Civil Practice and Procedure

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Section ProspectusThe mission of ISBA Civil Practice and Procedure Section

  • to enhance the knowledge and professional capabilities of lawyers who devote time to the practice of civil law in all its substantive branches;
  • to disseminate current information such as proposed legislation and case law and to explain ramifications of these changes on civil practice;
  • to promote improvement in the civil law system and to study other pertinent areas of reform.

Recent Related Cases

Illinois Appellate Court / Civil

Discovery  |  5th Dist.

Custer v. Cerro Flow Products, Inc., 2019 IL App (5th) 190285 (September 9, 2019) St. Clair Co. (CATES) Vacated and remanded with instructions.

Illinois Appellate Court / Civil

FOIA  |  1st Dist.

NBC Subsidiary (WMAQ-TV) LLC v. Chicago Police Department, 2019 IL App (1st) 181426 (September 5, 2019) Cook Co., 4th Div, (LAMPKIN) Affirmed.

Illinois Appellate Court / Civil

Settlements  |  1st Dist.

Tielke v. Auto Owners Insurance Co., 2019 IL App (1st) 181756 (August 16, 2019) Cook Co.,5th Div. (ROCHFORD) Affirmed.

Illinois Appellate Court / Civil

False Claims Act  |  5th Dist.

State ex rel. Phillip E. Edmondson v. Board of Trustees of Illinois Eastern Community Colleges, 2019 IL App (5th) 180333 (August 14, 2019) St. Clair Co. (CHAPMAN) Affirmed; certified question answered.