Articles From 2006
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LawPulse, Page 10
Bar association programs are helping lawyers and judges resolve minor conflicts while they're still minor.
A big win for Big Tobacco
LawPulse, Page 62
The Illinois Supreme Court barred plaintiffs' class action claim and overturned a $10-plus billion award against Philip Morris. But experts doubt the case will have much precedential power outside Illinois.
Column, Page 684
"Don't pad your bill" - that's stating the obvious, right? So why must we keep stating it?
Time can't change me But I can't trace time
- David Bowie
Blogging and legal ethics
LawPulse, Page 222
Go forth and blog, experts say, but not without educating yourself about relevant ethical issues.
Bully prevention education suggested for schools - PA 094-0937
Illinois Law Update, Page 526
The Illinois General Assembly has found that "bullying has a negative effect on the social environment of schools, creates a climate of fear among students, inhibits their ability to learn, and leads to other antisocial behavior."
Campground operator has no duty to warn of naturally accumulating walnuts
Illinois Law Update, Page 334
On April 19, 2006, the Illinois Appellate Court, Third District, affirmed the decision of the Circuit Court of Whiteside County, granting summary judgment to the defendant campground owner because she had neither a duty to keep the campground clear of fallen walnuts nor a duty to warn patrons of the danger posed by such walnuts.
Capital Development Board Energy Code repealed
Illinois Law Update, Page 16
The Illinois Capital Development Board recently repealed the Capital Development Board Energy Code, found in Part 600 of Title 71, 71 Ill Adm Code 600.
Changes made to facilitate receipt of library construction grants
Illinois Law Update, Page 650
Effective October 2, 2006, the Illinois Secretary of State has amended 23 Ill Adm Code 3060. These amendments arose because of a funding increase and are designed to help take full advantage of the supplemental grant money.
Coming soon: new federal e-discovery rules
LawPulse, Page 578
Among other things, the amendments, effective December 1, allow routine purging of and address inadvertent disclosure of electronic data.
Confidentiality rules created for predatory lending database
Illinois Law Update, Page 584
The Residential Real Property Disclosure Act (Act) required that the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (Department) establish a database for its Predatory Lending Database Pilot Program (Database Program).
Column, Page 500
A refresher course on corporate voting rights.