1615 ABA Journal Illinois articles.
Police have charged a suburban Chicago man in the shooting death of Mayer Brown partner Stephen Shapiro, the founder of the law firm’s Supreme Court and appellate practice. The suspect is Shapiro's brother-in-law.
John Gately III, 66, of Winnetka, Illinois, was charged Wednesday with first-degree murder and attempted murder, report the American Lawyer
, the Chicago Sun-Times
and the Chicago Tribune
. A press release is here
Aug 16, 2018 8:05 AM CDT
A public data project tracking the allegations of abuse against the Chicago Police Department has quadrupled in size, bringing alarming trends to light.
Aug 16, 2018 8:00 AM CDT
Women in law already face unique challenges, but for those practicing more than 20 years, the likelihood of continued longevity becomes even more stark.
Aug 3, 2018 7:50 PM CDT
As the ABA Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar awaits action on a proposal to eliminate an admissions test requirement for law schools, its council postponed…
Aug 3, 2018 7:14 PM CDT
Just hours after Pope Francis declared the death penalty
“inadmissible” in all cases, Cardinal Blase Cupich of Chicago urged elected officials and leaders to recognize their responsibility and vested interest “in defending the sacredness and value of every human life.”
Aug 3, 2018 4:04 PM CDT
In the spring of 2016, Terri Carmichael Jackson
was named director of operations for the Women’s National Basketball Players’ Association, the WNBA’s players union. She recalled the time as a bumpy introduction to the job during a Friday morning panel titled "The Right (or Not) to Take a Knee: Social Activism and Freedom of Speech in Sports" at the ABA Annual Meeting in Chicago.
Aug 3, 2018 2:27 PM CDT
Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein may not be a very popular person within certain circles in Washington, D.C., but he received a rock-star welcome during the opening forum of the ABA Annual Meeting
Aug 2, 2018 7:37 PM CDT
After more than two years of discussions, the University of Illinois’ board of trustees Thursday approved a plan to acquire Chicago’s John Marshall School of Law, a private stand-alone institution.
Jul 20, 2018 7:10 AM CDT
The 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals at Chicago has narrowed a nationwide injunction against the Trump administration’s policy withholding grants from alleged “sanctuary cities.”
Jun 28, 2018 4:45 PM CDT
A judicial board has taken a first step to remove an Illinois judge convicted of mortgage fraud who refuses to resign.
The Illinois Judicial Inquiry Board filed a complaint on…
Jun 20, 2018 1:01 PM CDT
The U.S. Supreme Court agreed Monday to decide whether people who buy iPhone apps can sue Apple over 30 percent commissions charged to app developers on sales.
Four iPhone users…
Jun 18, 2018 3:06 PM CDT
An Illinois lawyer takes umbrage at the suggestion he lifted more than 1,000 words from two articles for his brief opposing dismissal of a lawsuit.
Jun 13, 2018 7:05 AM CDT
George Leighton, a former Chicago federal judge who fought for civil rights, has died at the age of 105.
Jun 8, 2018 7:00 AM CDT
An Illinois Supreme Court administrative agency is taking comments on the concept that lawyers be allowed to participate in for-profit referral services.
The Illinois Attorney Registration & Disciplinary Commission survey
cites a state appeals-court finding that fee sharing with a local bar association was a "positive force" in improving access to justice.
Jun 5, 2018 7:00 AM CDT
Illinois lawmakers approved the Equal Rights Amendment on Wednesday, despite a 1982 deadline for ratification.
Illinois was the 37th state to approve the amendment, one short of the number needed…
May 31, 2018 2:36 PM CDT
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