Articles From Sandra Blake

Working together to increase awareness and reduce stigma of mental illness By Sandra Blake Bench and Bar, July 2019 The Mental Health Section Council is looking to increase awareness and reduce stigma of mental health issues and treatment, and welcomes any ideas.
Editor’s note By Sandra Blake Diversity Leadership Council, June 2019 A note from the editor, Sandra Blake.
From the chair and editor By Sandra Blake Mental Health Law, June 2019 A note from the chair and editor, Sandy Blake.
Letter from the chair By Sandra Blake Mental Health Law, December 2018 An introduction to the issue from the Section on Mental Health Law's chair and editor, Sandy Blake.
Letter from the chair By Sandra Blake Mental Health Law, October 2018 An introduction to the issue from the Section on Mental Health Law's chair and editor, Sandy Blake.
Editor’s note By Sandra Blake Diversity Leadership Council, June 2018 A note from the editor, Sandra Blake.
Editor’s note By Sandra Blake Mental Health Law, December 2017 An introduction to the issue from Editor Sandra Blake.
Forensic tools solve new, cold cases By Sandra Blake Bench and Bar, May 2017 New developments with examination of finger and palm prints are helping to solve cold cases around the country.
Editor’s note By Sandra Blake Diversity Leadership Council, June 2016 A message from Editor Sandra Blake.
Editor’s note By Sandra Blake Diversity Leadership Council, June 2015 A message from Editor Sandra Blake.
Editor’s note By Sandra Blake Mental Health Law, April 2015 An introduction to the issue from Editor Sandra Blake.
Diversity Leadership Award By Sandra Blake Diversity Leadership Council, June 2014 Congratulations to the 2013 and 2014 winners!
Editors’ note By Mary F. Petruchius, Sandra Blake, & E. Lynn Grayson Diversity Leadership Council, June 2014 An introduction to the issue from Editors Mary Petruchius, Sandra Blake and E. Lynn Grayson.
I Am Malala by Malala Yousafzai with Christina Lamb By Sandra Blake Diversity Leadership Council, June 2014 Reviewer Sandra Blake shares her thoughts on this must-read book.
I Am Malala by Malala Yousafzai with Christina Lamb By Sandra Blake Women and the Law, February 2014 Committee member Sandra Blake reviews this recent release.
Chair’s column By Sandra Blake Women and the Law, June 2013 A message from Chair Sandra Blake.
Chair’s column By Sandra Blake Women and the Law, May 2013 A look at the Committee's recent and upcoming activities.
Chair’s column By Sandra Blake Women and the Law, January 2013 A message from Committee Chair Sandy Blake.
Chair’s column By Sandra Blake Women and the Law, December 2012 A message from Committee Chair Sandra Blake.
Life Span held an Awards Luncheon on October 11, 2012, at Fulton’s on the River By Sandra Blake Women and the Law, December 2012 Life Span, an organization committed to helping victims of domestic violence, presented its first Safety and Accountability Award to Cook County State's Attorney Anita Alvarez.
Chair’s column By Sandra Blake Women and the Law, October 2012 A message from Committee Chair Sandy Blake.
Chicago Metropolitan Battered Women’s Network: Women of Influence Luncheon By Sandra Blake Women and the Law, September 2011 The Chicago Metropolitan Battered Women’s Network will honor history-maker and workplace rights advocate Lilly Ledbetter at the Women of Influence luncheon on Wednesday, September 14, at the Renaissance Blackstone Hotel in Chicago.
Family Violence Prevention Fund/DV Awareness Month By Sandra Blake Women and the Law, November 2010 The Family Violence Prevention Fund has issued a call to action to urge Congress to pass two key pieces of legislation.
Win with civility By Sandra Blake Bench and Bar, October 2009 In 2005, the Illinois Supreme Court established the Illinois Commission on Professionalism, making Illinois one of only 14 states that have a formal body working to promote professionalism and civility.
Win with civility By Sandra Blake Women and the Law, September 2009 In 2005, the Illinois Supreme Court established the Illinois Commission on Professionalism, making Illinois one of only 14 states that have a formal body working to promote professionalism and civility.
Case summaries By Lori G. Levin, Steve Baker, David B. Franks, Hon. Michael P. McCuskey, Sandra Blake, George G. Leynaud, & Judith Lozier Criminal Justice, May 2009 Recent cases of interest to criminal law attorneys.
Women who made history during Lincoln’s presidency By Sandra Blake Women and the Law, May 2009 In recognition of the bicentennial of the birth of Abraham Lincoln and National Women’s History Month, take this opportunity to meet or become reacquainted with women who made history during the Lincoln presidential years. Those who paved the way include abolitionists, soldiers, spies, nurses and organizers.  
New law adds remedies, enhances protections for DV victims By Sandra Blake Women and the Law, October 2008 “A life is not important except in the impact it has on other lives.” —Jackie Robinson
People v. Blaylock By Sandra Blake Criminal Justice, September 2003 In 1993, the defendant, Camerun Blaylock, was charged with six counts of home invasion and five counts of first degree murder. 

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