Articles From 2003
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Lawpulse, Page 162
Members of an ISBA electronic discussion group offer pointers about how to squeeze child support out of an unemployed and unwilling parent.
Synthetic Drug Manufacturing Conspiracy Defined P.A. 93-0596
Illinois Law Update, Page 550
A person commits criminal synthetic drug manufacturing conspiracy when, with the intent that a controlled substance be manufactured or produced, the person aids in the manufacture or production of a synthetic controlled substance.
Temporary registration plate program expanded
Illinois Law Update, Page 226
On February 27, 2003, the Illinois Secretary of State's Office adopted amendments to its Temporary Registration Permit vehicle registration program in title 92 of the Illinois Administrative Code.
Ten Loss-Prevention Tips for Support Staff
Column, Page 207
Treat your paralegals, administrative assistants, secretaries and other staff with the respect that a valued coworker deserves. And urge them to read and follow these 10 tips, designed especially for the folks on the front lines.
Ten Tips for Starting Your Research Right
Column, Page 359
New lawyers and summer clerks, listen up: you're researching real cases now. Here are some pointers to help you with the critical first task of any research assignment; determining its scope and limits.
Time period for mandatory case reviews altered
Illinois Law Update, Page 14
On November 8, 2002, the Department of Children and Family Services (department) re-evaluated its policies concerning mandatory case reviews for child custody cases in title 89 of the Illinois Administrative Code. 89 Ill Adm Code 316.
Tobacco Product Manufacturers’ Escrow Enforcement Act implemented
Illinois Law Update, Page 332
The Illinois Office of the Attorney General recently adopted new administrative regulations related to the enforcement of the Tobacco Product Manufacturers' Escrow Act, 30 ILCS 168, and Tobacco Product Manufacturers' Escrow Enforcement Act, 30 ILCS 169.
The trial court’s judgment that the plaintiff did not negligently contribute to the forgery of checks was not against the manifest weight of the evidence when the plaintiff took reasonable precautions; in a claim of breach of presentment of warranties, proof drawee’s knowledge of the forgery is required with regards to an unauthorized drawer’s signature
Illinois Law Update, Page 492
On June 25, 2003, the Appellate Court of Illinois, First District, affirmed the orders of the Circuit Court of Cook County entering judgment against MidAmerica Bank (MidAmerica) and in favor of Clean World Engineering, Ltd. (Clean World), and granting the third-party defendant's, TCF Bank Illinois (TCF),motion for summary judgment against MidAmerica.
“UCITA” spells “anti-consumer”?
Lawpulse, Page 162
Adoption of the Uniform Computer Information Transactions Act would stack the deck in favor of software manufacturers and against the buying public, critics say.
Unconditional payment requirement of use tax claimants amended
Illinois Law Update, Page 168
On January 15, 2003, the Department of Revenue (department) adopted new rules involving the unconditional repayment requirement of a claimant who files a claim for either credit or refund of the Use Tax in title 86 of the Illinois Administrative Code.