April 2000 • Volume 88 • Number 4 • Pages 181-240
Guardians have standing to continue divorce action started by ward; new hearsay rules for statements by deceased declarants; and more.
See cases, legislation, and administrative agencies.
In its '99 civil decisions, the court continued to exert authority over the way legislation is passed but defer to legislative policy choices.
The court decided fewer death-penalty cases than in the past and breathed life into the single-subject clause.
A review of cases arising out of lawsuits aimed at Illinois developers and homeowners-association board members.
A summary of Illinois law governing noncompete restrictive covenants, with tips for employers.
More on instructing jurors before opening statements
The supreme court review — '99 edition
This month's featured honoree: southern Illinois general practitioner Ivan A. Elliott, Jr.
Imagine sitting in a room filled with lawyers from across the nation and hearing that 99 percent of white-collar jobs that we know today will be gone or unrecognizable within the next 10 years.
What hath Tosado wrought? What do jurors think? Granny gives a gift; and more.
Here's how to create an electronic brief that includes exhibits, signed documents; everything you'd include in a paper version. For an example, see /ibj/apr00lj/ebrief.pdf.
Confused elderly parents, estranged (and strange) children; estate-planning practice can pose serious malpractice risks for the best of lawyers. Here's what to watch for.
Okay, you've got a real job now; how do you transfer your writing skills from the classroom to the real world of lawyering? Here are some tips.