This new law—effective July 1—removes doubts about legal requirements for electronic "writings'' and "signatures'' and encourages e-commerce. Here's an overview.
June 1999 • Volume 87 • Number 6 • Pages 289–340
A look at issues that arise when employers monitor employee e-mail, and suggestions for developing a workplace e-mail policy.
The authors argue that it's a conflict of interest for lawyer-notaries to notarize documents they have prepared.
In their ably researched and written article on the parol evidence rule in the April Journal, Andrew R. Schwartz and Matthew R. Henderson succinctly summarize the rationale for the rule by posing the rhetorical question, "If the contract does not reflect the parties' agreement, why did they sign it?''
The lineup for this month's IBJ reflects the Internet's immense impact on business, the workplace, and the law.
As my term as ISBA president comes to a close, I reflect on a year of constant challenge and joy.
Guilty but mentally ill'' passes constitutional muster
Litigants can use section 2-619(a)(3) to seek stays or dismissals when another cause of action involving the "same parties'' and "same cause'' is pending.
The Illinois Supreme Court struck a blow for workers' comp claimants in McMahan v Industrial Commission. This article describes the ruling and its impact.
Here's a survey to help you improve your deskside manner.
Can you catch a virus from an e-mail message? What's a listserver? Read on and find out.
Professor Collins touched a nerve with last month's column. Here are some of your responses and her reactions to them.