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

September 2005, vol. 11, no. 1

In This Issue…

  • Voice of a Co-Editor
    (Notice to librarians: The following issues were published in Volume 15 of this newsletter during the fiscal year ending June 30, 2005: November, No. 1; February, No. 2; May, No. 3; June, No. 4).
  • Letter from the chair
    In the wake of Hurricane Katrina, I think we have all realized how important our volunteer efforts are-and the potential we possess to aid those in need.
  • Gala 2005 to honor Quinlan
    The Illinois Bar Foundation will celebrate its 7th Annual Gala on Friday, October 14 at the Four Seasons Hotel in Chicago.
  • Superwoman Syndrome
    I think you can learn a lot in this profession from observing other attorneys.
  • Reflections on Women Lawyers: Personal experiences and history
    Editors Note: On July 27, 2005, retired Jenner & Block Partner Joan M. Hall addressed the Firm's Women's Forum including women summer associates.
  • The case for expanded stem cell research: An update
    Since last fall, when Illinois Comptroller Dan Hynes announced his effort to fund all forms of stem cell research in Illinois through a bill that would have taxed voluntary cosmetic procedures and created the Illinois Regenerative Medicine Institute, the move to expand stem cell research here in Illinois has taken a positive turn.
  • Desperate Housewives Chicago style
    Now that Annie has convinced Roy to move in with her, what will happen with her plan to get guardianship of her orphaned niece?
  • Franchising opportunities for women
    With the complexities of juggling a family, career, and community service, franchising opportunities are especially appealing to women.
  • Legislative report
    Despite the huge number of bills that died in session during this recent term, a great number of ones introduced made it to the Governor's desk and were signed into law.

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