CBA Nov.-Dec. 2020


November/December 2020 • Volume 34, Number 6

4 Editor’s Briefcase The Trials of 2020 6 President’s Page

INSIDE THIS ISSUE 20 The Illinois Constitution at 50: A Reform Charter with Unrealized Potential By James D. Wascher 25 6 Steps to Effective ZoomMediation By Judge Morton Denlow (Ret.) 27 Jurisdiction Should Be Addressed at the Threshold of Appeals By Libby S. Deshaies, Michael T. Reagan, and Matthew R. Carter

Reflecting on the Lives Our Nation Has Lost

8 CBANews 16 Chicago Bar Foundation Report 18 The Pulse 41 LPMT Bits & Bytes Holiday Tech 42 Legal Ethics More on the Pandemic

31 My Journey with Covid-19 By Judge Kristal Rivers

32 Some Observations from a Practitioner of 68 Years By Jack Joseph


34 Goodbye 2020, Hello 2021 with a Focus on Happiness By Jeffrey Moskowitz, YLS Chair

35 The SECURE Act: A Hidden Source of Student Debt Relief By Lance Sherry and Robert Schur

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About the Cover The issue’s cover was created by Larry H. Aaronson, a partner with McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP, and a long-time Bar Show cast member. Thank you Larry!



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