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Keith H. Beyler's Publications


Illinois Judicial Benchbook on Civil Law and Procedure. 2d ed. Chicago: Administrative Office of the Illinois Courts, 2012. (lead author)

Illinois Judicial Benchbook on Civil Law and Procedure. 1st ed. Chicago: Administrative Office of the Illinois Courts, 2007. 277 p. (lead author) (with 2009 Supplement)


"The American Civil Jury," in M. Frankowska and A. Melone, eds., The Legal System and American Constitutional Democracy 39-54 (Sofia, Bulgaria: St. Kliment Ohridski University Press, 1993).


"Illinois Venue Reform: Not Tort Reform Rants." 43 Loyola University Chicago Law Journal 757-831 (2012).

"Expert Testimony Disclosure Under Federal Rule 26: A Proposed Amendment." 41 John Marshall Law Review 117-159 (2007).

"Witness Disclosure in Illinois." 28 Southern Illinois University Law Journal 225-271 (2004).

"The Death of Special Appearances." 88 Illinois Bar Journal30-35 (2000).

"Personal Jurisdiction Based on Advertising: The First Amendment and Federal Liberty Issues." 61 Missouri Law Review 61-133 (1996). [reprinted in 46 Defense Law Journal107-185 (1997)]

"The 1992 Allerton House Conference On Access to Civil Justice." 80 Illinois Bar Journal 618-622 (1992).

"Jurisdiction and Immunity in Suits Against State Employees After Healy v. Vaupel." 79 Illinois Bar Journal 612-622 (1991) (with P. Kelley).

"The 1990 Allerton House Conference on the Illinois Appellate Courts." 78 Illinois Bar Journal 586-591 (1990).

"Illinois Appellate Courts: Meeting the Challenge of Heavier Caseloads." 78 Illinois Bar Journal 440-447 (1990).

"Selective Publication Rules: An Empirical Study." 21 Loyola University of Chicago Law Journal 1-43 (1989).

"Introduction: 1988 Allerton House Conference on Trial Lawyers of the Future." 77 Illinois Bar Journal 190-191, 195 (1988).

"Illinois Long Arm Statute: Background, Meaning, and Needed Repair." 12 Southern Illinois University Law Journal 293-436 (1988).

"Supreme Court Rule 23: An Empirical Study." 76 Illinois Bar Journal 324-332 (1988).

"1986 Allerton House Conference Proceedings." 75 Illinois Bar Journal 160-162, 170-171, 176-178 (1986) (editor).

"Large Damage Awards and the Insurance Crisis: Causes, Effects and Cures." 75 Illinois Bar Journal 140-160 (1986).

"Introduction to the 1986 Allerton House Conference Proceedings on Tort Damages." 75 Illinois Bar Journal 130-131 (1986).

"Reporter's Final Observations." 73 Illinois Bar Journal 184-185 (1984).

"Improving the Jury Selection Process." 73 Illinois Bar Journal 150-157 (1984).

"Introduction to the 1984 Allerton House Conference Proceedings on Civil Jury Trial in Illinois." 73 Illinois Bar Journal 138 (1984).

"An Appraisal of Supreme Court Rule 23." 72 Illinois Bar Journal 80-90 (1983).