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In This Issue…
- Chair’s column: Truth and the law
As responsible practicing lawyers and judges, we must speak out to defend our judicial system.
- A call to end routine shackling of custodial defendants
The routine shackling of all custodial inmates at all court appearances reflects a constitutionally imbalanced approach, one that cuts away far too much liberty in the pursuit of absolute safety.
- The historic nature of #MeToo: Best practices to ensure equal access from the perspective of Judge Debra Walker, Circuit Judge, Cook County Circuit Court
Although it has not been an easy road, Judge Debra Walker has overcome obstacles and sees the #MeToo movement as a way to give all people a platform that will promote civility in the workplace and encourage an environment without such harassment or discrimination.
- Recent appointments and retirements
Recent changes to Illinois' judiciary.
And the Hits Just Keep Coming: State, Local, and Property Taxes in the 2020s
January 30 | Chicago, Webcast
LIVE WEB - Civil Appeal Basics: Handling an Appeal in the Illinois Appellate Court
February 26 | Webcast
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