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A note from the Editor… By Anthony J. DelGiorno Elder Law, February 2010 This note addresses a letter to the editor regarding an article in the October 2009 issue of this newsletter.
Editor’s note By Stanley R. Kaminski State and Local Taxation, January 2010 This issue contains an article by Julie-April Montgomery on the Cook County Department of Administrative Hearings and its new administrative hearing system.
Editor’s note By John L. Nisivaco Tort Law, January 2010 This edition’s article, written by Daniel Wurl, provides an in-depth discussion of the confusion surrounding the Supreme Court Committee’s current, revised version of Illinois Pattern Instruction Civil No. 105.01, which defines the duty owed by professionals for claims of professional negligence.
Letter from the Editor By Melissa Anne Maye Animal Law, January 2010 Welcome to the inaugural edition of the Animal Law Section newsletter! 
Editor’s column: Don’t overlook available resources By John T. Phipps General Practice, Solo, and Small Firm, December 2009 In these troubled economic times it is easy to overlook the vast amount of free legal resources available to Illinois lawyers. The Chair’s Column by Brian L. McPheters and the following article by Robert Brunn and Bennie E. Martin discuss a number of such resources.  
Editor’s comments about this issue By Alfred M. Swanson, Jr. Bench and Bar, December 2009 Honors and awards. This edition of the Bench and Bar Newsletter recognizes a number of significant events which have occurred in recent weeks. 
Editor’s note By Karen Sewell Antitrust and Unfair Competition Law, December 2009 This quarter’s issue includes an analysis of Canada’s recent, significant amendments to its Competition Act, which introduced a per se criminal conspiracy offense, revised Canada’s merger review process and decriminalized resale price maintenance.
Editor’s note By Hon. Gregory Paul Vazquez Criminal Justice, December 2009 An introduction to the issue.
Editor’s note By Stanley R. Kaminski State and Local Taxation, December 2009 The assertion of “reasonable cause” as a rationale to abate penalties is a commonly used argument by taxpayers. Yet, since it is applied on a case-by-case basis and its application sometimes varies among taxing agencies, it is sometimes unclear whether it can apply in a given case and in many cases it is even more difficult to demonstrate.
Editor’s notes By Richard D. Hannigan Workers' Compensation Law, December 2009 Please note that the opinions contained in these articles and interviews are not necessary the opinions of the Illinois State Bar Association and are solely the opinion of the author.
Note from the Editor: A ready-made opportunity for you to network! By Sandra Crawford Women and the Law, December 2009 The remaining deadlines for submission of articles for consideration by this Committee for the 2009/2010 Bar year are February 15, 2010, and May 15, 2010
Editor’s column By Matthew A. Kirsh Family Law, November 2009 On August 18, 2009 the governor signed Senate Bill 0065, which became Public Act 096-0583, which significantly alters the law regarding attorney fees in divorce cases.
Editor’s Comments By Lewis F. Matuszewich International and Immigration Law, November 2009 Potential authors for The Globe will from time to time contact us asking for suggestions on topics for articles. One of the most efficient sources for ideas is the ISBA E-Clips, which any member of the ISBA may receive.
Editor’s note By Stanley R. Kaminski State and Local Taxation, November 2009 An introduction to the issue from Stanley Kaminski.
Editor’s column By John T. Phipps General Practice, Solo, and Small Firm, October 2009 A note from Editor John Phipps.
Editor’s Comments By Lewis F. Matuszewich International and Immigration Law, October 2009 An introduction to the issue from Editor Lew Matuszewich.
Editor’s note By John L. Nisivaco Tort Law, October 2009 Thank you to all of the contributors. The articles are excellent and we hope you find the materials helpful. ■
Editor’s note By Stanley R. Kaminski State and Local Taxation, October 2009 An introduction to the issue from editor Stanley Kaminski.
Editors’ Note By Lola Miranda Hale and John Ambrogi Corporate Law Departments, October 2009 A message from co-editors Lola Miranda Hale and John Ambrogi.
From the Editor By James K. Weston, Sr. Mineral Law, October 2009 Our main article this edition is a review of new legislation from the 2009 Spring Session of the Illinois 96th General Assembly. Only a few new laws directly affect mineral activity, but those impacting general real estate should be of interest.
From the Editor By Thomas D. Cavenagh Alternative Dispute Resolution, October 2009 An introduction to the issue from Editor Tom Cavenagh.
Editor’s column: The other elephant in the room: Gates vs. Cambridge police raises fundamental issues beyond the issue of racial profiling By John T. Phipps General Practice, Solo, and Small Firm, September 2009 A note from Editor John Phipps.
Editor’s Comments By Lewis F. Matuszewich International and Immigration Law, September 2009 An introduction to the issue from Editor Lew Matuszewich.
Editor’s corner By Katarinna McBride Trusts and Estates, September 2009 It has become difficult to keep track of the plethora of tax laws passed in the last decade. Check out our chart, available at <http://www.isba.org/sections/trustsestates/9-09table.pdf>, which illustrates the complexity of attempting to coordinate the various tax laws. ■      
Editor’s note By John L. Nisivaco Tort Law, September 2009 An introduction to the issue from Editor John Nisivaco.
Editor’s note By Stanley R. Kaminski State and Local Taxation, September 2009 An introduction to the issue from editor Stanley Kaminski.
Editor’s note By Michael R. Lied Labor and Employment Law, September 2009 In St. Aubin v. Unilever HPC NA, Civil Action No. 09 C 1874 (N.D. Ill. June 26, 2009), the court considered the applicability of Pyett.
Editor’s notes By Richard D. Hannigan Workers' Compensation Law, September 2009 An introduction to the issue from Editor Rich Hannigan.
Editor’s comment By Mary Ann Connelly State and Local Taxation, August 2009 An introduction to the issue from editor Mary Ann Connelly.
Editor’s Comments By Lewis F. Matuszewich International and Immigration Law, July 2009 An introduction to the issue from Editor Lew Matuszewich.