January 2000 • Volume 88 • Number 1 • Pages 1-52
Sound amplification statute found unconstitutional; and more.
See cases, legislation, and administrative agencies.
Illinois Supreme Court Justice Moses W. Harrison II of Caseyville in the fifth appellate district began a three-year term as chief justice on Jan. 1.
A practice-oriented review of one of the most important, but least understood, federal laws.
A look at some cutting-edge ERISA issues and how courts are resolving them.
A new procedure for making a personal jurisdiction objection took effect this month. A drafter of the new law explains. Join the online Q & A at www.isba.org.
After Kolstad, employee-plaintiffs seeking punitive damages need only prove that the employer intentionally discriminated, not that the conduct was egregious.
Tips for drafting contracts that govern the rights and obligations of e-commerce-site users.
Illinois’ new municipal administrative adjudication law raises concerns that the state has gone too far.
More on modifying employee handbooks.
Around this time I set goals for the new year.
Losing the right to a jury trial — is it malpractice?
Drafting a seaworthy document requires more than pasting form provisions into place; you have to learn the facts and the law.
A short list of law reviews and newspapers that cover the Illinois-law beat.