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How to Find an Attorney
A. Bryan Endres, Stephanie B. Johnson & Donald L. Uchtmann
ALTB_08-02, June 2008; Revised July 2008
 

Abstract

This article discusses how to find an attorney in Illinois and a new project, the “Illinois Family Farm Law Project”, which provides free legal assistance to qualified low-income family farmers. The article also describes how to verify that an Illinois attorney is in good standing.
 
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Accessing Federal Statutes and Regulations from the GPO Website
D. L. Uchtmann and Brian Garwood
ALTB_06-02, July 2006
 

Abstract

This article describes how to access federal statutes published in the United States Code (U.S.C.) and federal regulations published in the Code of Federal Regulations (C.F.R.) using the Government Printing Office Access website.
 
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Illinois Laws Create New Threats to Farm Tresspassers
D. L. Uchtmann
ALTB_05-04, December 2005
 

Abstract

This article summarizes the impacts of 2005 Illinois legislation on trespassers who enter agricultural lands. By making parents and vehicle owners civilly liable for damage caused by farm trespassers under 16 who use a motor vehicle (e.g., an ATV) and by stiffening criminal penalties for criminal trespass and criminal damage to property, the Illinois legislature has created three expanded threats to would-be trespassers on certain agricultural property.
 
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Survey of Illinois Law: The Latest Twist on the Illinois Recreational Use of Land and Water Areas Act: Clamping Down on Landowner Immunities
Bryan Endres and D. L. Uchtmann
Summer 2005
 

Abstract

Republished article for reference in ALTB 05-02.
 
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A Farmdoc Users’ Guide for Accesssing Legislative Information from the Illinois General Assembly Website
D. L. Uchtmann and Brian Garwood
ALTB_05-03, November 2005
 

Abstract

This article provides detailed guidance for accessing the Illinois Compiled Statutes, Public Acts, and House/ Senate Bills available from the website of the Illinois General Assembly.
 
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