Boyd laid down the law on spoliationBy Helen W. GunnarssonJuly 2002LawPulse, Page 338Want to learn the law governing destruction of evidence in Illinois? Start with this 1995 Illinois Supreme Court decision.
Follow-up to preservation of evidence legislation P.A. 92-459October 2001Illinois Law Update, Page 516When Gov. Ryan signed P.A. 91-871 (governing evidence retention) in June of 2000, he expressed concerns with a number of provisions in the law including overbroad application to all physical evidence, arbitrary time limits for retention of evidence and unclear guidelines for the court in granting requests for early disposition of evidence.