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Section Newsletter Articles From Laura L. Milnichuk

Message from the Chair By Laura L. Milnichuk Civil Practice and Procedure, June 2017 A message from Chair Laura Milnichuk.
The preclusive effect of res judicata rulings By Laura L. Milnichuk Civil Practice and Procedure, April 2011 A look at Williams, et al. v. Ingalls Memorial Hospital, et al., which addressed the res judicata effect of the dismissals of certain claims in an original lawsuit when voluntary dismissals of said claims were later taken and a second lawsuit re-filed
Where does a corporation “do business”? By Laura L. Milnichuk and William J. Perry Civil Practice and Procedure, June 2010 In the recently decided case of Hertz Corporation v. Friend, the U.S. Supreme Court held that a “principal place of business” is “the place where the corporation’s high level officers direct, control, and coordinate the corporation’s activities."
People v. Illinois Commerce Commission: Deadline for E-filing under Illinois Commerce Commission’s regulations By Laura L. Milnichuk Energy, Utilities, Telecommunications, and Transportation, April 2009 In the recent Illinois Supreme Court decision of People v. Illinois Commerce Commission, the Court considered the question of whether the Illinois Commerce Commission’s regulations require documents to be electronically filed before the close of business in order to constitute timely filings and provide the appellate court with jurisdiction to hear any subsequent appeal.
Enforcing settlement agreements after a case has been dismissed “with prejudice”: Does the court retain jurisdiction to enforce the agreement? By Laura L. Milnichuk Civil Practice and Procedure, March 2009 In Director of Insurance v. A & A Midwest ReBuilders, Inc., et al. the Second District Appellate Court held that the trial court retained jurisdiction to enforce a settlement agreement in an action that had been dismissed “with prejudice.”
People v. Illinois Commerce Commission: Deadline for E-filing under Illinois Commerce Commission’s regulations By Laura L. Milnichuk Civil Practice and Procedure, March 2009 In the recent Illinois Supreme Court decision of People v. Illinois Commerce Commission, the Court considered the question of whether the Illinois Commerce Commission’s regulations require documents to be electronically filed before the close of business in order to constitute timely filings and provide the appellate court with jurisdiction to hear any subsequent appeal.

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