After a four-decade ascent through all levels of the Illinois court system, Rita Garman becomes Illinois's second female chief justice.
November 2013 • Volume 101 • Number 11 • Pages 545–596
Lawyers for business seeking to restrict competition by ex-employees should consider creative options designed to stand up better to judicial scrutiny.
Downtown Disposal held that a layman's UPL on behalf of a corporation does not automatically void the proceedings. But the author argues that lawyers still have many UPL-fighting tools.
A recent Illinois Supreme Court decision holds that parents can recover for emotional distress if they win a claim for negligent genetic counseling, even if they suffered no direct physical injury.
A recent case illustrates that in claims for loss of society in wrongful death cases, the rebuttable presumption of a substantial pecuniary loss is sometimes illusory.
Under Illinois law, income from a trust created by an Illinois resident is taxable even if the trust is not otherwise connected to Illinois. But is the state tax constitutionally infirm?
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