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In This Issue…
- New Illinois MCLE requirements
Based on a recommendation from the Illinois Supreme Court Commission on Professionalism, the Illinois Supreme Court has amended Supreme Court Rule 794(d) to require that, as part of their 6-hours of professional responsibility, lawyers must complete one hour in diversity and inclusion and one hour in mental health and substance abuse.
- What’s app?
A look at some helpful apps that could save you time.
- Jury instruction update: “Do you hear what I hear?”
A discussion of the 2017 changes made thus far to Illinois Pattern Jury Instruction for Civil Cases since the revisions focus on language access.
- Looking ahead: A reflection on the emerging diversity in the law profession
Judge Debra B. Walker’s summer extern, Morgan Hess, recently had the opportunity to attend the “The Future Is Now: Legal Services 2.017” conference and shares her insights.
LIVE - Girls in Crisis - Part II
October 25 | Chicago
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