December 1998 • Volume 86 • Number 12
Union employee lacks standing to challenge an arbitration award absent allegations that the union breached its duty of fair representation; and more.
See cases, legislation, and administrative agencies.
Find out what you can and can't say in that all-important last statement to the jury.
Under Illinois law, non-settling defendants can be unfairly deprived of their set-offs, this author asserts.
Here's how to lower the property-tax bill for clients who own contaminated real estate.
The state can and does bring civil suits on behalf of its citizens. Here's the background on the parens patriae doctrine.
TV lawyer dramas aside, closing arguments really are a critical moment in every trial. In this issue, Jeffrey Kroll outlines the dos and don't of closings for Illinois lawyers.
RICO and privacy and fraud (and family law), oh my!
Defendants can be sentenced more harshly when they refuse to express remorse -- even for crimes they insist they didn't commit.
Here's an overview of state and federal law governing the admission of evidence of prior misconduct.
This 12-step plan will help you enter the 21st Century with a fresh approach to your practice and a lower risk of malpractice.
At least you don't need to build a bomb shelter ... or do you?
The difference between the right word and the wrong word is the difference between ... regardless and irregardless.