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In This Issue…
- Editor’s note
An introduction to the issue from Editor Ed Schoenbaum.
- What the bench and bar should do for justice
A reprint of Missouri Supreme Court Chief Justice's recent address in Kansas City.
- Marcia Meis – New Director of the Administrative Office
Learn more about the new Director and the projects on her agenda.
- Civility matters
Our democracy is complex and challenged regularly by controversies, complications. We should not allow the natural tendency to grab a headline or obtain a click, a retweet or retort, to undermine the need for thoughtful and respectful problem-solving.
- The ongoing saga of sexual harassment
With the Illinois legislature beginning to undergo sexual harassment training and apparently adopting legislation that would require all elected officials to be so educated, will this apply to the third branch of government?
- Madison County’s Veterans Treatment Court: A model program
Under the guidance of the Vet Court, hundreds of veterans have been assisted over the past eight and a half years. The court is thriving, continues to expand its resources and treatment options, and currently has 45 veterans enrolled.
- Interpretation of recent amendments to FRCP 37(e) taking shape
As with any amended Rule shortly after implementation, several open questions remain as to how the new Rule 37(e) will be interpreted and applied.
- The First District affirms sanctions against a judgment debtor raising frivolous defenses
On October 27, 2017, the Illinois Appellate Court for the First Judicial District decided Williams Montgomery & John Limited v. Bret Broaddus.
- Sidebar on CLE at the mid-year meeting
Register now for the Joint/Midyear Meeting and participate in these complimentary CLE programs.
- Recent appointments and retirements
Changes to Illinois' Judiciary.
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