Articles From Thomas More Donnelly

New Supreme Court Rule: Help for self-represented litigants By Hon. Thomas More Donnelly Bench and Bar, September 2014 The Illinois Supreme Court’s amended Rule 63(A)(4) encourages judges to make reasonable efforts to assist self-represented parties.
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New Illinois Rule of Evidence: Business record certification By Hon. Thomas More Donnelly Civil Practice and Procedure, March 2012 The newly adopted rule, Illinois Rule of Evidence 902 (11), allows records to be admitted into evidence without calling a live witness under certain circumstances.
Respecting religious freedom without sacrificing justice: The right to wear religious garb in court proceedings By Hon. Thomas More Donnelly Bench and Bar, October 2011 The free exercise of religion in this country deserves a delicate approach. While a trial judge has the ultimate responsibility to control the courtroom, the responsibility must be exercised reasonably and within constitutional bounds.

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