Illinois Bar Exam

Supreme Court Cancels September Illinois Bar Exam, Schedules Remote Exam for October

The Illinois Supreme Court announced today that, given continuing public health concerns related to COVID-19, the in-person Illinois bar exam scheduled for Sept. 9-10, 2020, has been canceled. Instead, the Illinois Board of Admissions to the Bar (IBAB) will administer the exam remotely on October 5-6, 2020, using questions prepared by the National Conference…
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July 31 MCLE Reporting Deadline Approaching

The deadline is approaching to file for a free extension to earn MCLE credits for the 2018-2020 reporting period. Attorneys with last names beginning A-M must report that they “complied” or have “not yet complied” to the MCLE Board by…
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Reimagining Law Twitter

Reimagining Law: We Want to Hear From You

As courts, law firms, and legal organizations across the country reopen, now is the time to reimagine what our new normal looks like. In April, the Commission launched a Reimagining Law video series. Reimagining Law explores how legal and judicial…
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illinois courts

Operational Updates from Illinois’ Federal and State Courts

Over the last week, there has been a flurry of announcements from Illinois’ federal and state courts on the reestablishment of courthouse operations during the COVID-19 pandemic. As jurisdictional guidelines continue to evolve, it’s important for lawyers to stay abreast…
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Ensuring Language Access in Illinois’ Courts

Ensuring equal access to the courts for individuals with language limitations is a top priority in Illinois, where there is a growing number of people with limited English proficiency. As part of its charge to support access to justice in…
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