August 2001 • Volume 89 • Number 8 • Pages 385-440
Attorney-client privilege waived for police reports given to experts; no "corrupt or malicious motives" exception to Tort Immunity Act; and more.
See cases, legislation, and administrative agencies.
The doctrine, which precludes tort recovery for purely economic damages, was supposed to reduce the tension between contract and tort law. But has it?
Has the Illinois Appellate Court opened the door to one? Maybe.
The author discusses the implications of adding a proximate-cause element to state Superfund cases under the IEPA.
A step-by-step guide for the defense.
Reverse exchanges allow real estate buyers to enjoy tax advantages even if they buy their new property before they sell.
When the boundary fence can't contain the cows, who has to pay to fix it?
Are we "title agents practicing law"?
My theme this year; in the 125th year of the ISBA; is Take Pride in Your Profession.
Name-calling brief writers get a pass; Gramm-Leach-Bliley may require lawyers to send privacy notices; and more.
A summary of selected bills affecting lawyers in Illinois.
Until the paperless office arrives, consider this approach to storing and organizing hard-copy documents.
It isn't too late to learn the all-but-lost art of proper punctuation.
The recently issued Keef decision seems to open a Pandora's Box of malpractice plagues for workers' comp attorneys. Or does it?