Articles From 2009

Case names and holdings Insurance Law, June 2009 A list of the cases in this issue, arranged alphabetically.
Case names and holdings Insurance Law, April 2009 A list of cases in this issue.
Case names and holdings Insurance Law, March 2009 A list of cases in this issue.
Case note: Federal court upholds municipal housing code enforcement procedures By Paul N. Keller Local Government Law, December 2009 Most municipalities are concerned about building and zoning code violations in existing buildings, and take steps to prevent and eliminate illegal and unsafe conditions. Mandatory inspection programs are becoming increasingly common, but their legality has been open to question.
Case Note: Forsythe, et al. v. Clark USA, Inc. By Kevin T. Veugeler Tort Law, September 2009 In a case of first impression, the Illinois Supreme Court has recognized a cause of action against a parent company for the actions of its subsidiary that results in a workplace injury.
Case note: Mickman v. American International Processing, L.L.C. and LFF, L.L.C.Court of Chancery, Delaware Civil Action Case No.: 3869-VCP (April 1, 2009) By David F. Rolewick Business and Securities Law, December 2009 The Operating Agreement of a Delaware L.L.C. is not the conclusive evidence of Membership.
Case note: Williams v. Estate of Cole, 393 Ill.App.3d 771 (1st Dist. 2009): Regarding the Substitution of a Judge By John W. Foltz Elder Law, December 2009 The Williams case concerned a petition seeking to have a guardianship appointed for Shirley Cole. 
Case Notes By John J. Rekowski, Debra A. Seaton, & Jameika Mangum Criminal Justice, December 2009 Recent criminal law cases.
Case notes By David J. Braun & Rachel E. Clark Education Law, January 2009 A look at the cases of Hansen v. Board of Trustees of Hamilton Southeastern School Corp. and Bremen High School Dist. No. 228 v. Mitchell.
Case study: An example in combining VA, Medicaid, and Community Care benefits to avoid long-term care placement By Steven C. Perlis Elder Law, April 2009 An example of a situation where several public benefits might be simultaneously available and enable an eligible client to remain at home rather than being forced into an institutional living situation.
Case summaries Insurance Law, December 2009 Summaries of recent Insurance Law cases.
Case summaries By Robert B. Anderson, Steve Baker, Kevin P. Nolan, Marc D. Wolfe, & Jacqueline M. Aldrich Criminal Justice, October 2009 Recent cases of interest to criminal law attorneys.
Case summaries Insurance Law, October 2009 Recent cases of interest to insurance law practitioners.
Case summaries Insurance Law, June 2009 Summaries of the cases in this issue.
Case summaries By Lori G. Levin, Steve Baker, David B. Franks, Hon. Michael P. McCuskey, Sandra Blake, George G. Leynaud, & Judith Lozier Criminal Justice, May 2009 Recent cases of interest to criminal law attorneys.
Case summaries By George D. Lenard, Hon. Daniel M. Locallo, John J. O’Gara, Jr., & Ron Lewis Criminal Justice, April 2009 Recent cases of interest to criminal law attorneys.
Case summaries Insurance Law, April 2009 Summaries of the cases in this issue.
Case summaries Insurance Law, March 2009 Summaries of the cases in this issue.
Case summaries By Julia Kucan, Jillian Ruggiero, & Alyssa Vincent Alternative Dispute Resolution, March 2009 Recent cases of interest to ADR practitioners.
Case summaries By Frank M. Grenard Corporate Law Departments, February 2009 Recent cases of interest to corporate lawyers.
Case summaries By Hon. Richard D. Russo, Hon. Daniel B. Shanes, Steve Baker, & Richard S. Gutoff Criminal Justice, January 2009 Recent cases of interest to criminal law attorneys.
Case update: Forest Grove School District v. T.A. By Mary Kay Klimesh Education Law, September 2009 The United States Supreme Court recently interpreted the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) Amendments of 1997 and whether its provisions required a public school district to reimburse parents for the costs of their unilateral placement of their child in a private school, even when the school district had determined the child to be ineligible for special education services.
Case update: Safford Unified School District v. Redding By Phil Milsk Education Law, September 2009 Thirteen year-old Savana Redding, an 8th grade student in Safford, Arizona, with no previous disciplinary history at the school, was subjected to a strip search by school employees at the direction of a school administrator after another student told the administrator that Savana had given her a prescription-strength ibuprofen pill.
Cases By Jillian Ruggiero, Julia Kucan, & Alyssa Vincent Alternative Dispute Resolution, June 2009 Recent cases of interest to ADR practitioners.
Caution for copyright owners before filing suit for infringement By Jeremy M. Roe Intellectual Property, September 2009 Generally, the owner of a U.S. copyright registration may enforce its rights by bringing an infringement action against an infringer. However, one court’s recent ruling may caution copyright owners from moving forward.  
Caution for copyright owners before filing suit for infringement By Jeremy M. Roe Federal Civil Practice, June 2009 Generally, the owner of a U.S. copyright registration may enforce its rights by bringing an infringement action against a would-be infringer. However, one court’s recent ruling may send caution to copyright owners moving forward.
Celebrating a century at the Kankakee County courthouse By Hon. Adrienne W. Albrecht Bench and Bar, October 2009 The weekend of October 3, 2009 saw the official celebration of the Kankakee County Courthouse marking a century of service.
Celebrity’s 15-month litigation cruise sinks arbitration By Rachel C. Loftspring Alternative Dispute Resolution, May 2009 The recent case of Skordilis v. Celebrity Cruise serves as a reminder that parties risk forfeiting their rights to arbitrate if they proceed too far down the path of litigation.
Certain federal contractors and subcontractors required to begin using E-Verify system by January 15, 2009 By Robert S. White Administrative Law, January 2009 The E-Verify system is administered by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services in partnership with the Social Security Administration and is a Web-based program that allows employers to verify that their employees are authorized to legally work in the United States.
Certification of medical records—What are the safeguards to completeness and accuracy? By Timothy S. McNally Workers’ Compensation Law, December 2009 In reviewing an opponent’s certified medical exhibits prior to trial, how can a practitioner be assured that he or she received complete records?

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