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Newsletter articles from 2009
Meet the Section Council
Learn more about Section Council Vice-Chair, Professor William B.T. Mock and Section Council Secretary Anne Skallerup.
Message from the Chair
If you want to know more about the work of the section council, you will now be able to view the agenda and minutes of our meetings on the Web page at <http://www.illinoisbar.org/Sections/international/index.html>.
New German arbitration rules meant to expedite proceedings
One of the most important advantages of arbitration, when compared to litigation, is supposed to be speed. However, there is growing criticism that in recent years commercial arbitration has become too lengthy and, as a result, too expensive.
Newsflash—The BIA upholds immigrant-friendly precedent!
The inspiration for this article is derived from an actual case at the AzulaySeiden Law Group. The author had the privilege of working on this case in preparing and filing the second Immigrant Petition and BIA appeal.
Pro Bono Immigration Relief
The National Immigrant Justice Center has released the following list of pro bono attorneys who provided the assistance to individuals who were granted immigration relief earlier in 2009.
What you need to know about consular notification
On Thursday, December 11, 2008, the International and Immigration Law Section Council sponsored an interesting and informative CLE program on consular notification at the ISBA’s Mid-Year Meetings.
“Yes, We CarNegie!”
The John Marshall Law School in Chicago will hold a one-day conference on Wednesday, July 29, 2009 to discuss the issues raised in Educating Lawyers: Preparation for the Profession of Law, by William M. Sullivan, Anne Colby, Judith W. Wegner, Lloyd Bond, and Lee S. Schulman.