In its '99 civil decisions, the court continued to exert authority over the way legislation is passed but defer to legislative policy choices.
April 2000 • Volume 88 • Number 4 • Pages 181–240
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.