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Section Newsletter Articles on Case Citations

Rule 23 unpublished opinions: To cite, or not to cite By Stacey Lynch Insurance Law, January 2012 Despite the recent availability of Rule 23 orders in cyber space, the prohibition to citation of a Rule 23 order, with the exceptions being the limited circumstances enumerated in (e)(1) of the rule, remains intact.
Illinois Supreme Court adopts new public domain citation system By RoxAnne L. Rochester Civil Practice and Procedure, September 2011 Effective July 1, 2011, the Illinois Supreme Court adopted a new reference system for official case law citations.
It’s the end of the citation system as we know it… By J.A. Sebastian Administrative Law, July 2011 An explanation of Illinois' new case citation system.
It’s the end of the citation system as we know it…. By J.A. Sebastian General Practice, Solo, and Small Firm, July 2011 An explanation of Illinois' new case citation system.
Illinois Supreme Court announces new public domain citation system, ending era of printed volumes By Joseph Tybor and Hon. Alfred M. Swanson Jr. Bench and Bar, June 2011 The Illinois Supreme Court has mandated a new way of officially citing its cases and those of the Illinois Appellate Court starting July 1, 2011. This new method will save Illinois taxpayers hundreds of thousands of dollars a year by eliminating the need to publish and purchase the official opinions in bound volumes.