February 2009 • Volume 97 • Number 2
Admission of prior juvenile adjudications allowed to impeach defendants; state police to videotape all traffic stops; procedures for disposing of confidential records updated; and more.
See cases, legislation, and administrative agencies.
A look at Abraham Lincoln's legal practice in antebellum Illinois.
Beginning this year, the gap between the Illinois and federal estate tax widens. This article discusses the implications and makes the case for an Illinois QTIP.
Legislation and subsequent cases have resolved some ambiguities in the landmark Klaeren decision while giving rise to others.
Does the Illinois Whistleblower Act preempt the common law? How can employers avoid retaliation claims? The authors offer answers.
A veteran litigator warns against revealing so much during discovery that you limit your ability to effectively cross-examine experts at trial.
Don't make bad economic times worse with bad management decisions.
Before he was President, Lawyer Lincoln drew on the strength of rivals.
A new law lessens the impact of the market downturn on retirement accounts.
How do I add a creditor to an old bankruptcy case?