CBA Record July-August 2020


July/August 2020 • Volume 34, Number 4

4 Editor’s Briefcase

Dreaming of Dr. Sigmund Freud

INSIDE THIS ISSUE 11 Congratulations to Terry Murphy: The Man, the Myth, the Legend By Kathryn C. Liss 22 CBA President Maryam Ahmad: Making the LawWork for Everyone By Sally Daly 26 It’s Not Broken, So Don’t Try to “Fix” It: Keep Counseling Confidential By Kathryn L. Ciesla

6 President’s Page

Recommit to the CBA: MakeYour Corner of theWorld a Better Place

8 CBANews 18 Chicago Bar Foundation Report 20 Murphy’s Law 40 Nota Bene

30 Courtrooms are Zooming Along During the Pandemic

By Clare McMahon, Richard Lee Stavins, and Judge E. Kenneth Wright, Jr.

AI for Legal Writing – the Bots Are Closer ThanYouThink

33 The Pandemic’s Effect on Criminal Law By Adam Sheppard

46 LPMT Bits & Bytes Job Searching During a Pandemic 49 Summary Judgments

42 Suggestions for Sizzling Summer Reading

Recommendations from CBA Editorial Board Members and Others


The Last Trial by Scott Turow

34 Business as Usual, or a Chance for Innovation? By Jeffrey Moskowitz, YLS Chair

50 Legal Ethics

Meeting During the Pandemic

35 Five Ways to Recession-Proof Your Law Practice: During the Pandemic and Beyond By Steve Fretzin 37 Young Lawyers Section Celebrates 50 Years with First-Ever Virtual Meeting By Sally Daly

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