Illinois Bar Journal

The Magazine of Illinois Lawyers

June 2002Volume 90Number 6Pages 273-328

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Practice News

Illinois Law Update

Parental conduct following removal of child irrelevant to unfitness finding; learned-intermediary doctrine does not relieve pharmacy of duty to warn; and more.

See cases, legislation, and administrative agencies.


Driving Under the Influence | By
Larry A. Davis
A step-by-step guide to helping clients seek restoration of their driving privileges.
Zoning | By
Michael D’Orsi
Here's how to challenge a zoning ordinance on behalf of property owners and developers.
Criminal Law and Procedure | By
Thomas P. Sullivan
A summary by the commission co-chair of the most significant recommendations.
Driving Under the Influence | By
Donald J. Ramsell
An overview for lawyers who don't practice DUI law.
Real Estate Law | By
Jack H. Tibbetts
An outline of the procedural requirements and recent cases.
Legal Technology | By
David F. Barlett
Find out how a uniform and consistent document-retention policy can protect your clients.


Letters to the Editor
Medicare liens; a clarification.
President’s Page | By
Tim Eaton
Justice Felix Frankfurter once said in receiving an award: "Gratitude is one of the least articulate emotions, especially when it is deep.
Law Office Management & Technology | By
Todd Flaming
Your word-processing software may be making confidential information available to your adversaries without your knowing it. Here's how it happens and what you can do about it.
Malpractice Prevention Update | By
Karen J. Dilibert
Want to increase your chances of collecting fees while sending clients away happy; or at least not fighting mad? Then read on.
Legal Communication | By
Maureen B. Collins
Remember that the responses you elicit in a deposition are likely to be only as good as the questions you ask.