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Column, Page 276
A look back at the presidential year.
Rules implementing the Illinois Community Care Program revised
Illinois Law Update, Page 284
Illinois' Department on Aging amended the state's Community Care Program (CCP) to provide for higher quality standards for providers, increase required worker competencies, and improve general oversight by the department. 89 Ill Adm Code 240.
Sexual harassment and the chain of command
Lawpulse, Page 278
Under state law, employers are liable for sexual harassment by supervisors whether or not the employer knew about it and even though the employee-victim doesn't work under the supervisor.
Shakin’ the Pink-Slip Blues
Article, Page 230
You've been laid off or fear you might be - now what? Career experts help you take your future into your own hands - and see ISBA's career resources on page 234.
Should You Use Fastcase and How?
Article, Page 178
Whether you make it your primary online research tool or use it to supplement Westlaw or Lexis, Fastcase can save you money. Lots of it. Here’s how.
Social media and legal ethics
Lawpulse, Page 438
May an Illinois lawyer list his or her "Specialties" on LinkedIn without running afoul of Illinois RPC 7.4?
Social networking 1.0
Lawpulse, Page 278
Despite the newfangled options, blogs and e-mail discussion groups are still excellent ways to connect with other lawyers.
A Spy in the House of Law
Column, Page 316
The tenets of spycraft ("never go against your gut") make pretty good rules for recent admittees.
Stalking laws amended. PA 096-0686
Illinois Law Update, Page 604
The Illinois General Assembly made numerous changes to the Criminal Code of 1961, including amendments to statutes on criminal stalking, aggravated stalking, and cyberstalking. 720 ILCS 5/12-7.3-7.5.
State Income Tax rules updated
Illinois Law Update, Page 16
The Illinois Department of Revenue amended Title 86, which governs Illinois state income tax rules. 86 Ill Adm Code 100.7300 et seq. The purpose of the amendment is to provide guidance on the application of the Illinois income tax withholding requirements for employers.
State of E-Filing in Illinois
Article, Page 344
While Illinois has no statewide electronic filing system, several county initiatives are at various stages of implementation.