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Learning Never Stops: “Ed Con” 2018 is Just Around the Corner

Jaunary 31, 2018

No matter what part of the state a judge may call home, no matter what personal and professional background he or she may bring to the bench, no matter what type of docket he or she may preside over, one thing is certain: ongoing judicial education is critical to providing the....

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Judicial Excellence Project aims to serve as national model

Jaunary 31, 2018

In late 2015, the AOIC was invited to partner with the National Center for State Courts (NCSC) on a 24-month project with the stated goal of identifying the knowledge, skills, abilities and other factors that contribute to judicial excellence. With funding support from the....

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The ARDC Commissioners Approve the ARDC’s First Diversity and Inclusion Strategic Plan

Jaunary 31, 2018

The Attorney Registration & Disciplinary Commission’s mission is to promote and protect the integrity of the legal profession, at the direction of the Supreme Court, through attorney registration, education, investigation, prosecution, and....

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January Justice Corner

Jaunary 31, 2018

Dear Justice Corner: I hear Forcible Entry and Detainer cases and have been using the same Order for Possession for years. Do I have to use the new statewide Eviction Order?  And can I continue to enter agreed orders allowing tenants to move out voluntarily by....

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The Court’s Commission on Professionalism Launches New Online Course on Diversity and Implicit Bias

Jaunary 31, 2018

By the year 2044, the United States will not have a single ethnic majority. By 2060, one in five Americans will be foreign-born. And in 2016, for the first time in U.S. history, babies of color were born the majority. In addition, the #MeToo movement has....

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Illinois Judges Receive Recognition and Awards

Jaunary 31, 2018

llinois judges are increasingly being recognized for their dedicated work in and out of courtrooms throughout the state. Here are some of the recent honors received by Illinois judges:....

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Illinois Supreme Court History: The Constitutionality of Parking Meters

Jaunary 31, 2018

Nearly everyone has fed a parking meter or received a parking ticket for an expired meter. The two principal purposes of parking meters are to regulate parking in congested areas and to provide revenues. The justification for the existence of parking meters is....

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Jeanne Marie Wrenn appointed to Cook County Eighth Subcircuit Vacancy

Jaunary 31, 2018

The Illinois Supreme Court has appointed Jeanne Marie Wrenn as a Circuit Judge of the Eighth Subcircuit of Cook County to fill a vacancy created by the retirement of Circuit Judge John J. Fleming. The appointment is effective Feb 7, 2018 and goes through....

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