Clients not liable for lawyers' intentional tortsBy Helen W. GunnarssonOctober 2004Lawpulse, Page 508The Illinois Supreme Court holds that clients are not liable for lawyers' intentional torts unless they authorized, directed, or ratified the lawyers' conduct.
Legal protection for mothers who breastfeed P.A. 093-0942October 2004Illinois Law Update, Page 514A mother now has a private right of action if she is denied the right to breastfeed by the owner or manager of a public or private location, other than a private residence or place of worship.
"Sunshine in Litigation" Legislation: Boon or Bane?By Martin J. Healy Jr. and David P. HuberMarch 2004Article, Page 138Proponents argue that the "sunshine" proposal before the General Assembly promotes public safety, while opponents charge that it puts trade secrets at risk.
There is Ample Sunshine AlreadyBy Gregory C. RayMarch 2004Article, Page 139The Illinois House has passed, and the Senate is considering, a bill that would limit the power of the parties and the court to bar access to information in litigation involving "public hazards."