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Illinois courts plan a flexible future

Illinois courts plan a flexible future

The COVID-19 pandemic arrived as a cataclysmic shock to the court system, demanding quick decisions to adapt to fast-changing circumstances. What came as a surprise was how positive and potentially lasting some of those changes could become.
Kent professor examines the Constitution’s evolving role

Kent professor examines the Constitution’s evolving role

Carolyn Shapiro knows the Constitution. As co-director of Chicago-Kent College of Law’s Institute on the Supreme Court of the United States, her areas of academic study include the high court and its role in a society governed by this founding document.
Podcasts delve into Supreme Court and its decisions

Podcasts delve into Supreme Court and its decisions

The Supreme Court of the United States has long been a mysterious operation. Despite being the top and final court in the third branch of our government, the Court has operated in relative obscurity for most of its existence. But a number of podcasts focused on the U.S. Constitution and the Court provide a new avenue for analysis and conversation about its doings.

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Collaborating toward greater diversity

Over the past year, the Arab American Bar Association of Illinois has not shied away from advancing leadership to address challenging topics in our community.

Committed to keeping appeals on track

As we observe Law Day 2022, the 1st District Appellate Court can look back and be justifiably proud of our commitment to keep cases moving even during a pandemic, while at the same time looking forward to coming out of the COVID cocoon to serve the people of Cook County.

Integrity leads way in difficult times

The Lawyers’ Assistance Program is grateful to commemorate Law Day, which recognizes the importance of the Rule of Law in our country and the legal underpinnings that make this country unique. After two years of grief, loss, changes and uncertainty, addressing the topic of leadership in changing times is more important than ever.
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