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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

Eminent Domain  |  1st Dist.

The Forest Preserve District of Cook County v. Continental Community Bank and Trust Company, 2017 IL App (1st) 170680 (December 22, 2017) Cook Co.,5th Div. (ROCHFORD) Affirmed in part and vacated in part; remanded with directions.

Illinois Appellate Court / Civil

Mental Health Confidentiality Act  |  2d Dist.

Doe v. Williams McCarthy, LLP, 2017 IL App (2d) 160860 (December 8, 2017) Lee Co. (HUDSON) Affirmed in part and reversed in part; remanded.

Illinois Appellate Court / Civil

Breach of Contract  |  1st Dist.

Insurance Benefit Group, Inc. v. Guarantee Trust Life Insurance Company, 2017 IL App (1st) 162808 (December 7, 2017) Cook Co.,4th Div. (GORDON) Affirmed.

Illinois Appellate Court / Civil

Attorney-Client Privilege  |  1st Dist.

Selby v. O'Dea, 2017 IL App (1st) 151572 (December 7, 2017) Cook Co.,4th Div. (ELLIS) Affirmed in part and vacated in part; remanded with instructions.

Illinois Appellate Court / Civil

Venue  |  5th Dist.

Gleeson Asphalt, Inc. v. City of Collinsville, Illinois, 2017 IL App (5th) 170059 (December 5, 2017) St. Clair Co. (GOLDENHERSH) Affirmed.