Browse articles by year: 2016 (240)
A Day for Justice
Column, Page 228
Raising awareness about judicial independence is more important than ever.
Deposition cross must remain within scope of direct
Illinois Law Update, Page 236
On January 23, 2007, the Illinois Appellate Court, Fourth District, affirmed the decision of the Circuit Court of Coles County, finding the circuit court had not abused its discretion in disallowing certain portions of deposition testimony offered by the defendant.
DHS staff must now report elderly self-neglect
Illinois Law Update, Page 404
89 Ill Adm Code 10, "General Administrative Provisions," has been amended to add self-neglect to the list of elder abuse and neglect that department staff must report to the Department on Aging within 24 hours of discovery.
Does your order of dismissal do the job?
LawPulse, Page 342
Case law from the United States Supreme Court and the seventh circuit interpreting the federal rules can make it hard for settling parties to draft orders of dismissal that allow the judge to retain jurisdiction.
Don’t Take Sides in a Divorce
Column, Page 48
Lawyers serve their clients best when they are objective advocates, not sympathizing moralists.
LawPulse, Page 622
When it comes to drafting agreements for deed in lieu of foreclosure, you can’t be too careful.
Employers win pay-disparity case in Supreme Court
LawPulse, Page 398
In Ledbetter, the Supreme Court rules that Title VII's filing deadline bars employment discrimination claims based on decisions that occurred outside the limitations period, even if the employee's current pay is lower because of the decisions.
Estate Planning for the Rest of Us
Article, Page 520
Most people don't have estates large enough to owe tax when they die. But they still need estate-planning advice.