Drafting ideas for pet careBy Paul A. MeintsTraffic Laws and Courts, September 2002To many of your clients, pets are an important part of life.
Driving home securityBy Mark E. WojcikInternational and Immigration Law, December 2002You 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 restrictedBy Michael F. O’BrienHuman Rights, June 2002Perhaps 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.
Editor’s columnBy John T. PhippsGeneral Practice, Solo, and Small Firm, December 2002Who 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 columnBy Ross LeveyFamily Law, December 2002With the holidays approaching, the family law practitioner is routinely bombarded with last minute complaints about visitation.
Editor’s columnBy William T. KaplanBusiness Advice and Financial Planning, November 2002While we are always seeking articles from you, the reader, we realize that the likelihood of receiving such an article is slim.
Editor’s columnGeneral Practice, Solo, and Small Firm, November 2002The Solo Practice Transfer Committee has developed and submitted a draft rule for comments from the ISBA Members.
Editor’s columnCriminal Justice, October 2002As 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 columnBy Ross LeveyFamily Law, August 2002As 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 columnFamily Law, June 2002Our 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 columnBusiness Advice and Financial Planning, June 2002A "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 columnFamily Law, April 2002We 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 columnFamily Law, February 2002This issue contains a column from our chairman, reminding us of the importance of out of state case law.
Editor’s columnFamily Law, January 2002We 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 commentsBy Lewis F. MatuszewichInternational and Immigration Law, December 2002This issue of The Globe contains a wide range of material that demonstrates the variety of authors that contribute to its publication.
Editor’s commentsBy Lewis F. MatuszewichInternational and Immigration Law, October 2002This 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 commentsBy Lewis F. MatuszewichInternational and Immigration Law, September 2002This 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 noteAdministrative Law, December 2002There 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 noteBy Margaret M. BensonEmployee Benefits, December 2002In 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 noteTort Law, December 2002The first article in this edition is written by Albert E. Durkin, Jr., of the Nolan Law Group in Chicago.
Editors’ noteBy Phil Milsk & Lawrence WeinerEducation Law, November 2002This 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 noteMineral Law, November 2002Submission of articles to this newsletter is welcomed and encouraged.
Editor’s noteBy Margaret C. BensonEmployee Benefits, November 2002For nearly 25 years the commonweal required great emphasis on getting Americans to save for retirement in qualified plans and IRAs.
Editor’s noteBy John L. NisivacoTort Law, October 2002The 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 noteOctober 2002There 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 noteReal Estate Law, July 2002We'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 noteEducation Law, July 2002This 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 noteBy Christopher L. WeberMineral Law, June 2002Submission of articles to this newsletter is welcomed and encouraged.
Editor’s noteBy John L. ConlonAdministrative Law, May 2002A 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.