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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ARDC Proposal

ARDC Proposal Aims to Address Legal Market Inefficiencies

The Illinois Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission (ARDC) has published for public comment an Intermediary Connecting Services Proposal (proposal). The ARDC proposal recognizes long-standing market inefficiencies, in which potential clients often don’t consider lawyer services for matters that could benefit…
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federal judges

Should Federal Judges Join the Federalist Society, ACS, or ABA?

A recent opinion drafted by the Judicial Conference of the United States’ Committee on Codes of Conduct advised federal judges against formal affiliation with the Federalist Society and the American Constitution Society (ACS). This refines past guidance permitting membership. Additionally,…
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ABA Midyear Meeting to Address Legal Deserts, Cannabis Law

The annual ABA Midyear Meeting kicks off next week in Austin. From February 12-17, ABA members and other legal professionals will converge on the Texas state capital to discuss issues, regulations, and trends shaping the future of the legal profession.   The annual event will feature several hundred governance…
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