Browse articles by year: 2015 (277)
125 Years of Making a Difference
Column, Page 112
Eighty-eight lawyers from 37 counties met in the Sangamon County Courthouse in Springfield on January 4, 1877, to formalize the beginning of the Illinois State Bar Association.
2002 Spring Session Roundup
Column, Page 398
A revamped Uniform Partnership Act and new sex-abuse reporting requirements by clergy are among the many bills awaiting Gov. Ryan's signature at press time.
The ABCs of the ADA
LawPulse, Page 226
Every lawyer should know something about this far-reaching statute.
Adoption assistance services
Illinois Law Update, Page 120
On December 15, 2001, the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services (department) adopted amendments to section 302 of the Illinois Administrative Code. 89 Ill Adm Code 302.
Affordable Housing Tax Credit Program implemented
Illinois Law Update, Page 344
On April 15, 2002, the Illinois Housing Development Authority (authority) implemented new rules involving the administration of the affordable housing tax credit program in section 355 of the Illinois Administrative Code. 47 Ill Adm Code 355.
All in the Family
LawPulse, Page 62
Perhaps your family-owned-business clients can take advantage of this special estate-tax exclusion.
Amendments to hospital reimbursement plan implemented
Illinois Law Update, Page 402
On May 28, 2002, the Illinois Department of Public Aid (department) amended rules relating to reimbursement for medical programs and hospital services in section 89 of the Illinois Administrative Code. 89 Ill Adm Code 148.
Assistance appeal hearings
Illinois Law Update, Page 66
On October 30, 2001, the Illinois Department of Human Services (department) adopted amendments to section 14 of the Illinois Administrative Code. 89 Ill Adm Code 14.
Avoiding settlement surprises
LawPulse, Page 10
What do you do to keep a settlement from unraveling? And what do you do when it unravels despite your best efforts? Seasoned negotiators offer advice.
Back to the Future
Column, Page 446
One of my goals during my year as president is to determine whether the ISBA can present a meaningful, competitive health insurance program for our members.
Back to the Future
Column, Page 336
It is with not a little trepidation, humility, and excitement that I embark upon my year as president of the Illinois State Bar Association.
Bar associations, U.S. reps seek exemptions for lawyers from Gramm-Leach-Bliley
LawPulse, Page 628
The New York State and American Bar Associations have filed lawsuits seeking declaratory judgments that the FTC's application of GLBA's privacy provisions to practicing attorneys is unlawful, and members of Congress have introduced legislation that would exempt lawyers from the Act.
Behavior treatment in residential child care facilities
Illinois Law Update, Page 288
On March 15, 2002, the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services (department) adopted amendments to section 384 of the Illinois Administrative Code. 89 Ill Adm Code 384.
Boyd laid down the law on spoliation
LawPulse, Page 338
Want to learn the law governing destruction of evidence in Illinois? Start with this 1995 Illinois Supreme Court decision.