Articles From 2022

1400 Museum Park: Sienna Applied; No Implied Warranty of Habitability Against GCs Without Contractual Relationship By Jonathan S. Safron Construction Law, January 2022 A summary and analysis of Sienna Court Condominium Association v. Champion Aluminum Corp.
15 Illinois Sites Added to the National Register of Historic Places Last Year Real Estate Law, February 2022 The Illinois Department of Natural Resources has released a list of the 15 locations added to the National Register of Historic Places in Illinois in 2021
2022 ISBA High School Mock Trial Invitational By Sarah Taylor Law Related Education for the Public, April 2022 An overview of the 2022 ISBA High School Mock Trial Invitational, which was held virtually on March 11-13, 2022.
2022 Tax Legislation From the Spring Session By Keith Staats State and Local Taxation, May 2022 Summaries of tax legislation from the Illinois General Assembly's spring session.
3 Key Considerations Under GINA: The Federal Law You May Have Overlooked By Tracey I. Levy Labor and Employment Law, September 2022 The Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act may be the sleepiest of the federal equal employment opportunity laws, the one that many employers have never heard of or have entirely forgotten.
50th Anniversary of the Report of the National Commission on State Workmen’s Compensation Commemorated at ABA TIPS Mid-Winter Workers’ Compensation Conference By James M. Gallen Workers’ Compensation Law, August 2022 This year marks the 50th anniversary of the National Commission on State Workmen’s Compensation Laws.
90 Days Means 90 Days, Not 91 Days By Michael J. Maslanka Diversity Leadership Council, June 2022 The seventh circuit recently ruled that a former FEMA employee's time to sue for alleged disability discrimination started when he received an email regarding the agency's final decision on his claim, not the day after when he opened the attachment containing the decision.
90 Days Means 90 Days, Not 91 Days By Michael J. Maslanka Human and Civil Rights, February 2022 The seventh circuit recently ruled that a former FEMA employee's time to sue for alleged disability discrimination started when he received an email regarding the agency's final decision on his claim, not the day after when he opened the attachment containing the decision.
ABA House of Delegates: 2022 Annual Meeting Resolutions By Emily N. Masalski Civil Practice and Procedure, July 2022 On August 8 and 9, 2022, the ABA House of Delegates meeting will be held in Chicago.
ABLE Accounts: A Primer for Illinois Lawyers—Part 1 By Leonard F. Berg Trusts and Estates, June 2022 It is important for Illinois attorneys to know the basics of ABLE accounts and how their capability can be enhanced with special needs trusts.
ABLE Accounts: A Primer for Illinois Lawyers—Part 2 By Leonard F. Berg Trusts and Estates, July 2022 It is important for Illinois attorneys to know the basics of ABLE accounts and how their capability can be enhanced with special needs trusts.
ABLE Accounts: A Primer for Illinois Lawyers—Part 3 By Leonard F. Berg Trusts and Estates, August 2022 The third and final article in a series of articles about ABLE accounts.
Abruzzo’s Tweets Take Aim at Employer-Friendly Labor Law Precedent By Thomas Payne Labor and Employment Law, January 2022 National Labor Relations Board General Counsel Jennifer Abruzzo recently tweeted her intention to push for two fundamental pro-union changes to U.S. labor law. 
Actual Physical Control of the Motor Vehicle By J. Brick Van Der Snick Traffic Laws and Courts, September 2022 A summary analysis of People v. Farmer.
Adapt and Enhance Your Practice in 2022 By Jeffrey Schoenberger Law Office Management and Economics, Standing Committee on, March 2022 As law firms move toward the post-pandemic stage of COVID-19, here are a few guiding strategies to transition confidently into 2022.
Addressing Employee Speech in Times of Controversy By Douglas Anspach, Jr. & Shawna Sorrell Labor and Employment Law, September 2022 Employers must consider how to address employees’ engagement in conversations regarding the decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, both in the workplace and online.
All the Latest Developments in Health Care Law By W. Eugene Basanta, Sydney Ericson, Ruth Kvistad, & Elizabeth LaRocca Health Care Law, September 2022 Summaries of recent federal and Illinois health care cases.
All the Latest Developments in Health Care Law By W. Eugene Basanta, Ruth Kvistad, & Justine Newman Health Care Law, June 2022 Summaries of recent federal and Illinois health care cases.
All the Latest Developments in Health Care Law By W. Eugene Basanta & Justine Newman Health Care Law, March 2022 Summaries of recent federal and Illinois health care cases.
Allonge Enables Bank to Enforce Note By Michael Weissman Commercial Banking, Collections, and Bankruptcy, January 2022 When all or a portion of a bank’s loan portfolio is transferred, it is not uncommon to use allonges as instruments of transfer.
Alternative Careers in Law By Lindsay Hatzis Women and the Law, April 2022 Whether you're a recently law school graduate or have been practicing law for years, a non-traditional legal career is always an option.
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Amendment to the Illinois Freedom to Work Act Imposes Significant Restrictions on Non-Competition and Non-Solicitation Agreements By Sarah E. Finch & Nick Kahlon Bench and Bar, January 2022 On January 1, 2022, a new amendment to the Illinois Freedom to Work Act went into effect that significantly alters the restrictive covenant landscape in Illinois.
Amendments to 750 ILCS 5/607.6 By Erin Wilson & Paige Zilinskas Child Law, May 2022 On August 13, 2021, section 607.6 of the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act, which addresses court-ordered therapy,  was amended by House Bill 2741.
Annual Performance Reviews Are Dead: The New Age of Training and Mentorship By Jennifer L. Friedland Law Office Management and Economics, Standing Committee on, April 2022 A recent trend in human resources is the elimination of the annual review.
Appellate Court Clarifies Minor’s Right to Confidentiality By Joseph T. Monahan & Melissa Ludington Mental Health Law, May 2022 The appellate court answered a number of decades-long questions about mental health records concerning minors in In re Marriage of Wendy W. and James W.
Appellate Court Dodges an Interesting Question: Kallal v. Lyons By Robert Handley Civil Practice and Procedure, May 2022 A summary and analysis of Kallal v. Lyons.
Appellate Court Vacates Large Penalty By Raymond Reott Environmental Law, June 2022 An Illinois appellate court panel reversed the trial court judgment regarding civil enforcement of the environmental laws at a famous dump site in Ford Heights.
Appellate Update By Andreas Liewald Mental Health Law, April 2022 A summary and analysis of Gibbons v. OSF Healthcare System.
Appellate Update: Marcus Appeals Trigger Call to Action By Andreas Liewald Mental Health Law, May 2022 The opinions in In re Marcus highlight important issues involving respondent’s civil and procedural rights in mental health proceedings, which far too often have been neglected.
Assignments of Beneficial Interest in Illinois Land Trust Not Invalidated by Failure to Lodge with Land Trustee or to Obtain Approval of Mortgage Lender By Mary Anne Gerstner General Practice, Solo, and Small Firm, September 2022 Where there was a failure by beneficial owner during his lifetime to lodge assignments of beneficial interest in land trust with land trustee, contrary to trust agreement, the assignment was not invalid, and was effective as to defendants, including certain adult children of the decedent who claimed the beneficial interest under the survivorship provisions of the trust. Irrevocable right to approve trust document did not require approval of assignments by lender.