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Illinois courts plan a flexible future

Illinois courts plan a flexible future

The COVID-19 pandemic arrived as a cataclysmic shock to the court system, demanding quick decisions to adapt to fast-changing circumstances. What came as a surprise was how positive and potentially lasting some of those changes could become.
Kent professor examines the Constitution’s evolving role

Kent professor examines the Constitution’s evolving role

Carolyn Shapiro knows the Constitution. As co-director of Chicago-Kent College of Law’s Institute on the Supreme Court of the United States, her areas of academic study include the high court and its role in a society governed by this founding document.
Podcasts delve into Supreme Court and its decisions

Podcasts delve into Supreme Court and its decisions

The Supreme Court of the United States has long been a mysterious operation. Despite being the top and final court in the third branch of our government, the Court has operated in relative obscurity for most of its existence. But a number of podcasts focused on the U.S. Constitution and the Court provide a new avenue for analysis and conversation about its doings.

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Collaborating toward greater diversity

Over the past year, the Arab American Bar Association of Illinois has not shied away from advancing leadership to address challenging topics in our community.

Reach out for guidance, referrals

The Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission (ARDC) has begun its 50th year of assisting the Illinois Supreme Court in its regulation of the legal profession in Illinois. The ARDC offers valuable resources to help Illinois lawyers serve their clients competently, ethically and professionally.

Rocky seas inspire excellence

Smooth seas do not make skillful sailors. This African proverb most adequately describes the challenging times we find ourselves in — not just in our nation, but as a civilization. The world has figuratively become smaller since technological advances allow us to witness the world’s events in real time. Through a devastating pandemic, global supply chain issues, the undeniable effects of climate change, and the possibility of world war, the world is experiencing a torrential surging storm at sea.
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