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Women and the Law NewsletterThe newsletter of the ISBA’s Standing Committee on Women and the Law

May 2005, vol. 10, no. 3

In This Issue…

  • The Putative Father Registry in Illinois
    Father may have known best in the 1950s, but in the seemingly more complicated new millennium, many fathers don't even know that they've become parents.
  • The Legal Aid Safety Net
    Low-income Illinoisans are only able to get legal help for one out of every six legal problems they face, according to a major new study of the legal aid system released in February.
  • Legislative update
    Annually the ISBA, on behalf of its membership, monitors and formally comments through its Director of Legislative Affairs, James Covington, on hundreds of pending Illinois State Senate and House Bills.
  • Women’s History Month 2005
    March 2005 marked the 18th year celebrating Women's History Month. This special celebration has its origins in the "Women's History Week" organized in 1978 by the Education Task Force of the Sonoma County Commission on the Status of Women in California.
  • The National Women’s Health Information Center
    The National Women's Health Information Center offers women's health resources and materials for consumers and medical professionals.

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