The newsletter of the ISBA’s Section on Human Rights Law
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AIDA attempts to show HBO who’s “boss”
AIDA (American Italian Defense Association) isn't singing the praises of the critically acclaimed HBO mob drama The Sopranos, which has become a pop-culture phenomenon.
Calling all government attorneys
The ISBA's Standing Committee on Government Lawyers wants to include you in its constituency. Historically, neither the Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission nor the Illinois State Bar Association has maintained data with respect to those attorneys engaged in government practice.
From the chair
Internet technology has vastly enhanced the Human Rights Section Council's legislative review process.
From the chair
The Human Rights Section Council has had two rather lively meetings this fall and winter.
From the outgoing chair
The review of proposed legislation affecting Human Rights has historically been a primary function of this section council.
Is Executive Order 11246 still valid?
In 1965 then-President Johnson issued Executive Order 11246. This Executive Order required government contractors to meet certain affirmative action obligations.
Law Ed Seriesproposal
Public records have long been available to people with both the patience to wait in long lines and the means to pay for duplication.
Memorandum: jury verdict in job-bias testers case
The use of job-bias testers was dealt a major set-back this September when a federal jury in Chicago returned a verdict for the employer in the first testers case to proceed to trial, Kyles v. J K Guardian Security Services.