A former legal aid lawyer and sole practitioner from rural beginnings settles into the role of Illinois' chief justice.
February 2011 • Volume 99 • Number 2 • Pages 57–108
Courts should allow questioning of prospective jurors on immigration-related bias, the authors say. They also suggest questions that can expose immigrant bias during jury selection.
The Illinois Supreme Court ruled that the Federal Arbitration Act trumps the Illinois Nursing Home Care Act, thus forcing residents into arbitration. What will the decision mean more broadly for arbitration agreements and consumers' rights?
This how-to for practitioners filing claims under the NHCA shows how they are often easier to bring than traditional medical malpractice or healing arts claims.
Is a nonprofit hospital a "charitable use" that qualifies for a property tax exemption? The author reviews the Illinois Supreme Court's Provena decision and predicts its likely effects, one of which is legislation to protect hospitals.
Transforming Juvenile Justice: Lawyers Making A Difference
There's a lot for estate planners to like about the new federal tax law.
Judge Justice and his colleagues express their misgivings about character evidence.
Don't let exclusions in your malpractice coverage give you a scary surprise.