Articles From 2013
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Electronic insurance cards now accepted
Illinois Law Update, Page 560
The Illinois Vehicle Code has been amended to allow for the electronic display of insurance information for the proof of insurance that is required to be carried in the vehicle. 625 ILCS 5/7-602.
Enforcing night speed limits on the Fox Chain O’Lakes
Illinois Law Update, Page 504
Effective July 5, 2013, the Illinois Department of Natural Resources adopted an amendment which allows Conservation Police Officers and local law enforcement officers to enforce the night speed limits designated by the Fox Waterway Agency on the Fox Chain O'Lakes. 17 Ill. Adm. Code 2030.30(g)(2).
Enhanced remedies for victims of autodialers
Illinois Law Update, Page 612
Residential telephone subscribers who receive a call from an autodialer in violation of the Automatic Telephone Dialers Act, which includes receiving such a call between the hours of 9 p.m. and 9 a.m., will now be able to bring an action for statutory damages.
Ethics and Email Discussion Groups
Article, Page 464
Email discussion groups let you get quick answers from fellow lawyers, but they pose ethical pitfalls. Here's how to avoid trouble.
Every lawyer’s guide to Illinois banking law.
Column, Page 484
Does a bank owe a fiduciary duty to depositors? Do usury laws put a cap on the interest rates banks can charge? Learn the often surprising answers to these and other banking-law questions.
Fighting UPL after Downtown Disposal
Article, Page 574
Downtown Disposal held that a layman's UPL on behalf of a corporation does not automatically void the proceedings. But the author argues that lawyers still have many UPL-fighting tools.
Fracking Comes to Illinois
Article, Page 404
What exactly is fracking? How big an impact might it have in Illinois? This article reviews the process and the new state law.
FREE CLE from ISBA
Article, Page 340
ISBA members can earn up to 15 MCLE credit hours per year at their computers and mobile devices. Here's how it works.