From case digests to legal analysis to breaking news, from books to blog posts, ISBA publications help you practice smarter and stay abreast of the law and the legal community. Better yet, most are free to ISBA members.

Illinois Bar Journal

Our award-winning magazine, Illinois Bar Journal, is mailed monthly to members. Members also have access to archives of issues going back to 1998 online.

Illinois Lawyer Now

Illinois Lawyer Now is the ISBA’s blog aggregation site that hosts original ISBA substantive legal news and content from ISBA members’ blogs. The Illinois Lawyer Now Digest is sent to ISBA members every other Thursday, alternating with The Bar News

The Bar News

The Bar News is our online source for ARDC rulings, quick takes on Illinois supreme court decisions, breaking legal news, ISBA updates, photo galleries and more. The Bar News e-newsletter is sent to ISBA members every other Thursday afternoon.


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Emailed to ISBA members almost every business day, E-Clips contains Illinois and Seventh Circuit case digests, pending legislation, legal news from major newspapers statewide, and upcoming CLE opportunities.

Section Newsletters

Section Newsletters are emailed at least four times a year to members of each Section and are available in both in HTML and PDF formats. Most Sections also mail a printed version to Section members.

Illinois Courts Bulletin

The Illinois Courts Bulletin is the ISBA's monthly compendium of Illinois supreme, appellate, and seventh-circuit case summaries, organized by subject matter so you can quickly review the case law that matters most to your practice.


The ISBA produces a number of different videos for lawyers including legislative updates, tech tips, and more, as well as videos for the public. Visit our Videos page to see them all.

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