For the Public

Public and Law-Related Education Publications

Becoming An Adult: Your Legal Rights and Responsibilities at Age 18

Becoming An Adult: Your Legal Rights and Responsibilities at Age 18 (Power Point)

Kids and the Law: An A-To-Z Guide for Parents

Read brief histories of some county bars and other legal organizations in Illinois and a brief history of the Illinois State Bar Association, 1877 to 1977
A Centennial Publication of the Illinois State Bar Association, January 1977.

Guide for Parents: Juvenile Court Abuse & Neglect Proceedings
A description for parents of what happens in juvenile court so they'll know what to expect.

Law-Related Careers If you are interested in the law there are a number of career options open to you. Review some law-related careers with basic information on educational requirements and vocational possibilities.

ISBA Legal Information Pamphlets and articles for the Public

A Short History of the Illinois Judicial Systems
By David F. Rolewick. Originally published in 1968 by the Illinois Bar Foundation, this archive document contains an afterward written by Mr. Rolewick in 2006.

Understanding Law Through Literature: An Annotated Bibliography
The list was adapted from an annotated resource originally produced by the American Bar Association Division for Public Education (www.abanet.org/publiced).

Understanding the Illinois Constitution
The full text online, updated in 2010.