Illinois Bar Journal

The Magazine of Illinois Lawyers

July 2002Volume 90Number 7Pages 329-384

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Practice News

Illinois Law Update

Defendant's guilty plea waives Apprendi-based sentencing challenges; garbled answers from defendant constitute probable cause; and more.

See cases, legislation, and administrative agencies.


Workers’ Compensation | By
Douglas Rallo
A detailed guide to helping clients recover for lost income or earning capacity under section 8(d)(1) of the Workers' Comp Act.
Real Estate Law | By
William F. Zieske
A review of the newly amended Underground Utility Facilities Damage Prevention Act, which protects underground utilities from construction damage and governs the legal relationship between contractors and utilities
Tort Law | By
Matthew Sheynes
Since the introduction of the Moorman doctrine, the pleading requirements for negligent misrepresentation have grown complicated. Here's a tour of the new legal landscape.
Legal Malpractice | By
David J. Fish
Is it worth it to sue another lawyer? Ask these questions before you say ''yes.''
Legal Research | By
Peter A. Hook
You can use a librarian to conduct research more effectively, even if you don't have one on staff.


Letters to the Editor
Put family first.
President’s Page | By
Loren Golden
It is with not a little trepidation, humility, and excitement that I embark upon my year as president of the Illinois State Bar Association.
Law Office Management & Technology | By
Paul Sullivan
Are you doing all you should to make sure confidential client information stays that way in your office?
Legal Communication | By
Maureen B. Collins
Your job is to protect deponents from the undue influence of an overzealous opposing counsel; and from their own confusion and intimidation.
Finding Illinois Law | By
Adria P. Olmi
Some leading litigation-related online resources.