Illinois lawmakers generally emphasize the strict separation of powers between the judiciary and General Assembly. However, cooperation between the courts and lawmakers can be essential to pushing forward key policy and legislation in the state of Illinois, according to other lawmakers and experts.
Twice in just more than a year, the Chicago area made national headlines for unexpected, violent deaths at health-care facilities. Safety concerns led to the creation of the Illinois Healthcare Workplace Violence Protection Act (405 ILCS 90).
Paul Boron made national headlines last year when he was charged with felony eavesdropping at the age of 13 for recording his principal at Manteno Middle School outside Kankakee without his consent. Attorney David Camic didn’t think that was right.
After serving in the Army for seven years, Mir Y. Ali was honorably discharged and decided it was time to pursue his other passion — law. But his new career path didn’t stop him from making a difference in the lives of veterans.
In looking for a new space, the partners of Bartlit Beck quickly discovered that there’s no beating the space they occupied in for a quarter century in the historic former Cook County Criminal Court Building on 54 W. Hubbard St.
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