Articles on Court Orders

The ideal standing order: What should be included? By Deane B. Brown Bench and Bar, June 2017 A list of rules and procedures that should be included in a standing order in every Illinois trial courtroom.
A lesson in drafting and interpreting orders: The Illinois Supreme Court rules that order dismissing complaint was not final for purposes of res judicata in Hernandez v. Pritikin By Chelsea C. Ashbrook Bench and Bar, April 2013 The facts of this case and the Court’s analysis provide valuable lessons to practitioners in drafting and interpreting circuit court orders.
Be careful what you file with the Court By Alfred M. Swanson, Jr. Bench and Bar, June 2006 Below (with omissions not noted) is an order the Hon. Leif M. Clark, United States Bankruptcy Judge for the Western District of Texas, entered recently in an adversary proceeding before him: Order denying motion for incomprehensibility.

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