Section Newsletter Articles on Code of Civil Procedure
, September 2014
Section 5/2-1108 of the Illinois Code of Civil Procedure governs the use of Special Interrogatories. It specifically states that when the special finding of fact is inconsistent with the general verdict, the former controls the latter and the court may enter judgment accordingly.
Bench and Bar
, January 2003
The issue involved both the interpretation and constitutionality of section 2-1117 of the Code of Civil Procedure (735 ILCS 5/2-1117) that modified the common law rule of joint and several liability.