Nice Guys Finish Last in Wills and Estate PlanningBy Anne E. TharApril 2000Column, Page 235Confused elderly parents, estranged (and strange) children; estate-planning practice can pose serious malpractice risks for the best of lawyers. Here's what to watch for.
Pressure-Sore Litigation: An OverviewBy Paul W. Johnson and Veronica L. ArmoutiJune 2000Article, Page 336An exploration of the legal and medical issues raised by pressure sores in the nursing home setting.
Quarterly income reporting system for food stampsMay 2000Illinois Law Update, Page 252On Feb. 24, 2000, the Illinois Department of Human Services adopted emergency amendments to section 121 of the Illinois Administrative Code. 89 Ill Adm Code 121.
Racial profiling study rejected; H.B. 3911June 2000Illinois Law Update, Page 310House Bill 3911 required Illinois law enforcement officers to record information about the race of motorists who received traffic or warning citations.
Recommendations for Rookie WritersBy Maureen B. CollinsApril 2000Column, Page 237Okay, you've got a real job now; how do you transfer your writing skills from the classroom to the real world of lawyering? Here are some tips.
Recovering Costs in Illinois Civil ActionsBy Matthew R. Henderson and Andrew R. SchwartzSeptember 2000Article, Page 504A review of the authority for recovery of costs; the authors argue for a less restrictive rule.
Registration for real estate transfer taxesMarch 2000Illinois Law Update, Page 128On December 9, 1999, the Illinois Department of Revenue adopted a new section to section 120.5 of the Illinois Administrative Code. 86 Ill Adm Code 120.
Relevant Conduct and the Law of ConspiracyBy David G. DugganJune 2000Article, Page 351The problems posed by the federal sentencing guidelines for defendants charged with liability for the criminal acts of others.