April 1999 • Volume 87 • Number 4 • Pages 177-228
Unilateral modifications to an employee handbook that disadvantage an employee fail for lack of consideration; and more.
See cases, legislation, and administrative agencies.
When and how can creditors attack married debtors' transfer of property from joint tenancy to tenancy by the entirety? A discussion of the murky law.
The authors argue that courts should entertain parol evidence only as a last resort.
A primer on these important worker protection laws.
A pair of recent Illinois Supreme Court decisions have given practitioners a powerful tool for narrowing issues of fact.
Like every issue of the Illinois Bar Journal, this one contains an array of articles for and, with few exceptions, by Illinois lawyers.
When Illinois re-enacted the death penalty in 1977, the General Assembly and the criminal justice system made a legal and moral commitment to the people of Illinois that, if executions take place in their name, they would be done right.
Offer, acceptance, consideration, and criminal law.
What do you do when the other side breaches a settlement agreement? This article reviews your alternatives under Illinois law.
Workers' comp lawyers are cursed with a special set of headaches. The remedy? Follow this advice.
You finally switched from your familiar word-processing program to that new, improved alternative. So why aren't you happy?
When does a word mean what it means rather than what people hear it to mean?