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    Loyola Law Confronts Bias in New Course

    The U.S. Census Bureau projects that America is rapidly moving toward a majority-minority nation. The U.S. population is expected to be minority white in 2042. However, the legal profession is still largely non-diverse. These shifting demographics have caught the attention…
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    Four Reasons You Need A Mentor

    Sure, you’ve been on the receiving side of learning your entire life. From parents to teachers, coaches, and colleagues, your fundamental years were likely rooted in education. As a new lawyer, it’s time to start advancing professionally. It’s time to…
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    Implicit Bias: Cloaked in Color-Blind Clothing

    The color-blind approach commonly employed to diversify law firms may prevent leaders from achieving their goal of minority inclusion. Why? Implicit bias. What is Implicit Bias?  Implicit bias describes unintentional, fundamental, and pervasive biases that fuel stereotypes and many instances…
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    A Thank You to Legal Aid Lawyers

    It’s time to thank legal aid lawyers. The annual national Pro Bono Week (October 22nd-26th) has started. You probably think this blog is going to delve into why lawyers should do pro bono work. Think again. There is already plenty…
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Legal industry

Catching Up With the Evolving Legal Industry

At this celebratory time of year, it’s important to reflect on our future, both personally and professionally. It’s easy to feel overwhelmed by the pressure of family and client needs; not to mention staying on top of the continuously evolving…
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ABA Rule 483

ABA Opinion 483: Navigating Electronic Data Breaches

Last month, the American Bar Association issued Formal Opinion 483 addressing a lawyer’s obligation after an electronic data breach or a cyberattack. Under the opinion, a data breach “involves the misappropriation, destruction or compromise of client confidential information, or a…
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Laura Badby

2Civility Names Laura Bagby as Communications Director

2Civility – Illinois Spreme Court Commission on Professionalism is pleased to announce the appointment of Laura Bagby as Communications Director. In this newly created position, Ms. Bagby will lead communications strategy to advance 2Civility’s mission of fostering increased civility, professionalism,…
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