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In This Issue…
- A lesson in the ethics of social media
Social media creates new ethical concerns for attorneys and judges, yet there is little case law to provide guidance on appropriate usage.
- Reliability is the paramount concern: People v. Ernsting
When it comes to the administration of a breath test, the Illinois Supreme Court has emphasized reliability of the results is of paramount concern.
- A new federal rule of criminal procedure is likely on the way, but will it affect practice in Illinois federal courts?
While the production of electronically stored information has become the norm in civil litigation, many criminal defense attorneys believe that the Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure have lagged behind and provide insufficient guidance.
- 2018 ISBA high school mock trial invitational
The 2018 ISBA High School Mock Trial Invitational was held March 24-25 at the University of Illinois College of Law in Champaign, with participating teams representing 39 schools from across Illinois.
- Recent appointments and retirements
Recent changes to Illinois' Judiciary.
Civil Practice Update - Fall 2019
November 8 | Chicago, Webcast
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