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Illinois Supreme Court Issues Reopening Guidelines

On May 20, the Illinois Supreme Court issued guidelines for resuming judicial branch operations amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Effective June 1, the state’s circuit courts may conduct in-person or remote hearings according to a schedule developed by the chief circuit…
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AOIC Launches New Courts, Children and Families Division

The Administrative Office of the Illinois Courts (AOIC) has launched a new Courts, Children and Families Division. The Division, which succeeds the Courts, Children and Families Unit (CCFU), became effective on May 1, 2020. Former CCFU Court Services Manager Heather…
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Illinois JusticeCorps Seeking Fellowship Applications

The Chicago Bar Foundation is seeking applicants for full-time fellowship positions with the Illinois JusticeCorps. The AmeriCorps program provides college students and recent graduates the opportunity to provide legal information, procedural guidance, and resource referrals to people going to court…
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Illinois Supreme Court Reschedules July Bar Exam

The Illinois Supreme Court announced today that due to COVID-19, the Illinois bar exam, originally scheduled for July 28-29, 2020, has been postponed to September 9-10, 2020. The Court also entered an order to relax the rules for administering the…
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CBF Kicks Off 2020 Investing in Justice Campaign

The Chicago Bar Foundation (CBF) has kicked off its 14th Annual Investing in Justice Campaign. The campaign rallies the Chicago legal community to help ensure that everyone has access to necessary legal help. Every year, thousands of lawyers and legal…
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