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Vol. 4 No. 1, Fall 2012; Illinois’s Drug-Induced Homicide Statute: Injecting Some Sense Into a Misinterpreted Law
In 1988, Illinois went on the offensive in the War on Drugs by creating the Drug-Induced Homicide Statute. In essence, this statute creates increased punishment beyond normal drug trafficking penalties when a person delivers ...
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. 3 No. 2, Spring 2012; Grounding the Preemptive Effect of the Federal Aviation Act: A Look at the Third Circuit’s Recently Modified Field Preemption Ruling in Elassaad v. Independence Air, Inc. and the Effect of Wyeth v. Levine
Whether claims of negligence or product liability are preempted by the Federal Aviation Act currently splits the federal circuits. Despite over sixty years of federal control and significant changes to the statutory scheme, ...
Vol. 4 No. 1, Fall 2012; Beyond the Womb: An Argument for Fundamental Rights in Vaccination Exemption Law
This Comment analyzes jurisprudence from the areas of abortion law and family autonomy rights, blending principles from both to suggest that a parent's right to decline vaccinations for his/her child should be deemed ...