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Start spreading the news
When it comes to properly informing the public about the courts, we in the legal arena must take the lead to find ways to cultivate, engage, and educate an indifferent, uninformed citizenry.
Three women on the Court
For the first time in history, three women serve on both the U.S. Supreme Court and the Illinois Supreme Court.
A tribute to Justice Frederick S. Green
Those of us who knew Fred miss him greatly, but the legacy that he left in the community of Urbana-Champaign, to the judiciary and to the legal profession of Illinois, will always be remembered and cherished.
Two commentaries on judicial independence
In two days last month, Justice Sandra Day O’Connor and new Illinois Judges Association President Lewis Nixon emphasized the importance of judicial independence.
An update on Thornton v. Garcini
Last month, on the very day this Newsletter published an article discussing Thornton v. Garcini, the Supreme Court issued a modified opinion as it denied the motion for rehearing.