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In This Issue…
- Broadening our horizons
While the legal systems of other countries may differ, the way people react to the legal system and lawyers is often similar to our own. By considering how our peers from around the world have dealt with some common issues we may learn something about ourselves.
- Can justice be served online?
The author shares her recent experience with online dispute resolution, and ponders the effects of this growing form of conflict resolution on the legal system and even our understanding of fairness and democracy.
- Proportionality in e-discovery: The Illinois appellate court seeks to find the right fit
In the years since Supreme Court Rule 201 was amended in 2014, Illinois appellate courts have not had occasion to apply the proportionality test, leaving litigants to resort to federal precedent to define their proportionality arguments.
- What does the Second Amendment really mean?
An examination of the historical framework behind this divisive issue.
- A judge’s perspective on sentencing hearings
Some helpful insight when facing non-negotiated pleas and sentencing hearings after trials.
- Recent appointments and retirements
Recent changes to Illinois' Judiciary.
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