Articles From 2002

Drafting ideas for pet care By Paul A. Meints Traffic Laws and Courts, September 2002 To many of your clients, pets are an important part of life.
Driving home security By Mark E. Wojcik International and Immigration Law, December 2002 You need a social security number to get a driver's license in Illinois. But what happens when you are a foreign citizen and suddenly find that you can no longer get a social security number, if the only reason you need one is to get that driver's license?
“Economic development” takings restricted By Michael F. O’Brien Human and Civil Rights, June 2002 Perhaps signaling a trend toward greater protection of private property rights, the Illinois Supreme Court, in a highly unusual rehearing and reversal of its earlier ruling in the same case, held in Southwestern Illinois Development Authority v. National City Environmental, L.L.C., 199 Ill.2d 225, 768 N.E.2d 1, 263 Ill.Dec. 241 (2002) (SWIDA), that eminent domain cannot be used to take property for what it characterized as "purely private purposes," (768 N.E.2d at 11) even where that may stimulate "economic development." 768 N.E.2d at 9.
The Economic Growth and Tax Relief Reconciliation Act Of 2001 provides for a tax-free method of funding college education By Edward J. Hannon, Jonathan M. Cesaretti, & Raquel Villanueva Federal Taxation, January 2002 The unique combination of tax and non-tax benefits of Qualified Tuition Plans, also known as Section 529 College Savings Plans ("Section 529 Plans"), make them one of the most important means for saving for higher education today.
Editor’s column By John T. Phipps General Practice, Solo, and Small Firm, December 2002 Who says you can't teach old dogs new tricks? Ever since I bought the first computer for my desk 20 years ago, I have followed the recommended pattern of buying myself an updated, faster computer about every 18 months to two years, depending on the costs and the nature of the computer advancements.
Editor’s column By Ross Levey Family Law, December 2002 With the holidays approaching, the family law practitioner is routinely bombarded with last minute complaints about visitation.
Editor’s column By William T. Kaplan Business Advice and Financial Planning, November 2002 While we are always seeking articles from you, the reader, we realize that the likelihood of receiving such an article is slim.
Editor’s column General Practice, Solo, and Small Firm, November 2002 The Solo Practice Transfer Committee has developed and submitted a draft rule for comments from the ISBA Members.
Editor’s column Criminal Justice, October 2002 As the newly-appointed editor of the Criminal Justice Section Council newsletter, I want to take this opportunity to ask for your help in making this year's newsletters complete. 
Editor’s column By Ross Levey Family Law, August 2002 As the newly re-appointed newsletter editor for the Family Law Section Council newsletter, I would like to take this opportunity to ask for your help in making the upcoming year a successful one.
Editor’s column Family Law, June 2002 Our fifth issue includes articles on using exhibits for maximum impact, the art of forum protection, pet custody and a summary of the latest case requiring consideration of a new payee's spouse's income and assets under Sections 504, 505 and 513 of the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act.
Editor’s column Business Advice and Financial Planning, June 2002 A "Word of Tribute" is misleading, for words of praise should be showered on the former editor of this newsletter, Professor Malcom L. Morris.
Editor’s column Family Law, April 2002 We hope you enjoy this issue which includes articles on the latest parentage cases, recovering fees for fee litigation and in camera interviews of children.
Editor’s column Family Law, February 2002 This issue contains a column from our chairman, reminding us of the importance of out of state case law.
Editor’s column Family Law, January 2002 We hope you enjoyed the first issue of the Family Law newsletter. This issue contains articles concerning the importance of site visits in business valuations and conflicts of interest.
Editor’s comments By Lewis F. Matuszewich International and Immigration Law, December 2002 This issue of The Globe contains a wide range of material that demonstrates the variety of authors that contribute to its publication.
Editor’s comments By Lewis F. Matuszewich International and Immigration Law, October 2002 This is the second issue of The Globe for the 2002-2003 year. It includes an announcement that on Friday, November 8th the International and Immigration Law Section Council will host Mr. Franciszek Adamczyk, Consul General of the Republic of Poland in Chicago.
Editor’s comments By Lewis F. Matuszewich International and Immigration Law, September 2002 This is the first issue for the 2002-2003 year. This issue includes the last "Chair Column" by Angela Peters, who had served as Chair of the Section Council until this past June's ISBA Annual Meeting.
Editor’s note Administrative Law, December 2002 There was a large turnout for the November 20 joint CBA/ISBA program on the DOJ/FTC's extensive hearings and study of the interface between antitrust law and intellectual property rights.
Editor’s note By Margaret M. Benson Employee Benefits, December 2002 In this issue, we welcome back Teresa Faherty Blomquist, who expands on the media reporting that has been given to underfunded defined benefit plans.
Editor’s note Tort Law, December 2002 The first article in this edition is written by Albert E. Durkin, Jr., of the Nolan Law Group in Chicago.
Editors’ note By Phil Milsk & Lawrence Weiner Education Law, November 2002 This issue of the Education Law Section newsletter features a timely and informative article on the No Child Left Behind Act, a complex and often confusing new federal law that school districts, teachers, parents and education policymakers will be trying to figure out for the foreseeable future
Editor’s note Mineral Law, November 2002 Submission of articles to this newsletter is welcomed and encouraged.
Editor’s note By Margaret C. Benson Employee Benefits, November 2002 For nearly 25 years the commonweal required great emphasis on getting Americans to save for retirement in qualified plans and IRAs.
Editor’s note By John L. Nisivaco Tort Law, October 2002 The first article in this edition is written by Michael Perona of Perona Law Offices in Peru, Illinois. Mr. Perona provides a thorough analysis of whether a one-year or two-year statute of limitations applies when minors have a tort claim against a local governmental entity or employee, specifically a school district.
Editor’s note October 2002 There are two very interesting programs, for which there is no charge, that are going to be presented jointly by this Section in conjunction with the Chicago Bar Association's Antitrust Law Committee.
Editor’s note Real Estate Law, July 2002 We've determined that this publication has at least one reader, and he's John O'Rourke, an attorney in Chicago. Mr. O'Rourke has responded to a couple of articles that appeared in our March issue on the AMCORE Bank v. Hahnaman-Albrecht, Inc., case.
Editor’s note Education Law, July 2002 This issue of our newsletter is a comprehensive summary of legislation that passed both houses of the Illinois General Assembly in the Spring 2002 session that concluded just a few weeks ago.
Editor’s note By Christopher L. Weber Mineral Law, June 2002 Submission of articles to this newsletter is welcomed and encouraged.
Editor’s note By John L. Conlon Administrative Law, May 2002 A corporation may be genuinely shocked to discover that some of its employees responsible for a division or a product line have been engaged in bid rigging or some other criminal antitrust conduct.