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In This Issue…
- A few words on why lawyers still admire an Illinois lawyer named Abraham
No lawyer remains as popular with Illinois lawyers as Abraham Lincoln, even though Lincoln last appeared in a courtroom nearly 160 years ago.
- Lincoln sites of interest
Hon. Ed Schoenbaum, who has volunteered at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Musuem for the past nine years, shares his insights into some of his favorite Lincoln locations.
- A call for caution when limiting the public’s access to criminal courtrooms
This article examines the delicate—and often blurry—line between a judge’s permissible exclusion of persons from the courtroom and the unconstitutional denial of the defendant’s right to a public trial.
- The Supreme Court moves proactively on attorney malpractice insurance and liability issues
In an amendment to Rule 756 that took effect January 25, 2017, the Supreme Court will, starting in 2018, require lawyers to answer questions about their professional liability insurance every other year at the time they renew their authorization to practice law.
- Recent appointments and retirements
Recent changes to Illinois' Judiciary.
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