Cannabis ambivalenceBy Matthew HectorApril 2016LawPulse, Page 12Medical cannabis users who are parents of minors may discover that the law exposes them to DCFS scrutiny, just one way cannabis users may be treated as "second-class patients."
Anonymous online posting saga continuesBy Matthew HectorOctober 2015LawPulse, Page 12Comcast finally reveals the subscriber - a lawyer - whose account was used to post allegedly defamatory remarks about a Stephenson County official. The defendant vows to fight on.
The looming court-reporter shortageBy Matthew HectorOctober 2015LawPulse, Page 12Seventy-five percent of the state's licensed reporters could be eligible for retirement before the end of the decade. Will there be qualified candidates to replace them?
Gun trusts grow more popular with firearms enthusiastsBy Matthew HectorSeptember 2015LawPulse, Page 12Gun trusts, a useful but controversial estate planning tool, can enable trust users to obtain federally restricted firearms without meeting some requirements imposed on individuals.
New York ban on nonlawyer ownership upheldBy Matthew HectorSeptember 2015LawPulse, Page 12A federal district judge issues a strongly worded rejection of Jacoby & Meyer's challenge to New York's rule banning nonattorney ownership of law firms.
A contest over Mr. Cub’s will?By Matthew HectorApril 2015LawPulse, Page 10Ernie Banks' family has said they'll challenge his will, which was executed before Illinois' tough new Presumptively Void Transfers Act took effect.