law school ethics curriculum

IU Maurer Receives $1 Million Donation For Ethics Curriculum

The Illinois Supreme Court Commission on Professionalism firmly believes that professionalism education begins in law school. Stephen Burns, 1968 IU Maurer graduate and former CEO of Wheaton Van Lines, shares the same mindset. Earlier this month, the IU alum donated $1 million…
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alternative to LSAT

Will The ABA Accept An Alternative To The LSAT?

For nearly 70 years, the Law School Admissions Test (LSAT) has served as the primary entrance exam for those hoping to attend an ABA accredited law school in the United States. This year however, the status quo is changing. Last…
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upcoming diversity webinar

Upcoming Webinar Encourages Lawyers To Embrace Diversity 

Our country is becoming increasingly diverse, at a rapid pace. Forty years from now, the United States will not have a single ethnic majority. This transforming population means that lawyers are going to represent increasingly diverse clients. It should therefore…
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Save the Date the future is now

Save the Date: “The Future Is Now” is Back

After a successful event last April, the Illinois Supreme Court Commission on Professionalism is bringing The Future Is Now Conference back in 2017. This May, the Commission will host its 2nd annual future law conference discussing innovations and practices impacting…
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Judge Alonso

Commission Welcomes New Commissioner Judge Alonso

Created to advance professionalism within the legal profession, the Illinois Supreme Court Commission on Professionalism relies on its fourteen commissioners to ensure civility remains a cornerstone of law practice throughout the entire state. On January 9, 2017, Judge Jorge Alonso,…
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social media ethics in law

Upcoming Free Live-Streamed Social Media Ethics CLE

Change may be the only constant in today’s legal profession. One of the biggest changes the profession is currently undergoing deals with the incorporation of social media and technology into the practice of law. In fact, it’s safe to say…
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