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Rules Governing the Legal Profession and Judiciary in Illinois is now published by the ISBA! Keep up-to-date on all of the recent rule changes with this handy reference book that conveniently brings together all of the rules governing the legal profession and judiciary in Illinois.
In This Issue…
- The Seventh Circuit’s decision in Hively signals protection for transgender individuals
The Seventh Circuit recently became the first circuit court to hold that Title VII’s prohibition of sex discrimination applies to discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation.
- Rule 502: Something Illinois litigants can learn from federal courts
Rule 502 sets forth several significant provisions – including 502(d) – which can be implemented by the courts and parties to proactively address production and protection of privileged material.
- What federal Magistrate Judges do and why they can or can’t do it
A summary of the basic rules regarding a Magistrate Judge’s authority to rule on matters which are deemed dispositive or non-dispositive under the Magistrate Judges Act and the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure.
- Forensic tools solve new, cold cases
New developments with examination of finger and palm prints are helping to solve cold cases around the country.
- Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum
Learn more about the exciting developments and exhibits within this popular museum and library.
- Recent appointments and retirements
Recent changes to Illinois' Judiciary.
Civil Practice Update - Fall 2019
November 8 | Chicago, Webcast
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