Illinois Bar Journal

Subject Index Law Pulse

Mandatory Mediation Means Many Things

By Pete Sherman
January
2022
LawPulse
, Page 12
The U.S. Southern District of Illinois joins a long list of other courts requiring mandatory mediation for many kinds of cases.

The Year of Being Well

By Pete Sherman
January
2022
LawPulse
, Page 12
New initiatives will target mental health in the legal profession and courts in 2022.

Taking Your Talents Elsewhere

By Pete Sherman
December
2021
LawPulse
, Page 10
New restrictions on noncompete and nonsolicit agreements between Illinois employers and employees take effect Jan. 1.

Use It or Lose

By Pete Sherman
December
2021
LawPulse
, Page 10
Report on legal trends in 2021 spotlights growing discrepancies between law firms using technology effectively and those that are not.

More Order in the Courts

By Pete Sherman
November
2021
LawPulse
, Page 10
Amended and new Illinois Supreme Court Rules on recordkeeping introduced to create consistency and save time.

The Privilege of Restorative Justice

By Pete Sherman
November
2021
LawPulse
, Page 10
A new law declares that what is said during restorative justice proceedings is privileged.

Court Cases Plummet in 2020

By Pete Sherman
October
2021
LawPulse
, Page 10
New Illinois Supreme Court districts map is rushed through the legislature, signed by the governor, then delayed by the Court.

Repose in Peace

By David C. Thies, Daniel R. Thies, & Mia O. Hernandez
October
2021
LawPulse
, Page 10
The enactment of Illinois Senate Bill 2179 makes the six-year statute of repose for legal malpractice claims applicable to estate planning.

2021 Legislative Roundup

By Jim Covington
August
2021
LawPulse
, Page 12
Spring 2021 state legislation of interest to ISBA members, organized by topic.

Illinoiscourts.gov Hits Refresh

By Pete Sherman
August
2021
LawPulse
, Page 12
New Illinois Supreme Court districts map is rushed through the legislature, signed by the governor, then delayed by the Court.

Still Weeding Out the Problems

By Pete Sherman
July
2021
LawPulse
, Page 10
The Illinois Supreme Court rules on its first cannabis business case.

Testing the Waters

By Rhys Saunders
July
2021
LawPulse
, Page 10
Illinois Supreme Court rules on the right to request a new judge.

Other Than COVID-19, Fewer Problems

By Pete Sherman
June
2021
LawPulse
, Page 10
Highlights from the Attorney Registration & Disciplinary Commission’s 2020 Annual Report.

Past Due

By Rhys Saunders
June
2021
LawPulse
, Page 10
What happens when the eviction moratorium ends?

Baseball and Modern Life

By Pete Sherman
May
2021
LawPulse
, Page 12
Chicago Cubs lose arbitration-clause argument against injured fan.

Well-Placed Trust

By Rhys Saunders
May
2021
LawPulse
, Page 12
ISBA advisory opinions address attorney conflicts of interest and document access in trusts and estates matters.

In Zoom We Trust

By Rhys Saunders
April
2021
LawPulse
, Page 14
Illinois holds its first remote jury trial.

The Post-Bail Era

By Pete Sherman
April
2021
LawPulse
, Page 14
Defense attorneys candidly share their views of Illinois’ soon-to-be cashless-bail system.

Fastcase and Casemaker Merge

By Rhys Saunders
March
2021
LawPulse
, Page 14
Combined, the two legal-research companies will provide more benefits to current subscribers, including ISBA members.

Unemployment Fraud? Yeah, Us Too.

By Pete Sherman
March
2021
LawPulse
, Page 14
Millions of Americans have been targets of unemployment fraud during the pandemic, including attorneys.

Know Thy Witness

By Pete Sherman
February
2021
LawPulse
, Page 10
Illinois Supreme Court outlines witness redesignation parameters in Dameron v. Mercy Hospital & Medical Center.

Ready, Set, Action: Illinois Courts on Screens Near You

By Pete Sherman
February
2021
LawPulse
, Page 10
Illinois Supreme Court consolidates rules for broadcasting remote court hearings under new Rule 44.

Virtual Meeting, Real Decisions

By Rhys Saunders
February
2021
LawPulse
, Page 10
The ISBA Assembly met virtually in December and reemphasized the ISBA’s commitment to the prohibition of fee sharing with nonattorneys.

An Ex-Citing Rule

By Ed Finkel
January
2021
LawPulse
, Page 10
Rule 23 amendment makes room for citing unpublished orders.

Illinois Supreme Court Extends Virtual Mentoring

By Ed Finkel
January
2021
LawPulse
, Page 10
ISBA continues to partner with and support the Illinois Supreme Court Commission on Professionalism’s mentoring efforts.

Justice David Overstreet Joins Illinois Supreme Court

By Ed Finkel
January
2021
LawPulse
, Page 10
Justice Overstreet replaces retiring Illinois Supreme Court Justice Lloyd Karmeier from the Fifth District.

Jailhouse Files

By Rhys Saunders
December
2020
LawPulse
, Page 12
Illinois Supreme Court relaxes rule concerning criminal defendants and their access to case records.

Justice Robert L. Carter Joins Illinois Supreme Court

By Pete Sherman
December
2020
LawPulse
, Page 12
Justice Carter replaces Justice Thomas L. Kilbride, whom voters chose not to retain on Nov. 3.

Sign Here; No Masks or Pens Required

By Pete Sherman
December
2020
LawPulse
, Page 12
The ISBA’s spring 2021 elections are using an online-only process for creating and obtaining signatures for nominating petitions.

Giving Credit Where It’s Due

By Rhys Saunders
November
2020
LawPulse
, Page 12
MCLE Board launches portal that tracks CLE credits.

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