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Vol. 3 No. 1, Fall 2011; “If You Could Say It In Words, There’d Be No Reason to Paint”: Recovering Beloved Works of Art Through Civil Forfeiture
This Comment analyzes the benefits of the use of civil forfeiture on pieces of art and cultural property looted by the Nazi party during World War II. This Comment begins by discussing the barriers to repossession that ...
Vol. 2 No. 1, Spring 2011; Nolan & Ready—“Settling” for Less than Perfect in Illinois when Determining the Role Defendants Play in the Litigation After They Settle
This Note examines the interplay of two decisions made by the Illinois Supreme Court during their 2008 – 2009 term—Ready v. United/Goedecke Services, Inc. and Nolan v. WEIL-McLain. Interpreting the statutory wording of 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” ...
Vol. 2 No. 2, Summer 2011; Misinterpreting the Child’s Best Interests Standard: A Closer Look at In re Marriage of Guthrie and Illinois Child Removal Law
In Illinois and throughout most of the United States, there are nearly half as many divorces in a given year as there are marriages. The divorce experience can become extremely complicated when children are involved. ...
Vol. 2 No. 2, Summer 2011; Particularly Serious Crimes and Withholding of Removal: An Aggravating Question
The highly controversial topic of the removal of non-citizens from the United States is even more complex than most people realize. Besides the widely-known issues of the stretch on our nation’s resources and immigrants’ ...
Vol. 3 No. 1, Fall 2011; The FCC’s Net Neutrality Rules and Mobile Networks: Who Really Rules the Air?
The Internet has become an essential part of almost every American’s life. The livelihood of many people and business are tied directly to the availability of the Internet. The Internet gives small businesses access to a ...