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LAGBAC (The Lesbian and Gay Bar Association of Chicago)2 weeks ago
The Appellate Lawyers Association and the Lesbian and Gay Bar Association of Chicago cordially invite you to attend their October Luncheon Program "Neutral Umpires and Honest Black Robes: What Is, and Is Not, Said at Supreme Court Confirmation Hearings" featuring Professor Carolyn Shapiro, former Illinois Solicitor General, professor at Chicago-Kent College of Law and founder and co-director of its Institute on the Supreme Court of the United States. She will discuss how nominees to the Court and Senators alike have generally described the role of the Court and its justices during confirmation hearings, as well as how they talk about key cases and doctrines. These discussions often emphasize objectivity and neutrality, sometimes implying that there are logically deducible and objectively correct answers to the hardest questions of constitutional law. These discussions paint an inaccurate picture of what the Court actually does, can create unrealistic expectations among members of the public, and undermine meaningful public debate about the Constitution. The talk will include both a historical perspective and a discussion of the most recent hearings.
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Date: Friday, October 12, 2018

Time: 12:00 to 1:30 p.m.

MCLE: Participants will earn one hour of MCLE credit. The ALA is an approved MCLE provider.

Location: Union League Club of Chicago, 65 West Jackson Boulevard, Chicago, Illinois. Please note the Union League Club enforces a dress code, which can be accessed here.

Cost: $40 for public-sector members of either association; $50 for private-sector members of either association; $55 for public-sector nonmembers; and $65 for private-sector nonmembers. Lunch is included.

PLEASE NOTE: Registrations processed on-site will be charged an additional $5.00 administrative fee.
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To register online, visit http://www.applawyers.org/newevents.html. Or mail your completed registration form along with a check payable to ALA to:
Chris Teed, Appellate Lawyers Association, 1717 North Naper Boulevard, Suite 102, Naperville, IL 60563.
LAGBAC (The Lesbian and Gay Bar Association of Chicago)
LAGBAC (The Lesbian and Gay Bar Association of Chicago)4 weeks ago
Congratulations to LAGBAC member, Magistrate Judge Mary M. Rowland, whose nomination was confirmed on Wednesday to the federal bench in Illinois! Magistrate Judge Rowland has served as federal magistrate judge in Illinois since 2012. In June, she was nominated for a seat as a district judge in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, making her the only openly LGBT pick out of all the judicial nominations! Again, Congratulations! LAGBAC salutes you!
LAGBAC (The Lesbian and Gay Bar Association of Chicago)
LAGBAC (The Lesbian and Gay Bar Association of Chicago)1 month ago
The Diversity Scholarship Foundation, NFP presents a reenactment of Mendez v. Westminster.
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WHEN: Wednesday, September 5, 2018
TIME: Cocktail Reception 5-6 p.m.
Program 6-7 p.m.
WHERE: Loyola University School of Law
25 East Pearson Street
Chicago, Illinois 60611
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Entry is FREE, but seats are LIMITED. Register at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/dsf-presents-mendez-v-westminster-reenactment-tickets-48914395273.
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Event co-sponsored by:

Loyola University School of Law
Appellate Lawyers Association of Illinois
Asian American Bar Association
Asian American Bar Association Law Foundation
Cook County Bar Association
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
Filipino American Lawyers Association of Chicago
Hispanic Lawyers Association of Illinois
Hispanic National Bar Association, Midwest Region
Lesbian and Gay Bar Association of Chicago
Women’s Bar Association of Illinois
LAGBAC (The Lesbian and Gay Bar Association of Chicago)
LAGBAC (The Lesbian and Gay Bar Association of Chicago)1 month ago
Join your fellow lawyers in helping children from Englewood become better readers! Lend-A-Hand Tutoring at the Chicago Bar Association is seeking volunteer tutors for its one-to-one tutoring program, which meets on Tuesdays from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Chicago Bar Association located at 321 S. Plymouth Court in Chicago, Illinois. Orientations will be on September 4, 2018 and September 11, 2018. This program is sponsored by Lawyers Lend-A-Hand to Youth.
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For more information, please contact Jenna Meyers at (312) 554-2053 or via e-mail at jmeyers@lawyerslendahand.org.
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LAGBAC (The Lesbian and Gay Bar Association of Chicago)LAGBAC (The Lesbian and Gay Bar Association of Chicago) added 6 new photos — with Michael John and 2 others at The Rum House.1 month ago
Thank you to everyone that came to the LAGBAC Lavender Law Reception in New York! We had a great turnout of lawyers and law students for this very important networking event. Thank you also to Skip Harsch and the ABA Commission on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity (SOGI) for co-sponsoring this event. See you in Philadelphia next year! #LavLaw2018
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LAGBAC (The Lesbian and Gay Bar Association of Chicago)LAGBAC (The Lesbian and Gay Bar Association of Chicago) shared their photo.1 month ago
‪REMINDER! LAGBAC’s Market Days Brunch is THIS SATURDAY! Tickets are going fast! Hope to see you there! https://www.eventbrite.com/e/market-days-brunch-2018-tickets-48585698131