Ethics rules and opinions provide a (mostly) clear picture of file retention best practices if you read them carefully. But cheap electronic storage is making discarding files a thing of the past.
November 2016 • Volume 104 • Number 11 • Pages 1–60
What happens to our password-protected online accounts when we die? A new Illinois law establishes the procedures that allow fiduciaries to get access to "digital assets."
You've heard about forfeitures, but have you handled one? Here's a primer on how to prosecute or defend your first forfeiture case.
Section 2-1401 of the Code of Civil Procedure provides the way to overturn a judgment later than 30 days after its entry. This article reviews the various 2-1401 challenges and their requirements.
Richard Speck's brutal murder of eight student nurses in Chicago 50 years ago shocked America, and the highly publicized trial posed tough challenges to the Illinois criminal justice system.
Flag burning then and now; property division and unmarried couples; implicit bias.
A late-fall look at 2016-17 projects and priorities.
Exhausted the online resources? Don't forget that not everything is online, even in the digital age.
Can you keep your practice running in the face of fire, flood, or other natural or man-made events?
Introducing the ISBA's website for new lawyers; December 16 deadline for mentoring enrollment; ISBA election season underway.