Articles on Promissory Estoppel

Boys, be careful what you promise By Mike Reed Commercial Banking, Collections, and Bankruptcy, June 2010 Illinois unequivocally recognized the use of promissory estoppel as a cause of action in the Illinois Supreme Court case of Newton Tractor Sales, Inc. v. Kubota Tractor Corporation.
Newton Tractor Sales, Inc. v. Kubota Tractor Corporation: The Supreme Court Promises—You Can Sue! By Hon. Barbara Crowder Civil Practice and Procedure, June 2009 The Illinois Supreme Court has underscored that promissory estoppel is a recognized cause of action in its own right and cannot be relegated to the affirmative defense section of an answer.
Promissory estoppel: Shield or sword? By Russell W. Hartigan & Victoria R. Benson Civil Practice and Procedure, February 2006 According to the court’s majority in the Fifth District’s decision of DeWitt v. Fleming, promissory estoppel may be used as a defense but not as a cause of action.

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