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Incidental taking of endangered or threatened species October 2001 Illinois Law Update, Page 516 On July 17, 2001, the Illinois Department of Natural Resources (department) adopted a new part to section 1080 of the Illinois Administrative Code. 17 Ill Adm Code 1080.
Increase in state utility standard for food stamp recipients April 2001 Illinois Law Update, Page 170 On January 29, 2001, the Illinois Department of Human Services (department) adopted an emergency amendment to section 121 of the Illinois Administrative Code. 89 Ill Adm Code 121.
Increased penalties for driving on a revoked or suspended license; H.B. 2266 August 2001 Illinois Law Update, Page 398 The General Assembly has also approved a measure that would increase penalties for persons convicted of driving with a suspended or revoked driver's license.
Insurance policy’s automobile business exclusion violates public policy of Illinois December 2001 Illinois Law Update, Page 624 On September 20, 2001, the Illinois Supreme Court affirmed the judgment of the appellate court, holding that the automobile business exclusion clause of an insurance policy was void as against public policy.
An Insurer’s Rights in Illinois Under the Common Fund Doctrine By Beth C. Boggs May 2001 Article, Page 242 A review of the law and advice to help insurers avoid paying unjustified attorney fees.
An Introduction to Knowledge Management By Paul Sullivan July 2001 Column, Page 375 You've heard the buzzwords, but what is "knowledge management" and what can it do for you? Read on.
An Introduction to Opinion Testimony Disclosures in Illinois By Richard L. Miller, II January 2001 Article, Page 18 An overview of Rule 213(f) and (g) and the cases interpreting them.
The ISBA Needs You By Herb Franks January 2001 Column, Page 8 The president of any organization gets an overview of what is happening. This year we are losing two members of our Board of Governors who cannot run again because of age or term limitations.
Joint ISBA-CBA mandatory CLE proposal likely By Helen W. Gunnarsson November 2001 Lawpulse, Page 564 The ISBA and CBA gear up to submit a joint mandatory CLE proposal to the supreme court.
Just Another Day at the Office By Paul Sullivan January 2001 Column, Page 43 If you run the business side of a law practice, you've probably had a day or two like this one.
“Kelley’s Law” strengthens penalties for selling club drugs P.A. 92-256 October 2001 Illinois Law Update, Page 516 Gov. George H. Ryan approved legislation in August that will place ecstasy and other "club drugs" on par with controlled substances such as cocaine, heroin, morphine, methamphetamines, and LSD.
Law clarifies division of stock options in dissolution of marriage cases P.A. 92-306 November 2001 Illinois Law Update, Page 568 In August, Gov. Ryan signed into law Senate Bill 433, which amends the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act to clarify the current uncertainty about division and evaluation of stock options in dissolution of marriage cases.
Law provides guidelines to establish drug courts; P.A. 92-058 November 2001 Illinois Law Update, Page 568 In some Illinois jurisdictions, nonviolent drug offenders have the option of participating in "drug court" rather than going to jail.
Law requires expanded background checks for all potential employees of park and school districts; P. A. 91-885 February 2001 Illinois Law Update, Page 60 Gov. George H. Ryan approved legislation that mandates background checks of all applicants seeking employment at park districts or school districts.
Law requires labeling of gasoline containing MTBE—P.A. 91-718 January 2001 Illinois Law Update, Page 14 In early June, Gov. George H. Ryan approved legislation that will let consumers know if they are buying gasoline containing the methanol derivative methyl tertiary butyl ether (MTBE).
Lawyers Give the Gift of Public Service By Tim Eaton November 2001 Column, Page 562 In August we lost a legend in our profession. William G. Clark was a lawyer, a former legislator and legislative leader, a former two-term attorney general and a justice and chief justice of the Illinois Supreme Court. Justice Clark's contributions to the legal profession and to all three branches of Illinois government are too numerous to mention.
The Lawyer’s Journal By Bonnie C. McGrath September 2001 Column, Page 450 Two years and time's up for legal malpractice; nightshift-assignment doesn't constitute sex discrimination; and more.
The Lawyer’s Journal By Bonnie C. McGrath August 2001 Column, Page 394 Name-calling brief writers get a pass; Gramm-Leach-Bliley may require lawyers to send privacy notices; and more.
The Lawyer’s Journal By Bonnie C. McGrath July 2001 Column, Page 338 Golfers in the (legal) news; capital punishment and the mentally retarded; and more.
The Lawyer’s Journal By Bonnie C. McGrath June 2001 Column, Page 282 Knock-off alert for real estate contract; new Supreme Court Rule 99; time is money, and thus compensable; and more.
The Lawyer’s Journal By Bonnie C. McGrath May 2001 Column, Page 226 Arbitration clauses in employment contracts are enforceable; visit the Illinois Supreme Court Web site; and more.
The Lawyer’s Journal By Bonnie C. McGrath April 2001 Column, Page 166 Police can keep suspects out of their own homes; adoption by one spouse only; arbitration clauses and fee agreements; and more.
The Lawyer’s Journal By Bonnie C. McGrath March 2001 Column, Page 112 Real Property Disclosure Act; legal department summon(s)ed in error; questions of law now collaterally estoppable; and more.
The Lawyer’s Journal By Bonnie C. McGrath February 2001 Column, Page 56 When does may mean must? When it comes to appealing interlocutory orders
The Lawyer’s Journal By Bonnie C. McGrath January 2001 Column, Page 10 Standard of review for fee suits; U.S. Supremes just say no to drug-sniffing dogs at checkpoints; employee claims rejected by 7CA; and more.
Leaving a child unattended in a motor vehicle may soon be illegal; S.B. 0028 March 2001 Illinois Law Update, Page 116 Senate Bill 28, sponsored by Senator John Cullerton, D-Chicago, would make leaving a child under the age of 11 unattended in a motor vehicle a misdemeanor.
Legal limit on tobacco age may rise; H.B. 1034 May 2001 Illinois Law Update, Page 230 Some Illinois teens may soon find it more difficult to purchase cigarettes and other tobacco products. House Bill 1034 would raise the current minimum age to purchase such products from 18 to 19.
The Legal Risks of Monitoring Employee Conduct By Spencer R. Wood March 2001 Article, Page 134 Employers face serious liability risks when they investigate and monitor workers.
Legislation amends Joint Tenancy Act P.A. 92-136 October 2001 Illinois Law Update, Page 516 Gov. Ryan recently approved legislation amending the requirements for creating a tenancy by the entirety.
Legislation authorizes sale of a decedent’s real estate on the Internet; P.A. 92-097 November 2001 Illinois Law Update, Page 568 In July, Gov. George H. Ryan signed legislation amending the Probate Act of 1975.