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Section Newsletter Articles on Illinois Rules of Evidence

New Illinois Evidence Rule 502 By Jeffrey A. Parness Administrative Law, March 2013 Effective January 1, 2013, new Illinois Evidence Rule 502 establishes standards on losses of attorney-client privilege and work-product protection via disclosure.
New Illinois Evidence Rule 502 By Jeffrey A. Parness Bench and Bar, March 2013 Effective January 1, 2013, new Illinois Evidence Rule 502 establishes standards on losses of attorney-client privilege and work-product protection via disclosure.
New Illinois Evidence Rule 502 By Jeffrey A. Parness Civil Practice and Procedure, January 2013 Effective January 1, 2013, new Illinois Evidence Rule 502 establishes standards on losses of attorney-client privilege and work-product protection via disclosure.
New Illinois Rule of Evidence: Business record certification By Hon. Thomas More Donnelly Civil Practice and Procedure, March 2012 The newly adopted rule, Illinois Rule of Evidence 902 (11), allows records to be admitted into evidence without calling a live witness under certain circumstances.
Forfeiture by wrongdoing and the Illinois Rules of Evidence By Patrick M. Kinnally Civil Practice and Procedure, November 2011 Forfeiture by wrongdoing should no longer be a doctrine which is only applicable in our state criminal trial courts. New rules can create imaginative ways of thinking and litigating for civil practitioners who use them.
Internet evidence: How to authenticate evidence from the Internet under the new Illinois Rules of Evidence By George S. Bellas and A. Patrick Andes Bench and Bar, May 2011 A look at the relative simplicity of authenticating Internet evidence and the novel applications under the rules to this point.
Internet evidence: How to authenticate evidence from the Internet under the new Illinois Rules of Evidence By George S. Bellas and A. Patrick Andes Civil Practice and Procedure, January 2011 The new Illinois Rules of Evidence, which went into effect January 1, 2011, closely follow the federal rules both substantively and procedurally in the area of authentication of evidence and, specifically, Internet evidence.
The new Illinois Rules of Evidence By Douglas J. Quivey General Practice, Solo, and Small Firm, December 2010 The new Illinois Rules of Evidence should greatly benefit practioners and make evidentiary rulings more consistent.
Illinois Rules of Evidence By Hon. Donald C. Hudson Bench and Bar, November 2010 Read about the new codified rules of evidence, which will govern proceedings in all Illinois courts as of January 1, 2011.