Illinois Bar Journal

Articles From Michael T. Reagan

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.

The Illinois Supreme Court’s 2002 Civil Cases: A New Court Settles In

By Nancy J. Arnold, Tim Eaton, & Michael T. Reagan
April
2003
Article
Page 172
Our annual review of the leading cases.

Supreme Court Review 2001: Getting to Know the New Court

By Nancy T. Arnold, Tim Eaton, & Michael T. Reagan
May
2002
Article
Page 236
A look at the first year's output of the newly reconstituted supreme court.

Supreme Court Rule 23: The Terrain of the Debate and a Proposed Revision

By Michael T. Reagan
April
2002
Article
Page 180
Rule 23, which provides for unpublished—and nonprecedential—opinions, has been a source of tension between bench and bar. This article reviews the debate and offers suggestions for change.

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