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Strict Liability for Sexual Harassment by Supervisors
Article, Page 454
The Illinois Supreme Court's Sangamon County Sheriff's Department decision subjects employers to strict liability for sexual harassment by their supervisors. So, who is a supervisor?
Subpoena for medical records
Illinois Law Update, Page 16
On October 31, 2008, the Illinois Appellate Court, Fourth District, reversed the judgment of the Circuit Court of Logan County denying the state's request for a subpoena duces tecum, seeking release of a defendant's medical records for the day the defendant was charged with driving under the influence (DUI).
Taking Down Your Shingle
Article, Page 20
Selling or otherwise closing your private practice? Don't forget to take care of important business before you do.
Tech tools for solos
Lawpulse, Page 438
Every sole practitioner needs a smart phone, a laptop, a scanner, and a good backup system. Here's why.
Twitter and Linkedin and Facebook. Oh My!
Article, Page 288
Are you Linkedin? Facebooking? Tweeting? Or still figuring out what it's all about and why you should care? Here's a lawyer's guide to social networking.
Victory for defendants in asbestos case
Lawpulse, Page 278
The Illinois Supreme Court allows defendants in asbestos cases to introduce evidence that someone else's negligence was the sole proximate cause of a plaintiff's injuries.
Weathering the Storm
Column, Page 98
Don't make bad economic times worse with bad management decisions.
Winning at Darwin’s Game
Column, Page 420
Survivor-style challenges and opportunities confront estate planners.