The newsletter of the ISBA’s Bench & Bar Section Council
Browse articles by year: 2014 (37)
Newsletter articles from 2014
From the Chair
A message from the Bench & Bar Section Chair, Judge Diane Lagoski.
“Good cause”: A phrase in search of a definition
Until the IMFL is amended to include a definition of “good cause,” mortgagors and mortgagees alike will be saddled with the burden of creating arguments as to why “good cause” exists and leave the decision to the discretion of the trial court judge.
How not to criticize a judge
A recent lawyer's example may inspire you to think twice before attacking the integrity of the judge in your next case.
Jury instruction update
Counsel who avail themselves of the most current version of the Illinois Pattern Instructions and the options for use of those instructions that the Supreme Court offers may find themselves more satisfied with the entire process.
Justice Reyes honored
The Hispanic Heritage Organization recently presented Justice Jesse G. Reyes, of the First District Appellate Court, with the Dr. Jorge S. Prieto, Sr., Humanitarian Award.