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Law professor Richard L. Kaplan says older workers delaying retirement or putting it off entirely should carefully consider the financial-planning options available in Social Security, Medicare and employment-based retirement plans.

Retirement expert: Financial planning important for non-retirees, too

Author: Phil Ciciora, Business & Law Editor

Published Date:October 21, 2013

Law professor Richard L. Kaplan says older workers delaying retirement or putting it off entirely should carefully consider the financial-planning options available in Social Security, Medicare and employment-based retirement plans.

Published Date: October 21, 2013


In a new study, University of Illinois law professor Jay P. Kesan (right) and Timothy A. Slating, a regulatory associate with the Energy Biosciences Institute, say that the Renewable Fuel Standard should be slightly modified, not repealed.

Study: Renewable fuel standard needs to be modified, not repealed

Author: Phil Ciciora, Business & Law Editor

Published Date:October 14, 2013

In a new study, University of Illinois law professor Jay P. Kesan (right) and Timothy A. Slating, a regulatory associate with the Energy Biosciences Institute, say that the Renewable Fuel Standard should be slightly modified, not repealed.

Published Date: October 14, 2013


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Long-term disability claims dominate benefits litigation, study says

Author: Phil Ciciora, Business & Law Editor

Published Date:September 16, 2013

An empirical study of employee benefits litigation from 2006 to 2010 reveals that cases involving long-term disability claims accounted for over 60 percent of all federal cases, according to research from Sean M. Anderson, a University of Illinois expert in employee benefit plan policy and regulation.

Published Date: September 16, 2013


A disagreement among state courts on drunk-driving homicide cases can be resolved by requiring the prosecution to prove that the driver's intoxication contributed to the causal mechanism behind the accident, says a forthcoming paper from Eric A. Johnson, a professor of law at Illinois.

'Causal overdetermination' provides middle ground for courts

Author: Phil Ciciora, Business & Law Editor

Published Date:August 21, 2013

A disagreement among state courts on drunk-driving homicide cases can be resolved by requiring the prosecution to prove that the driver's intoxication contributed to the causal mechanism behind the accident, says a forthcoming paper from Eric A. Johnson, a professor of law at Illinois.

Published Date: August 21, 2013


Scant attention has been paid to the tax consequences of retirement income, says University of Illinois law professor Richard L. Kaplan.

Expert: Taxation of retirement income in need of reform

Author: Phil Ciciora, Business & Law Editor

Published Date:August 12, 2013

Scant attention has been paid to the tax consequences of retirement income, says University of Illinois law professor Richard L. Kaplan.

Published Date: August 12, 2013