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Recent Articles by CDLB staff
For bar exam bumped to September, safety questions remain
Mollie McGuire, who graduated from law school in May, was figuring out how to study for the bar exam and find childcare for her 4-year-old son when the Illinois Supreme Court postponed its July exam to September.
7th Circuit: Two-year filing delay not ‘excusable neglect’
A federal appeals court Thursday revived a lawsuit filed by an inmate who alleges guards beat and choked him during a tactical shakedown at the Western Illinois Correctional Center.
In Brief: June 10
Cook County public defenders protest around jail // Former lawmaker Berman dies
Law Bulletin staff
Cozen’s subpoenas on opposing counsel quashed
A rabbi who alleges Cozen O’Connor helped his congregation of almost 40 years cheat him out of half his deferred compensation has successfully blocked the firm from obtaining privileged documents from his attorneys.
Youth hockey org skates through antitrust appeal
The owner of a suburban indoor ice rink failed to state an antitrust claim against the organization that governs amateur hockey in Illinois, a federal appeals court held.
Rogers steps into ITLA presidency
Larry R. Rogers Jr., who was sworn in as president of the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association Friday, is only the second black attorney to lead the plaintiff’s bar organization.
Serving country, constituents and clients
In the Illinois General Assembly, a 38-member class of state legislators also practice as attorneys. Sens. Paul M. Schimpf, Michael E. Hastings and Jason A. Barickman hold rank as the only lawmakers with both a J.D. and a military I.D.
Timothy Eggert and Sarah Mansur
Panel orders new sentence for defendant from landmark juvenile case
It’s been almost four years since the state’s top court ruled mandatory term-of-years sentences for juveniles could be deemed unconstitutionally long.