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Newsletter articles from 2013

Comments from the editor By Craig R. Hedin October 2013 An introduction to the issue from Editor Craig Hedin.
Comments from the editor By Craig R. Hedin June 2013 An introduction to the issue from Editor Craig Hedin.
Comments from the editor By Craig R. Hedin May 2013 An introduction to the issue from Editor Craig Hedin.
Comments from the editor By Craig R. Hedin March 2013 Recent developments of interest to mineral law practitioners.
Determining whether “shall” means shall By John C. Robison, Jr. May 2013 In the recent case of People v. Ousley and in a prior case, People v. Robinson, the Illinois Supreme Court has repeatedly clarified the analytical framework within which to determine the meaning of “shall” in a particular statute and whether there is a consequence for a failure of a governmental official to fulfill an obligatory duty.
If you can’t beat ‘em, tax ‘em By J. Casy Martin June 2013 This article provides an overview and highlights some of the regulatory provisions contained in the Illinois Hydraulic Fracturing Tax Act.
The (mine)field of mineral conveyancing By John C. Robison, Jr. October 2013 A synopsis of the recent case of Department of Natural Resources v. Waide and a look at its consequences.