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When Does a Postjudgment Motion Toll the Deadline for Appeal? By Leon I. Finkel and Bradley A. Silva March 2007 Article, Page 142 It's a huge mistake to think that every motion after final judgment tolls the deadline for filing an appeal. Here's a review of the statutory and case law.
When is holding multiple public offices verboten? By Helen W. Gunnarsson April 2007 Lawpulse, Page 170 A recent appellate case, and AG opinions over the years, illustrate that officeholders won't always be permitted to serve two masters.
Whistleblower Act does not preempt common law action for retaliatory discharge September 2007 Illinois Law Update, Page 460 On July 3, 2007, the Illinois Appellate Court, First District, reversed the order of the Circuit Court of Cook County dismissing Melissa Callahan's complaint for common law retaliatory discharge.
Wildlife Code amended to add new youth-only season. PA 095-0013 November 2007 Illinois Law Update, Page 576 Section 2.25 of The Wildlife Code provides for the manner in which deer may be harvested in the state of Illinois. 520 ILCS 5/2.25.
Year-End Planning for Trust-and-Estate Clients By David A. Berek November 2007 Column, Page 606 It's not too late to implement some tax-saving strategies for your estate-planning clients.