Articles From 2012

Case law under the amended Illinois Minor Guardianship Act By Mark Simons Child Law, September 2012 Expanding and clarifying who has standing to contest under the revised Minor Guardianship Act is an important step in this topic’s evolving case law.  
Case law update By Rita Elsner Local Government Law, June 2012 Recent cases of interest to local government law practitioners.
Case law update on issues of paternity By Joan Scott Family Law, January 2012 In the recent case of In re Paternity of an Unknown Minor, the First District Court of Appeals affirmed the lower court's decision and found a mother in contempt of court for refusing to comply with an order to submit herself and her one-year-old son to DNA testing on the grounds that a man other than the petitioner had previously signed a voluntary acknowledgment of paternity.
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Case law updates Local Government Law, December 2012 Recent cases of interest to local government law practitioners.
Case law updates By John Holmes Local Government Law, August 2012 Recent cases of interest to local government lawyers.
Case names and holdings Insurance Law, December 2012 A list of the cases in this issue, arranged alphabetically.
Case names and holdings Insurance Law, September 2012 A list of the cases in this issue, arranged alphabetically.
Case names and holdings Insurance Law, June 2012 A list of the cases in this issue, arranged alphabetically.
Case names and holdings Insurance Law, March 2012 A list of the cases in this issue, arranged alphabetically.
Case names and holdings Insurance Law, January 2012 A list of the cases in this issue, arranged alphabetically.
Case note By Geraldine D’Souza Criminal Justice, December 2012 A summary of The People of the State of Illinois v. Terrell D. Geiger.
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Case note By Mark Kevin Wykoff Criminal Justice, November 2012 In People v. McKinney, Defendant pled guilty to burglary based on the erroneous advice of counsel. The issue before the appellate court was whether Defendant was entitled to withdraw his plea and pursue his request for admission to the program.
Case note By Mark Kevin Wykoff, Sr. Criminal Justice, August 2012 A summary of The People ex rel. James W. Glasgow, Petitioner, v. Gerald R. Kinney, Judge, Respondent.
Case note: Clarcor, Inc. v. Hamer By Brian E. Fliflet State and Local Taxation, June 2012 A summary of the recent decision in Clarcor, Inc. v. Hamer.
Case note: Review of the 4TH District Appellate Court decision in Provena Covenant Medical Center, ET AL. v. The Department of Revenue By Donald T. Rubin State and Local Taxation, February 2012 It is clear that local boards of review, the DOR and the courts have significantly raised the bar for obtaining a charitable exemption from property taxes.
Case notes By Andrea Mesko, Mark Kevin Wykoff, Sr., Jesus Ricardo Rivera, David B. Franks, & James Stern Criminal Justice, March 2012 Recent cases of interest to criminal law practitioners.
Case study: Tips on closing a probate estate after 14 months By Richard P. Miller Trusts and Estates, December 2012 This article discusses the problems that can result from closing an estate beyond the 14-month period.
Case summaries Insurance Law, December 2012 Summaries of the cases in this issue.
Case summaries By Hon. Edward J. Schoenbaum, Jr. Administrative Law, December 2012 Recent cases of interest to administrative law practitioners.
Case summaries By Carolyn Sprinchorn State and Local Taxation, November 2012 Two recent tax decisions from the Circuit Court of Cook County.
Case summaries By Hon. Edward J. Schoenbaum, Jr. Administrative Law, October 2012 Recent cases of interest to administrative law practitioners.
Case summaries By Hon. Edward J. Schoenbaum Administrative Law, September 2012 Recent cases of interest to administrative law practitioners.
Case summaries Insurance Law, September 2012 Summaries of the cases in this issue.
Case summaries By Hon. Edward J. Schoenbaum Administrative Law, August 2012 Recent cases of interest to administrative law practitioners.
Case summaries By Hon. Edward J. Schoenbaum Administrative Law, July 2012 Recent cases of interest to administrative law practitioners.
Case summaries By Hon. Edward J. Schoenbaum Administrative Law, June 2012 Recent cases of interest to administrative law practitioners.
Case summaries By James T. Nyeste, Robert H. Hanaford, Michael Hartigan, Ryan Henderson, Laura D. Mruk, David Wilford, Patricia A. Zimmer, & Ellen Zabinski Insurance Law, June 2012 Summaries of the cases in this issue.
Case summaries By Hon. Edward J. Schoenbaum Administrative Law, May 2012 Recent cases of interest to administrative law practitioners.
Case summaries By Hon. Edward J. Schoenbaum Administrative Law, April 2012 Recent cases of interest to administrative law practitioners.
Case summaries Insurance Law, March 2012 Summaries of the cases in this issue.

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