When Harold J. Krent was named dean of IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law in 2003, he was no stranger to running the school.
When couples decide to end their marriages and divvy the weekends with the kids, it’s always large. But in addition to the emotional issues, family issues, child care issues and deciding who gets the dog, cases involving large amounts of money add complications that can make an already contentious situation one of dollars and cents. And, this December, one of speed.
We’ve seen it all in the last 12 months: big-dollar verdicts and police settlements. Budget standoffs and harassment suits. Drone law revamps and raids at the offices of powerful politicians. The rise of legal stars and the end of legal legends. Flip through this interactive timeline for more of the people, places and events that made 2018 what it was.
When Amy Meek encountered the case of Judith Miller and her attempt to breastfeed in the Daley Center in 2017, it struck a chord with her. Meek discusses Miller’s story and what she and the ACLU are doing to advocate for the rights of pregnancy and breastfeeding.
When Leslie Davis’ 14-year-old son suspected his friend might be stealing snacks from convenience stores, he told his friend he wouldn’t go in the store with him, he said he knew what would follow would be bad.
If you are like me, you watch the nightly news and gasp in horror at the violence, lack of humanity and overall poor decision-making on the part of some of our youth. As an attorney, mom and concerned community member, I desire to do something more than just catalog one bad report after another.
Women in Law 2018Chicago Lawyer is proud to present the 2018 Women in Law special section.