July 2009 • Volume 97 • Number 7 • Pages 321-376
No reversal for erroneously admitted but nonprejudicial evidence; Pension Act amended to provide guidelines for selecting providers; personnel rules for public officials updated; and more.
See cases, legislation, and administrative agencies.
Real estate lawyer John O’Brien brings his nonconfrontational style to the ISBA’s top job.
While Illinois has no statewide electronic filing system, several county initiatives are at various stages of implementation.
Presenting Illinois’ confusing DUI sentencing options as a chart enables practitioners to see at a glance which penalties their clients face.
In our mobile society, lawyers in common-law jurisdictions like Illinois can’t afford to be ignorant of community property basics.
As a rule, character evidence is inadmissible in civil cases even if proved circumstantially. Here are two exceptions to the rule.
Tough economic times make ISBA membership essential to your practice.
Have a research project? Go back to law school, or at least to a law school library near you.
Here’s a formula for determining maintenance that reflects the standard of living during marriage.
Financial institutions seem to be hoarding bailout money, not lending it.
Is it customary for a court to award maintenance and/or attorney’s fees to a noncustodial parent who is on public assistance (the custodial parent is surviving on $34K per year)?