An ISBA special committee is exploring the role of campaign contributions in judicial elections and whether recusal standards should be changed.
September 2012 • Volume 100 • Number 9 • Pages 449–504
There are two routes to attorney fees for defending frivolous claims - a motion for Rule 137 sanctions and, rarely, a malicious prosecution claim. Here's a look at both.
Illinois practitioners should prepare to meet strict authentication requirements until clear rules are established. Here's a look at the cases and advice about how to proceed.
A recent case holds that compensation must reflect the value of the property when the payment is made, not earlier when the condemnation complaint was filed.
A look at some of the dos, don'ts, and special rules that apply to impeaching expert witnesses by way of cross-examination.
Reforming legal education; telephone scammers claiming to be lawyers; lawyer websites.
It's time we implemented commonsense, fair rules on recusal.
From the archives
One benefit of practicing in a large jurisdiction - there are lots of forms.
The first district rules that judicial estoppel can be a bar to refiling.
Should your client be a "disregarded entity" for tax purposes?