The newsletter of the ISBA’s Standing Committee on Racial and Ethnic Minorities and the Law
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Newsletter articles from 2004
Betty Jang named YLD Attorney of the Year - Downstate
The year 2004 rings loud with congratulations for this Committee's second award recipient, Betty Jang, since the inception of the Young Lawyers Division Attorney of the Year Recognition four years ago.
From the Editor
(Notice to librarians: The following issues were published in Volume 14 of this newsletter during the fiscal year ending June 30, 2004: September, No. 1; December, No. 2; March, No. 3; May, No. 4.)
From the editors
Vickie A. Gillio and I are pleased to serve as co-Editors for this year's newsletter of the ISBA Standing Committee on Minority and Women Participation.
The history of women in the Justinian Society
When you first think of women in the Justinian Society of Lawyers, the first person that comes to mind is Judge Gloria Coco. Of course, Judge Coco was our first and, to date, only woman president of the Justinians.
Illinois law school deans are a model of diversity
Illinois reached a significant milestone during the past year when Patricia Mell and Peter Alexander became the first black deans—and Mell the first female dean—at their respective law schools
Profile of Jorge Montes
This story is about building the future. Since law school, Jorge Montes has been attracted to the ISBA.
Scenes from a middle-class vacation
The monthly magazine of the Winnebago County Bar Association, "The Lawyer," has recently run some fascinating travel articles describing the vacation trips of some of our Association's members.
Voice of the co-editor
On April 3, 2004, our standing committee members met in St. Louis for our quarterly meeting in order to bring members together from throughout the state.
Why do we need to revamp custody?
In the 25 years since the custody act has been written, there has been much discussion among family lawyers about why the custody act is in need of overhaul.