Articles From 2004

Editor’s comments By Lewis F. Matuszewich International and Immigration Law, May 2004 Are you looking for a source of potential business referrals? Investigate the Illinois State Bar Association's list serve.
Editor’s comments By Lewis F. Matuszewich International and Immigration Law, April 2004 This is the fifth issue of The Globe this year. Mark Wojcik and students at The John Marshall Law School deserve extra recognition for their many contributions to the publication throughout the year.
Editor’s comments By Lewis F. Matuszewich International and Immigration Law, March 2004 With each issue of The Globe, we demonstrate anew the wide range of interest among our contributors and the members of the International & Immigration Law Section.
Editor’s comments By Lewis F. Matuszewich International and Immigration Law, January 2004 This is our third issue of The Globe this year. We start the issue with the "Chair's Column" by Jessica DePinto, Chair of the International & Immigration Law Section Council.
Editors’ note Corporate Law Departments, December 2004 In an effort to provide timely updates to our Section Council members, we have reprinted hereafter two articles dealing with pension and deferred benefit planning following the American Jobs Creation Act signed into law October 22, 2004
Editor’s note By Gary R. Gehlbach Real Estate Law, December 2004 A frequent occurrence for real estate practitioners is that a survey is produced for a transaction, typically, for me at least, a farm transaction, and the fence lines are at odds with the boundaries determined by the surveyor.
Editor’s note By Thomas D. Cavenagh Alternative Dispute Resolution, December 2004 We welcome and are grateful for contributions to this newsletter from members of the section. In The Alternative serves as the communication vehicle for and between members of the Alternative Dispute Resolution Section, other practitioners and the legal profession at large.
Editor’s note By Gary R. Gehlbach Real Estate Law, November 2004 Your client, a local contractor, calls with an urgent problem. His subcontractor, a local excavator, just poured the basement for a new residence that your client is building.
Editor’s note By John L. Nisivaco Tort Law, November 2004 The first article in this edition is written by Marty Dolan and Myco Dang of Dolan & Shannon. The article discusses the proper procedure for naming respondents in discovery pursuant to Section 2-402 of the Illinois Code of Civil Procedure.
Editor’s note By Phil Milsk Education Law, October 2004 (Notice to librarians: The following issues were published in Volume 48 of this newsletter during the fiscal year ending June 30, 2004: July, No. 1; December, No. 2; April, No. 3; June, No. 4).
Editor’s note By Michelle A. Vescogni Criminal Justice, October 2004 (Notice to librarians: The following issues were published in Volume 47 of this newsletter during the fiscal year ending June 30, 2004: September, No. 1; December, No. 2; April, No. 3; June, No. 4).
Editor’s note By Gary R. Gehlbach Real Estate Law, September 2004 This issue contains some helpful reminders for real estate practitioners.
Editor’s note By Margaret M. Benson Employee Benefits, September 2004 Although Labor Day is not yet upon us as we go to press, several employee benefits attorneys have written articles that allow us to meet the deadlines for a September issue.
Editor’s note By John L. Nisivaco Tort Law, June 2004 The first article, written by James P. Ginzkey of Hayes, Hammer, Miles, Cox & Ginzkey, discusses the First District Appellate Court's original opinion in Ozik v. Gramins, as well as the subsequent withdrawal of that opinion and the issuance of another opinion.
Editor’s note By Phil Milsk Education Law, June 2004 This issue of our newsletter consists of the third and final part of our State legislative summary for 2003.
Editor’s note By John L. Nisivaco Tort Law, May 2004 The first article in this edition is written by Michael W. Clancy of Clancy Law Offices. Mr. Clancy provides some helpful tips for an attorney when evaluating whether or not to pursue a medical malpractice suit.
Editor’s note By Richard W. Kuhn Real Estate Law, May 2004 Real estate attorneys and title companies often talk about "dedicated" roads. But just what is a dedicated right-of-way?
Editor’s note By John L. Nisivaco Tort Law, April 2004 The first article is written by John Stalmack of Bollinger Rubery & Garvey.
Editor’s note By Gary R. Gehlbach Real Estate Law, March 2004 After a lengthy hiatus for which we apologize, the Real Property newsletter is back. We do need articles, however, as they are still the lifeblood of this publication.
Editor’s note By John L. Nisivaco Tort Law, March 2004 The first article in this edition is written by Christopher Norem of Parente & Norem. Mr. Norem explores Voykin v. Estate of DeBoer and its effect on the admissibility of evidence of prior injuries regarding the "same part of the body" rule.
Editor’s note By Jeffrey A. Mollet Agricultural Law, February 2004 This newsletter contains a proposed Mission Statement for our Section. As you will see therein, your Section Council is recommending that the newsletter be published six times per year.
Editor’s note and comments By Gary R. Gehlbach Real Estate Law, June 2004 With the frenetic pace of most of our lives, roughly balancing families, friends, civic and other commitments with law practices that seem to become more "virtual" every day, the notion of professionalism is often a distant concept.
Editor’s notes November 2004 This issue leads off with an analysis of the long-awaited joint FTC and DOJ report examining competition in the health care sector.
Editor’s notes By Richard D. Hannigan Workers' Compensation Law, September 2004 A message from Editor Rich Hannigan.
Editor’s notes By Jason Dubner June 2004 Our final issue of the 2003-2004 term begins with two pieces that focus on the interplay between antitrust and intellectual property law.
Editor’s notes March 2004 This issue kicks off with a reprint of a fascinating address by R. Hewitt Pate, Assistant Attorney General, Antitrust Division, U.S. Department of Justice, explaining how a common law approach to antitrust law in the U.S. has allowed courts and enforcers to incorporate sophisticated techniques into their analysis, as such concepts become available. Mr. Pate shows how the European Union is beginning to employ the same incremental approach to competition law.
Editor’s notes Business Advice and Financial Planning, February 2004 In our last newsletter, the Editor’s column spoke about the possibility of a “guest column” or “guest editorial” for insertion in the upcoming newsletter editions.
Editor’s notes Labor and Employment Law, February 2004 The next two issues will be long ones. Bill Borah and I recently spoke at an IICLE program.
Editor’s notes January 2004 Filled with practical advice and timely commentary, the December issue of the Antitrust & Unfair Competition Law newsletter is bound to make the perfect gift for that hard-to-shop-for antitrust lawyer on your holiday gift list!
Edward Don Co. v. Industrial Commission By Deborah A. Benzing Workers' Compensation Law, March 2004 In the recent decision of Edward Don Company v. The Industrial Commission, 344 Ill. App.3d 643, 801 N.E.2d 18 (2003), the appellate court held that the petitioner's overtime earnings were properly excluded from the average weekly wage calculation.

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