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Vol. 3 No. 2, Spring 2012; Illinois Supreme Court: Overturn Thompson v. Gordon and Protect Design Professionals from Unbargained-For, Extra-Contractual Obligations
This Note addresses how Illinois courts conduct contract interpretation and define the scope of contractual duties for design professionals. It discusses how the appellate court in Thompson v. Gordon improperly interpreted ...
Vol. 8 No. 2, Spring 2017; Injuries from Foul Balls, Broken Bats, and Railing Fall-Overs: Who is Liable?
Every Major League Baseball season ends with multiple injuries, if not casualties, resulting from flying baseball bats and baseballs entering the stands at unimaginable speeds, or eager spectators falling over the railings ...
Vol. 6 No. 2, Spring 2015; Homeless Bill of Rights: How Legislators Get to Feel Pro-Homeless Without Effort or Money
In 2013, Illinois became the second state in the nation to enact a homeless bill of rights to protect homeless persons from discrimination in the right to use and move freely in public spaces in the same manner as any other ...
Vol. 8 No. 1, Fall 2016; Respite for Tantalus: Illinois’s Sexually Violent Persons Commitment Act – Due Process in (In)Action
Under current Illinois law, criminals who have been adjudicated guilty of committing certain types of sex offenses can, at any point during their incarceration, be involuntarily committed indefinitely. They are sent to the ...
Vol. 2 No. 1, Spring 2011; The Times They Are a Changin’: Enactment of Historic Civil Union Act Is the Right Step for Illinois
This Comment analyzes the recent passage of Senate Bill 1716, the Illinois Religious Freedom Protection and Civil Union Act, which extends the “same [state] legal obligations, responsibilities, protections, and benefits” ...