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Rules Governing the Legal Profession and Judiciary in Illinois is now published by the ISBA! Keep up-to-date on all of the recent rule changes with this handy reference book that conveniently brings together all of the rules governing the legal profession and judiciary in Illinois.
In This Issue…
- Should you seek admission to practice before the Supreme Court of the United States of America?
There is no age requirement—admission is available to any lawyer admitted to practice in one of the United States, young or old. Each applicant must identify two sponsors who have already been admitted to the SCOTUS bar.
- Recent SCOTUS opinion raises hope for municipalities struggling to recover from effects of predatory lending practices
If Miami is able to show that the disproportionate numbers of defaults and foreclosures arising from the discriminatory lending practices of the Banks concentrated in segregated communities are “directly related” to the City’s loss of property tax revenues and the need for increased municipal services to assist those devastated communities, then monetary damages may be its reward.
- Pro bono opportunities: Plan on serving in 2017
Pro Bono Month in Illinois is in October, but there's no need to wait if you're interested in providing services to our communities. Here's what you need to know.
- Housing Justice v. Housing Injustice CLE program summary
Following is the ‘syllabus’ that the CLE Planning Committee of REM developed for the CLE Program Series on Housing Justice v. Housing Injustice.
- Spotlight on REM members: What a phenomenon—She never stops moving and giving!
Learn more about REM member Masah Renwick.
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