On January 1, Illinois finally joins the vast majority of states by codifying its rules of evidence. Here are highlights of the new code.
December 2010 • Volume 98 • Number 12 • Pages 601–648
Judicial elections? Merit selection? While the decades-old debate continues, a former judge proposes a constitutional amendment that represents a third way.
An important new amendment to the Illinois Probate Act clarifies when nonparents have standing in minor guardianship cases and otherwise honors the rights of parents while protecting children.
A wrongly issued pretrial discovery order threatens to undermine your case - what can you do to get a second opinion at this early stage in the litigation? More than you might think.
Does an Illinois employer violate Title VII's anti-retaliation provision by suing a worker who has filed a discrimination claim? Here's a look at this complex question.
In re Marriage of Zells and not-yet-paid contingency fees; Foreclosure and divorce; and Who was that legal assistant?
Nominate Yourself for an ISBA Committee or Section.
Illinois spends much more on jailing juveniles than on prevention.
Important differences between the two limit the persuasive power of federal precedents in Illinois.
Warning to buyers of going businesses: you may be buying some of your sellers' liabilities.
So what can you say and do on your website? A new ABA ethics opinion provides guidance.