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Articles From James E. Duggan

Illinois Legislative History

By James E. Duggan
November
2000
Column
Page 665
Difficult though they may be to research, legislative histories can make a difference in your case. Here's how to find what you need.

Evidence Practice Guides

By James E. Duggan
September
2000
Column
Page 543
Illinois lawyers are fortunate to have several good sources for guidance on evidence law. Here are thumbnail sketches of the leading treatises and practice guides.

Illinois Regulations

By James E. Duggan
July
2000
Column
Page 417
Keeping abreast of Illinois regulatory law remains a challenge, but now there are more options than ever.

Researching Illinois Workers’ Compensation Law

By James E. Duggan
May
2000
Column
Page 291
Here's a compendium of resources for Illinois workers' comp lawyers.

Illinois Bar Association Journals and Newsletters

By James E. Duggan
March
2000
Column
Page 175
For practical advice, bar periodicals are hard to beat (even if we do say so).

Legal Newspapers and Law Reviews: Focus on Illinois Law

By James E. Duggan
January
2000
Column
Page 49
A short list of law reviews and newspapers that cover the Illinois-law beat.

Treaties and Selected Foreign Law Research: A Primer for Illinois Attorneys

By James E. Duggan
November
1999
Column
Page 613
When confronted with those occasional (but inevitable) questions about foreign law, where do you turn? Read on and find out.

Internet Update: Cases and Illinois Statutes

By James E. Duggan
September
1999
Column
Page 501
More and more Illinois primary law is available on the Net. Here are some of the best sources.

Illinois Statistics

By James E. Duggan
July
1999
Column
Page 387
Put the facts at your fingertips with these helpful references.

The Illinois Court of Claims

By James E. Duggan
May
1999
Column
Page 283
The court of claims is an unfamiliar realm to many lawyers; here's a guide.

Using Illinois Legal Encyclopedias

By James E. Duggan
March
1999
Column
Page 167
You loved 'em as a kid and as a law student — now that you're a lawyer, don't overlook encyclopedias as you begin your legal research.

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