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7th Circuit Bar Association   
53 W. Jackson Blvd.,
Suite 1050 
Chicago, IL 60604 
Att. Debbie Groboski
312.692-2636 P
dg@ag-ltd.com
Copyright 2008, 7th Circuit Bar Association. Unauthorized use of this site is prohibited.

 

A Symposium to Commemorate the Bicentennial of the Federal District Court
in Chicago” on Friday, October 11, 2019,
from 9 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. 

  See below


 Seventh Circuit Bar Members are invited to attend Marquette Law School’s Conference on Public Opinion and the United States Supreme Court on the morning of Monday, October 21 at the Law School.

See below

 New Member Reception  

Thursday, October 24     

See below    

 
 
 
   
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The Northern District of Illinois Court Historical Association and Chicago-Kent College of Law are sponsoring

A Symposium to Commemorate the Bicentennial of the Federal District Court in Chicago”
on Friday, October 11, 2019, from 9 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. 


The symposium will examine the issues and cases that have shaped 200 years of justice in the federal court in Chicago.  Panels will address Radicalism on Trial; Housing, Schools, and Race; and Policing. 

 

Chicago-Kent College of Law,  Marovitz Courtroom

565 W. Adams, Chicago, Illinois

4 hours of Illinois General MCLE  --  Course provider:  Chicago-Kent College of Law

Free and open to the public.    Register here: 

   
   Seventh Circuit Bar Members are invited to attend Marquette Law School’s Conference on Public Opinion and the United States Supreme Court on the morning of Monday, October 21 at the Law School.
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     On October 21, the Marquette Law School Poll will release the results of a nationwide survey of public opinion about the Supreme Court of the United States. How much do citizens know about the Court? How informed are they about the Constitution? What, if anything, do they think of the Justices? With respect to recent decisions of the Court, what share of the public supports or opposes the Court’s rulings? How much is opinion of the Court and its decisions based on voters’ partisan or ideological affiliations? Do opinions of the Court influence voting for President? Does the public see the Court as legitimate? Marquette Law School Poll Director, Professor Charles Franklin, will present the results of a unique national survey devoted entirely to knowledge and opinion of the U.S. Supreme Court.

     That presentation will be followed by three panels of reaction or reflection about the survey or the general topics that it implicates. Panelists will include the following:
     · from the bench and bar, Judge Diane S. Sykes of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit; Peter D. Keisler, co-leader of Supreme Court and Appellate practice, Sidley Austin, Washington D.C.; and former Seventh Circuit Bar President Thomas L. Shriner, Jr., partner in Foley & Lardner and adjunct professor of law at Marquette University
     · from the academy, Professor Lawrence Baum (political science), The Ohio State University, and author (with Neal Devins) of The Company They Keep: How Partisan Divisions Came to the Supreme Court (Oxford 2019), and Tara Leigh Grove (law), William & Mary, author of The Supreme Court’s Legitimacy Dilemma, 132 Harv. L. Rev. 2240 (2019)
     · from the press with deep experience with the Court, Robert Barnes (Washington Post) and Carl Hulse (New York Times and author of Confirmation Bias: Inside Washington’s War over the Supreme Court, From Scalia’s Death to Justice Kavanaugh (Harper & Collins 2019))

     Other participants will include Chad M. Oldfather, Marquette professor of law, and Mike Gousha, Marquette distinguished fellow in law and public policy. Program planners regard the survey as an opportunity to offer not just opinion from the public but also a variety of explanations to the public about how the judiciary, or the Supreme Court in particular, comes to decisions.
   The conference will be held at Marquette Law School, in Eckstein Hall’s Lubar Center, on Monday, October 21, 8 a.m.–1:30 p.m.

Registration is required and available here.
Conference flyer can be found HERE
Questions may be directed to Rita Aleman, program manager of the Law School’s Lubar Center for Public Policy Research and Civic Education
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    Please rsvp to the Reception by responding to Debbie Groboski at dg@ag-ltd.com; provide your name and
    the  name(s) of the new member
(s) who have joined.  You need at least one new member to attend,
    but more is even better.

 
 


Proposed Amendments Published for Public Comment

When an advisory committee recommends an amendment to its rules or forms, it must obtain the approval of the
Judicial Conference Committee on Rules of Practice and Procedure to publish the proposed amendment for
public comment. During the comment period, the public is encouraged to submit written comments and may also
request to testify at public hearings on the proposed amendment.

On June 25, 2019, the Judicial Conference Committee on Rules of Practice and Procedure
approved publication of proposed amendments to the following:

  • Appellate Rules 3, 6, 42, and Forms 1 and 2;
  • Bankruptcy Rules 2005, 3007, 7007.1, and 9036; and
  • Civil Rule 7.1.

The comment period is open from August 19, 2019 to February 19, 2020. Read the text of the proposed amendments and supporting materials:

Preliminary Draft of Proposed Amendments to the Federal Rules of Appellate, Bankruptcy, and Civil Procedure (pdf)

 
   
   

Presidents Past and Present

(back row)

Richard L. Darst  (2001)

Brian Welch (2017)

Elizabeth Herrington (2018)

J. Andrew Langan (2008)

(front row)

Michael T. Brody (2016)

Julie A. Bauer (2014)

Patricia Polis McCrory (2005)

Randall Crocker (2019)

 
 
 
 


68th Annual Meeting (2019) Portrait Unveiling (click here)


Hon. Amy Coney Barret
 
Hon. Michael B. Brennan

Hone. Michael Y. Scudder, Jr.

Hon. Amy J. St. Eve

 

 


68th Annual Meeting ( 2019 ) Memorials  (click here)

Northern District of Indiana Judge Rudolfo “Rudy” Lozano

Northern District of Illinois Magistrate Judge Daniel Martin

Northern District of Indiana Judge George W. Lindberg

Northern District of Indiana Judge George N. Leighton

Southern District of Illinois Magistrate Judge Clifford J. Proud

 

       
      
Welcome to a series of programs about appellate practice in the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals. The Seventh Circuit Bar Association has prepared video segments on the steps in an appeal that will be very helpful to many lawyers. Each topic that you may encounter in appellate practice will have a separate segment and you will be able to listen to experts in the field on each of these matters as your appeal progresses.

        So if you are preparing for an oral argument, you click on the oral argument segment and you will hear from an appellate practitioner and a Circuit Judge on how to prepare for your argument and what to expect on the day you give it


     We hope you will find these segments useful.

 

Past Annual Meeting Speakers

 Click here for E-Mentor Videos
 

 

Are the Polls Open
To All?

A
panel discussion on voter identification laws,
voter rolls, and voter access


Click here for video

Click here for
Part III  Voting Rights Program materials

   
Lighting the Way:

Practical Mentoring Strategies

Click here  (June 14, 2019)

 


 Diversity in the
Legal Profession


From Milwaukee, a panel discussion on mentorship in the legal profession – practical tips on finding mentors and effective mentoring throughout lawyers’ careers.


 Click here
(March 11, 2019)

 




Unequal Pay in the Legal Profession

7th Circuit #Metoo Panel
January 17, 2019

Click Here for Video
     
 

        E Pluribus Unum:
            The Immigration
 Conundrum   
 

Click here for Video

 

7th Circuit Bar Association  |   53 W. Jackson Blvd.,
Suite 1050 
Chicago, IL 60604 
Att. Debbie Groboski  |  312.692-2636 P | dg@ag-ltd.com
Copyright 2008, 7th Circuit Bar Association. Unauthorized use of this site is prohibited.