Google Maps, Google Street View, and similar internet services allow parties to access images of a particular location without ever being physically present at the site. Are such images admissible? How do the Rules of Evidence interact with these new discovery resources? This article examines how such issues may arise during litigation.
Illinois has a process for appealing some issues while litigation is still underway at trial. In Illinois, most requirements for interlocutory appeal are laid out in Illinois Supreme Court Rules 306, 307, and 308. Here's a step-by-step overview.