Publications

Illinois Bar Journal
Articles on Witnesses

Correspondence from Our Readers May 2000 Column, Page 246 Flood-of-PD-lawsuits prediction all wet?
An Illinois Litigator’s Guide to Finding and Using Experts By Terrence J. Lavin, John L. Nisivaco, and Martin A. Dolan March 2000 Article, Page 168 Experts: should you find one and how?
Life after Daubert and Kumho Tire: An Update on Admissibility of Expert Testimony By Joseph G. Feehan March 2000 Article, Page 134 What influence have these important U.S. Supreme Court opinions had on Illinois law?
Unanswered Questions After Kumho Tire By Joseph F. Madonia and Ian J. McPheron March 2000 Article, Page 139 Another view of Kumho Tire and the new uncertainty about admitting experts.
Correspondence from Our Readers November 1999 Column, Page 566 More on modifying custody
The Lawyer’s Journal By Bonnie McGrath November 1999 Column, Page 570 Watch out, HMOs.
Working with Older Witnesses By Julie A. Braun November 1999 Column, Page 607 Here's how to meet the special needs of older witnesses and help them testify more effectively.
Opinion Witnesses and Disclosure Under “New” Supreme Court Rule 213 By Lara D. Kadlec July 1999 Column, Page 381 Courts have become more reluctant than ever to let parties deviate from the strict disclosure standards of Rule 213.
The Lawyer’s Journal By Bonnie McGrath June 1999 Column, Page 298 Guilty but mentally ill'' passes constitutional muster
Choosing a Forensic Psychologist By Leslie D. Star March 1999 Column, Page 165 Here's how to size up a prospective (or an opponent's) psychologist-expert.
The Scope and Substance of Medical Expert Cross-Examination By John M. Stalmack and Kelly A. Giampa November 1998 Article, Page 612 A comprehensive review of permissible cross-examination of medical experts under Illinois law.