Janet, Pierce and Lauren