Articles From 2000

10th Circuit explains Kolstad requirements for defending Title VII actions in Cadena v. The Pacesetter Corporation, (10th Cir. 2000) By Michael Todd Scott Corporate Law Departments, November 2000 In July 1996, Pacesetter, a home improvement company which sells windows, siding, doors, and cabinets, hired Cadena to work as a telemarketer.
1998-1999 Real estate case law update Real Estate Law, January 2000 Where buyers purchased property subject to an easement to maintain railroad tracks, and they were aware that the railroad's drainage ditches alongside of the tracks encroached beyond the actual easement, the encroachment ripened into a prescriptive easement over time.
1999 key real estate legislation By Marylou Lowder Kent Real Estate Law, May 2000 HB 0902: Real Estate License Act of 2000 HB 2632: Land Sales Registration Act of 1999
1999 legislative synopsis By Timothy E. Moran & Stanley R. Kaminski State and Local Taxation, February 2000
2000 Federal Tax Conference Federal Taxation, August 2000 Presented by the ISBA Federal Taxation Section Friday, October 20 , 2000 ISBA Regional Office, 20 South Clark Street, Suite 900, Chicago
7th Circuit rejects the “magic-words” approach when determining whether a Rule 68 offer is unambiguous By Michael Todd Scott Corporate Law Departments, February 2000 In Norby v. Anchor Hocking Packaging Company, 98-4161 & 99-1146 (Dec. 2, 1999), a suit was filed by a sales representative for breach of contract and statutory violations.
ABA Tech Show update: technology developments for the solo and small firm practitioner By John T. Phipps General Practice, Solo, and Small Firm, May 2000 Two-way communication pagers, PDA's and Internet cell phones are another innovation that was evident at the Tech Show.
AbacusLaw 13 By Adrienne W. Albrecht Legal Technology, Standing Committee on, June 2000 AbacusLaw 13 is a lawyer docketing and case management program. Installation was easy and intuitive.
Abe— A Better Essay Intellectual Property, March 2000 The Intellectual Property Section of the Illinois State Bar Association has established "A Better Essay" (Abe) Program, under which faculty at Illinois law schools may submit select articles by law students for consideration for publication in the section's newsletter, "Intellectual Property."
Academia at risk: antiquated IP policy By Daniel Kegan Intellectual Property, November 2000 Our schools and colleges face enlarging potholes on the information superhighway because of antiquated intellectual property policies in academia. Many academic institutions have no explicit intellectual property policy; others may have established policies for inventions by faculty and researchers and trademark licensing for major college football teams.
ADA claimant must request reasonable accommodation By William D. Brejcha Energy, Utilities, Telecommunications, and Transportation, February 2000 The U.S. Court of Appeals in Chicago affirmed a trial court's summary judgment in favor of an employer and against a former employee in an Americans With Disabilities Act case brought under 42 U.S.C. § 1201 in Robin v. Espo Engineering Corp., No. 98-3909 (served 1/13/00).
Administrative agency is without jurisdiction to determine the constitutionality of a statute Administrative Law, July 2000 A recent opinion of the First District Illinois Appellate Court, Board of Education of Rich Township High School District No. 227 v. Brown, 724 N.E.2d 956 (Ill. App. Ct., 1st Dist., Feb. 29, 2000), involves numerous interesting legal issues. Some are explored at length in the court's opinion, and others are barely mentioned.
Administrative law judges and the ARDC Administrative Law, April 2000 ISBA Administrative Law Section Council member Ros Kaplan, an attorney with the Illinois Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Committee, spoke recently to the CBA Administrative Law Judges Committee about the ARDC and its impact on ALJs.
Administrative law on the Net 2000 By Jean M. Wegner Administrative Law, October 2000 This article highlights a selection of free, web-based resources for the administrative law practitioner.
Administrative Law Section home page Administrative Law, February 2000 Every Administrative Law Section member receives the section newsletter, written by leading practitioners. Beginning with 1999 issues, you can read and search the full text online.
Admiralty trademarks By Daniel Kegan Intellectual Property, March 2000 Floating in the mid-Pacific, the record-breaking Academy Award-winning film enlightens the dark deck of the cruise ship.
Admissibility of board certification By Karen McNulty Enright Tort Law, June 2000 In medical malpractice cases we frequently find ourselves asking a physician whether or not they are board certified.
Adoption of UCC revised Article 9 in Illinois By Robert T. Bruegge & Stephen Olson Commercial Banking, Collections, and Bankruptcy, April 2000 The National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws ("NCCUSL") and the American Law Institute have been working for many years on a rewrite to Article 9 of the Uniform Commercial Code.
ADR happenings By Suzanne Schmitz Alternative Dispute Resolution, October 2000 A handbook for lawyers with practice checklists, published by the American Law Institute and the American Bar Association, has incorporated ADR into its materials.
ADR happenings Alternative Dispute Resolution, June 2000 Andrew Shepard, currently a law Professor at Hofstra Law School, and reporter for the revision of the Standards of Practice for Divorce and Family Mediation, sought assistance and input for the revision of the fourteen standards highlighted on the AFCC website in the January 2000 issue of Just Resolutions.
ADR happenings Alternative Dispute Resolution, March 2000 The 11th Judicial Circuit's Mandatory Arbitration program had its third anniversary on July 1st, 1999.
ADR happenings Alternative Dispute Resolution, February 2000 Following a move by the New York City Bar Association's ADR Committee, the American Bar Association has adopted a resolution supporting the use of mediators from all backgrounds, including non-legal backgrounds
ADR Internet resources Alternative Dispute Resolution, June 2000 This Website ( offers a list of topics in outline form, compiled by the Bar of the City of New York, intended as a guide for ADR system designers to use in the creation of standards of practice for their systems that are specific to the needs of those systems.
ADR Internet Resources Alternative Dispute Resolution, March 2000 ADRWorld Online
ADR Internet resources Alternative Dispute Resolution, February 2000 Includes information on mediation in general and specific mediation topics, as well as a conflict resolution resource center with material on facilitating non-violent resolution of conflicts and encouragement of communication
ADR issues before the Supreme Court during the 2000-2001 term By Jennifer Jones Alternative Dispute Resolution, December 2000 During the 1999-2000 term, the Supreme Court heard a case that questioned whether the Federal Arbitration Act (FAA) provisions require that a motion to confirm, vacate or modify an arbitration award be brought only in the district in which the award was made.
ADR print resources Alternative Dispute Resolution, June 2000 Dr. Laura F. Donnely and Ms. Rebecca G. Ebron have recently completed a study entitled The Child Custody and Visitation Mediation Program in North Carolina, An Evaluation of Its Implementation and Effects.
Aging delayed—aging denied? By Lee Beneze Elder Law, May 2000 This article is based on "Can Human Aging Be Postponed?," Scientific American, Vol. 281, No. 6 (December, 1999), pp. 106-111.
Agreement for shared ownership of farm equipment By Darrel F. Parish Agricultural Law, August 2000 Several years ago, a farm loan officer at a country bank told me that I would soon be busy preparing agreements between farmers relating to shared ownership of farm machinery, because the machinery was getting so expensive
Agriculture Law Section Council nominates Al Bock as Laureate By Paul A. Meints Agricultural Law, November 2000 The Agricultural Law Section Council unanimously recommends Professor C. Allen Bock for Laureate Designation status.