Articles From 2003
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Being Right Versus Saying it Right
Column, Page 577
As this cautionary tale illustrates, sometimes what you say to a client is less important than how you say it.
Blind plea, blind justice?
Lawpulse, Page 8
Capital murder trials put a strain on county budgets, which has led to second-class justice in some cases, critics charge. But improvements in the capital litigation system are making a difference.
Calculated Overhead to Determine Profitability
Column, Page 143
Can you truly measure how much each lawyer costs your firm and how much profit he or she generates? Here's a guide to getting an accurate cost/revenue picture.
The case of the inflexible filing deadline
Lawpulse, Page 58
The supreme court agrees to hear an administrative-law case which raises the question whether the strict, "jurisdictional" interpretation of a filing deadline is a denial of due process.
Changes adopted for Credit Union Act
Illinois Law Update, Page 116
The Department of Financial Institutions adopted changes to the Illinois Credit Union Act. The amendments, dealing principally with fee adjustments, are found in 38 Ill Adm Code 190, and became effective on December 9, 2002.
Changes in place for business organizations
Illinois Law Update, Page 384
The Office of the Secretary State recently adopted small, but significant, changes to the Revised Uniform Limited Partnership Act (14 Ill Adm Code 170) and the Limited Liability Company Act (14 Ill Adm Code 178).
Changes in place for reporting of child abuse
Illinois Law Update, Page 436
The Illinois Department of Children and Family Services recently adopted amendments related to the reporting of child abuse and neglect.
Changes in place for teacher and administrator certification
Illinois Law Update, Page 332
The Illinois State Board of Education recently amended 23 Ill Adm Code 25, related to administrator and teacher certification. The amendments, effective April 28, 2003, are designed to implement two major components of P.A. 92-796.
Changing the Nature of Illinois Class Actions
Article, Page 230
Amended Supreme Court Rule 306 allows discretionary appeals of interlocutory orders granting or denying class certification. Here's the defense lawyer's take on the change.
Child Care Collaboration Program implemented
Illinois Law Update, Page 492
The Illinois Department of Human Services recently adopted amendments to 89 Ill. Adm. Code 50 to implement the Child Care Collaboration Program.
Child support hearings streamlined
Illinois Law Update, Page 280
On March 24, 2003, the Department of Public Aid (department) adopted amendments to title 89 of the Illinois Administrative Code relating to the rules and practices in administrative hearings regarding child support. 89 Ill Adm Code 104.