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Anita Weinberg always wanted to be “a combination of Jane Addams and Clarence Darrow” – two 20th century Chicago icons in social work and the law – and she’s living that dream as a professor at Loyola University Chicago School of Law and director of its...

Electing and retaining the most qualified candidates for judge is important, yet voters often find it difficult to determine which judges deserve their vote. Unlike candidates for other offices, judges are ethically prohibited from taking a stand on issues because they need to be impartial when...

Navigating the court system and legal process can be difficult, but sailing around a courthouse facility without a lawyer can be equally challenging.

Enter the Illinois JusticeCorps, a trained troop of college and law school students who are helping patrons find the...

Across Illinois, lawyers are making a mark in their communities. One organization they helped found and run is the Public Interest Law Initiative (PILI), a nonprofit organization whose mission is to cultivate a lifelong commitment to public interest law and pro bono...

When Carlos Arevalo became the first minority president of the McHenry County Bar Association on July 1, 2014, it represented a significant cultural change for the 100-year-old organization.

The shift and responsibilities that came with...

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