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Editor’s note By John L. Nisivaco Tort Law, December 2008 The first article of this edition, authored by Dawn Mefford, examines the requirements for the imposition of punitive damages against a trucking company and discusses the general burden a plaintiff must meet in order to submit a claim for punitive damages to the jury.
Editor’s note By Richard D. Hannigan Workers' Compensation Law, December 2008 Unless you have been out of the country or in a coma this is not news to you.
From the editor By James K. Weston Sr. Mineral Law, December 2008 Our main article this edition is a compilation of recent legislation that may be of interest to members of the Section.
Editor’s comments By Lewis F. Matuszewich International and Immigration Law, November 2008 Pradip K. Sahu, Chair of the International and Immigration Law Section Council and Alpana P. Sahu provided us “Looking for a Precedent for Three Dimensional Trademarks in Japan? Coke is it”.
Editor’s note By Michelle L. Thoma-Culver Corporate Law Departments, November 2008 The focus of this month’s edition of The Corporate Lawyer is on matters of federal and state legislation that directly impact businesses of all types.
Editor’s note By Stanley R. Kaminski State and Local Taxation, November 2008 This issue of Tax Trends contains two quite different articles on state taxes.
Editor’s column By Thomas D. Cavenagh Alternative Dispute Resolution, October 2008 Once again, we welcome our new student editors for this year’s volume. Alyssa Vincent is a senior at North Central College majoring in Journalism with a minor in gender & women’s studies.
Editor’s note By Michael L. English Real Estate Law, October 2008 As some of you may know, Gary Gehlbach has been appointed to the position of Chairman of the Real Estate Law Section Council.
Editor’s notes By Michelle L. Thoma-Culver Corporate Law Departments, October 2008 The focus of this month’s edition of The Corporate Lawyer is primarily on employment law issues faced by corporations.
A note from the co-editor By Mary Ann Connelly State and Local Taxation, October 2008 An introduction to the issue from Editor Mary Ann Connelly.
Editor’s note By Karen Sewell Antitrust and Unfair Competition Law, September 2008 John Conlon, who served in this position so capably for six years, has retired and his duties as editor have passed on to me.
Editor’s note By James S. Peters Business Advice and Financial Planning, September 2008 With the greatest respect for the work of my predecessor as newsletter editor, Mr. William T. Kaplan, I have agreed to take the responsibility of this position.
Editor’s note By Michelle L. Thoma-Culver Corporate Law Departments, September 2008 This is the first edition of The Corporate Lawyer (TCL) for which I am serving as editor.
A few notes from the Editor By Jeffrey A. Mollet Agricultural Law, September 2008 A busy time for agriculture! Rising commodities prices, increasing input costs, appreciating land values…Here are some Internet sites that might be of interest and which may assist you.
From the editor By James K. Weston Sr. Mineral Law, September 2008 Our main article this edition revolves around an opinion from the Illinois Appellate Court, Second District, in the case of McHenry county Defenders, Inc., et. al., v. The City of Harvard, et. al., No. 2-07-0386 Filed July 2, 2008.
A note from the co-editor By Mary Ann Connelly State and Local Taxation, September 2008 David J. Kupiec and Natalie Martin highlight the Illinois Department of Revenue proposed new and revised Illinois income tax regulations.
Editor’s comments By Lewis F. Matuszewich International and Immigration Law, August 2008 Each of you, as a member of the International and Immigration Law Section, has a lot to be proud of concerning the high level of activity you have been and continue to be accomplishing.
A note from the co-editor By Mary Ann Connelly State and Local Taxation, August 2008 This edition of Tax Trends features a summary of the Illinois Department of Revenue proposed amendments to its existing (1) dealer incentive/rebate rules, (2) drive away vehicle rules and (3) Interim Use Rules by Stanley R. Kaminski.
Editor’s comments By Lewis F. Matuszewich International and Immigration Law, July 2008 Welcome to the first issue of The Globe for the 2008-2009 year. I look forward to working with Pradip Sahu, the new Chair, and the other new officers and new and reappointed members of the Section Council
A note from the co-editor By Mary Ann Connelly State and Local Taxation, July 2008 This edition of Tax Trends features three case synopses by Timothy E. Moran, Section Council Member of State and Local Taxation.
Editor’s note By Richard D. Hannigan Workers' Compensation Law, June 2008 The ISBA Section Counsel members thank John Shepherd of Williams and McCarthy (Rockford)for the dedication and leadership he has shown as chairman of our section for the past year.
From the editor By James K. Weston Mineral Law, June 2008 As always, it seems, we continue to need articles or ideas for articles for publication in this newsletter.
Editor’s note By Paul E. Freehling Administrative Law, May 2008 A message from Editor Paul Freehling.
Editor’s note By John L. Nisivaco Tort Law, May 2008 The first article, written by Matthew Willens, provides a primer on preparing your client for his or her deposition. Mr. Willens’ article is an excellent reminder of the preparation points and discussion each litigator must have before presenting a client for a deposition.
From the Editor . . . By Anthony J. DelGiorno Elder Law, May 2008 It was a pleasure to serve as editor of the Elder Law Section Council’s Newsletter during the 2007-08 year.
A note from the Co-Editor By Mary Ann Connelly State and Local Taxation, May 2008 This month’s Tax Trends features an recent United State Supreme Court Decision involving the issue of whether the “State of Illinois constitutionally taxed a share of capital gain realized by an out-of-state corporation on the sale of one of its business divisions.”
Editor’s Column: Observations at ABA Tech Show—2008 By John T. Phipps General Practice, Solo, and Small Firm, April 2008 The ABA Tech Show 2008 was held March 13-15 at the Hilton Hotel in Chicago.
Editor’s note By John L. Nisivaco Tort Law, April 2008 The first article, written by William Cirignani, is designed to educate and assist litigators new to bile-duct injury cases.
A note from the Co-Editor By Mary Ann Connelly State and Local Taxation, April 2008 This edition of Tax Trends features the 2008 Illinois Department of Revenue Practitioners’ Meeting.
Editor’s introduction By John L. Conlon Antitrust and Unfair Competition Law, March 2008 The United States Supreme Court’s removal of vertical minimum resale price restrictions from the per se category of antitrust violations last year in Leegin v. PSKS, Inc., created a large number of unanswered questions as to how such restrictions would be treated under the Rule of Reason and under the various state antitrust laws.