Vol. 98 Nbr. 12, December 2010
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- Foreclosure and divorce: errors and omissions.
- In re marriage of Zells and not-yet-paid contingency fees: errors and omissions.
- Juvenile justice: the power of prevention: Illinois spends much more on jailing juvenile offenders than it does on prevention and intervention. The investment in the two approaches should be reversed.
- Realigning Illinois fiscal priorities in juvenile justice.
- Proposed Medicaid transfer limits unfair to elderly, council says: proposed restrictions on asset transfers, designed to make Medicaid eligibility harder to get for nursing home residents, are unduly harsh, some ISBA lawyers say.
- Unhappy SLAPPers: more muscle for the Citizen Participation Act: the Illinois Supreme Court held that the act immunized a defamation defendant's statements to a reporter about a developer.
- ISBA ethics opinions: updated and easier to research. A new searchable online index of ethics opinions, freshly updated in light of the new rules, makes them a better resource than ever for ISBA members.
- Putting the 'hearing' in public hearings: a lawyer's testimony in the Supreme Court committee hearing on the new evidence rules produces results.
- The preclusive effect of summary suspension hearings in subsequent adjudication.
- Agency rules must include analysis of effect on small businesses. PA 096-1448.
- Penalty and sale delays for mobile homes in disaster areas. PA 096-1211.
- State may recover payments for state workers injured by third party. PA 096-1430.
- Illinois implements changes to Nurse Practice Act.
- Penalties for unreasonable obstruction of parking place for disabled. PA 096-1125.
- Retail theft penalties adjusted. PA 096-1301.
- Schools no longer obligated to comply with unfunded mandates, PA 096-1441.
- Updated Illinois professional teaching standards adopted.
- All hail the Illinois Rules of Evidence.
- Judicial selection in Illinois: a third way.
- Introducing the new and improved minor guardianship statute.
- Appeal of pretrial discovery orders in Illinois.
- Employer v. employee: when is it forbidden retaliation under Title VII?
- Non-identical twins: the Illinois and Federal Rules of evidence: though the Illinois Rules of Evidence are modeled on the Federal Rules of Evidence, important differences between the two limit the persuasive power of federal precedents in Illinois.
- (Asset) buyer beware; warning to buyers of going businesses: you may be buying some of your sellers' liabilities.
- 'It's toasted': lawyer websites and the rules of ethics.: so what can you say and do on your website? A new ABA ethics opinion provides some long-sought guidance.