• Universal design

    Could Universal Design Help Close the Gender Gap?

    Women’s History Month should be a time of celebration, so I’m not going to be a Debbie Downer. However, it’s tempting if you look at statistics on women in the workplace. Over the last four years, the number of women…
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  • phishing

    How to Identify and Avoid Phishing Scams

    Do junk and spam emails overflow your inbox? What about those emails that appear to be from a friend or colleague, but you’re not quite sure? Or an unsolicited business opportunity that seems too good to be true? Cybercriminals bombard…
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  • social media evidence

    Three Tips for Preserving Social Media Evidence

    Social media has changed the way we communicate and live. It’s an empowering tool for many people worldwide. Social media is also an extraordinary source of evidence. Our digital footprint grows daily with every photo posted, status updated and video…
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  • Entity regulation

    Would Entity Regulation Improve Consumer Protection?

    Why aren’t law firms held accountable for violations of ethics rules that harm consumers?  We often see reports that confidential client information may have been compromised by cyberattacks or security breaches involving inadequately protected data. Who’s responsible? In most U.S….
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e-filing exemption

Illinois Supreme Court Extends E-Filing Exemption

Illinois Supreme Court’s e-filing exemption now includes attorneys and non-party filers with a disability. The Supreme Court currently requires e-filing through its eFileIL platform for all civil cases in Illinois trial courts. Previously, Illinois Supreme Court Rule 9(c) allowed “good…
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court fee

Illinois Supreme Court Simplifies Court Fee System

Earlier this month, the Illinois Supreme Court took steps to make paying court fees more manageable. The Court announced changes to the assessment system by which fees, fines and other court costs are paid by litigants in civil and criminal…
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The Future Is Now

Commission on Professionalism Announces The Future Is Now Speaker Talks

The Illinois Supreme Court Commission on Professionalism is pleased to announce the lineup of speaker talks for the fourth annual The Future Is Now: Legal Services 2.019 conference. The conference will be held on Thursday, May 16, 2019, from 10…
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