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The Timely and Properly Filed Notice of Appeal

By J. Timothy Eaton
April
2020
Article
, Page 26
Understanding notices of appeal, which are the  jurisdictional gateway to the Illinois Appellate Court.

Petitions for Leave to Appeal: Smoothing Your Path to Illinois Supreme Court Review

By J. Timothy Eaton
March
2016
Article
, Page 40
The supreme court receives thousands of petitions every year from unsuccessful appellate litigants, but it hears only a few. Here's how to increase the odds that yours will be one.
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The Too-Expansive Illinois General Verdict Rule

By J. Timothy Eaton, Michael W. Rathsack, & Michael T. Reagan
March
2013
Article
, Page 142
More and more Illinois courts are upholding general verdicts if there is any error-free basis for doing so. They should do the opposite, these authors say.

When Recusal Leads to DEADLOCK: A Constitutional Cure

By J. Timothy Eaton & Lynn A. Ellenberger
October
2009
Article
, Page 510
The authors propose a constitutional amendment allowing replacement of Illinois Supreme Court justices when recusal makes rendering a decision impossible.

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