The newsletter of the ISBA’s Bench & Bar Section Council
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Newsletter articles from 2007
An introduction to the issue from Chair Michael Kiley.
A message from Section Chair Michael Hyman.
Judicial perspective on discovery disputes
Discovery sounds at first blush like a fun, interesting detective activity entered into by counsel and parties to exchange facts and ideas in anticipation of settling or trying cases.
An MCLE program on “Colleagues in Crisis”
On Friday, December 7, 2007, at 9:30 a.m., at part of the ISBA Midyear Meeting at the Sheraton in Chicago, the ISBA Bench & Bar Section and Illinois Judges Association, together with the Commission on Professionalism of the Illinois Supreme Court, will present “Colleagues in Crisis.
One lawyer's story of his struggle with alcoholism and recovery.
A New Year’s resolution: Read new Rule 213
An amended 213 (IL ST S.Ct. Rule 213), covering written interrogatories to parties, is effective January 1, 2007. Paragraph (f) provides that for each lay or independent witness, the party answering the interrogatory must identify the subjects and opinions from the witness to the extent of the party’s knowledge.
Nunc Pro Tunc
A court is asked to enter an order deeming some act or event as nunc pro tunc.
Reflections on 50 years of practice
The commencement of the 50th year from graduation from law school, obtaining your first job, and being admitted to the bar bring reflection on your career and the changes over that time.
Residency rule for judges is unconstitutional: Madigan
Attorney General Lisa Madigan has opined that once circuit judges elected from a single county or subcircuit are retained in a circuit-wide election, they are no longer required to live within the boundaries of the county or subcircuit from which they were initially elected.