In baseball and residential real estate practice alike, it often comes down to the last inning when a lights-out closer can make the difference. Here are tips from veteran lawyers about what you might encounter at a real estate closing and how to handle it.
June 2011 • Volume 99 • Number 6 • Pages 269–320
Allowing jurors to ask questions during trial would keep the jury engaged and give lawyers a chance to refine their cases in response to juror queries, the authors argue.
The Illinois Supreme Court interpreted the old Home Repair and Remodeling Act in light of the newly amended version and rendered a contractor-friendly decision.
In Union Planters, the Illinois Appellate Court held that a legal malpractice plaintiff need not prove a "case-within-a-case" in an action arising out of transaction-based legal malpractice.
Low-profit LLCs - "L3Cs" - can attract investment that conventional nonprofits cannot, and Illinois is one of the few states that allow them. Here's how they work.
Oral arguments, common fund doctrine, civil unions, and more.
From juvenile justice reform to Lawyers Rock Legends, this has been a year to remember.
The fiduciary obligations of corporate shareholders get a trim.
The supreme court underscores the limits on the power to decide which cases courts can hear.
Consulting your client's insurance agent can help you avoid trouble.