Retired circuit judge, mediator/arbitrator, veteran trial lawyer, football referee, and longtime ISBA champion Russell Hartigan begins his term as ISBA president.
July 2017 • Volume 105 • Number 7 • Pages 1–60
Implicit bias poses a constant challenge to lawyers and judges. Nothing will eliminate it, but we can reduce its influence.
Heirs of deceased mortgagors who were in default when they died face unique challenges in keeping the family home from being lost to foreclosure. Here's a look at the problem and how to address it.
Terry v. Ohio allows police to briefly detain someone if they have a reasonable suspicion he or she is engaged in criminal activity. But when is suspicion reasonable? This article looks at the cases and offers tips for filing and challenging Terry-based suppression motions.
Like doctors and airline pilots, lawyers should use checklists to avoid errors and improve efficiency.
Confusion caused by an omitted comma led to a huge judgment against a Maine employer. What do Illinois drafting guidelines say about Oxford commas?
Q. If a support order requires payment of "medical expenses," does it apply to costs related to dental and vision care?
Q. Where the statute says a DUI with a child under 16-years-old in the vehicle is "subject to" six months of imprisonment, is that mandatory or discretionary?
Defending against pro se plaintiffs.
A bar president's work begins months before the installation ceremony.
Find a qualified ISBA member when a case falls outside of your area of practice.
Learn why technology training is the last thing you should be cutting from your budget.
Clerkships can be great for students and law offices, but supervising lawyers need to play an active role.
Need to research regulations and administrative rulings? Don't forget the many free resources available these days.
ISBA Award Winners Recognized at 141st Annual Meeting and more