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2019 ISBA High School Mock Trial Invitational By Sarah J. Taylor April 2019 The 2019 ISBA High School Mock Trial Invitational was held on March 9-10, 2019, at the University of Illinois-Springfield campus.
Did You Know? Illinois Is Going to Be 201 Years Old on December 3 By Sandra Sweeney October 2019 An overview of the history of Illinois as the state's 201st birthday approaches.
From the chair By Nancy G. Easum January 2019 A note from the chair, Nancy G. Easum.
The joy of sharing our knowledge and experience with high school seniors moving on to college, careers, and beyond By Sharon Eiseman & Karen Dimond January 2019 An overview of the Kickstart to Career Pathways & College, a newly minted program for high school seniors.
Kickstart to Career Pathways & College participants January 2019 Speakers from the Kickstart to Career Pathways & College.
Law Day 2019 By Edward Schoenbaum April 2019 The timely theme of Law Day 2019 is "free speech, free press, free society."
A lovely and lively ‘report’ from ‘small but mighty’ Putnam County and its bar association to our ISBA Standing Committee on Law Related Education for the Public By Scott Shore May 2019 A report of the Putnam County Bar Association's 2019 Putnam County Law Day Project and Mock Trial, an annual event for graduating students from the local high school.
Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2019: A different perspective on the ‘legacy’ of MLK Jr. from civil rights attorney Vernon Jordan By Sharon L. Eiseman January 2019 While it is important to honor Martin Luther King Jr. for his accomplishments and celebrate his storied career as a civil rights activist, we must continue to work to keep his dream alive.
My path from mock trial to mediation By Kelsey Chetosky April 2019 A third year law student discusses how her career interests shifted from litigation to mediation.
Putnam County 2019 Law Day photos May 2019 Photos from the 2019 Putnam County Law Day Project and Mock Trial.
Putnam County 2019 Law Day script May 2019 The script from the 2019 Putnam County Law Day Project and Mock Trial.
Someone you should know: Sarah Taylor By Marylou Lowder Kent May 2019 A spotlight on Sarah Taylor, who has devoted a great deal of time and energy to the ISBA Mock Trial Invitational.
Starting your business venture: Some basic considerations By Stanley N. Wasser May 2019 Practical advice for starting your business.
Ten things to know: Chapman Learning Community August 22, 2018 keynote address By Prof. Tom Klein January 2019 A handout provided to attendees of the Kickstart to Career Pathways & College.
There Is No Home for Me Here: The Erasure of African American Women and Their Role in the Suffrage Movement By Sharon L. Eiseman October 2019 Why, as we near the centennial of the 19th Amendment to the Constitution, we must shine a light on the brave African American women who played a role in the suffrage movement.