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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

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.

Illinois Appellate Court / Civil

Expert Witnesses  |  1st Dist.

Karn v. Aspen Commercial Painting, Inc., 2019 IL App (1st) 173194 (June 28, 2019) Cook Co., 1st Div, (GRIFFIN) Reversed and remanded.

Illinois Appellate Court / Civil

FOIA  |  1st Dist.

Kelly v. Village of Kenilworth, 2019 IL App (1st) 170780 (June 21, 2019) Cook Co., 5th Div, (LAMPKIN) Reversed and remanded.

Illinois Supreme Court / Civil

Sanctions  |  1st Dist.

McCarthy v. Taylor, 2019 IL 123622 (June 20, 2019) Cook Co. (KILBRIDE) Affirmed in part and reversed in part; remanded with directions.