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In This Issue…
- Letter from the editor: Thoughts on implicit racial bias
A note from the editor of the Standing Committee on Racial and Ethnic Minorities and the Law, Khara Coleman.
- Illinois Supreme Court Committee on Equality on implicit bias in the courts
Unconscious preconceptions of those involved in the legal process, including judges, attorneys, and jurors, can be detrimental to the public’s assessment of the judiciary as a system that is fair, unbiased, and transparent.
- A modern-day dual sword of Damocles: The current threat looming over sanctuary cities
As immigration reform rises to the top of the nation's political agenda, emphatic rhetoric from both sides centers on sanctuary policies enacted by state and local governments.
- Five courtroom tips for new lawyers
Five tips to help new lawyers navigate the courtroom.
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