CBA Record Sept-Oct 2019

September/October 2019 • Volume 33, Number 5 CONTENTS INSIDE THIS ISSUE 20 Connecting with Communities By Katherine W. Shank 22 Access to Counsel and Protecting the U.S. Immigration System By Ellen Miller 24 The Need for Pro Bono Attorneys in the Courtroom: A Judicial Perspective By Judge Nichole C. Patton and Judge Beatriz Santiago YOUNG LAWYERS SECTION 36 New Bar Year Begins with Networking and Pro Bono Services By Octavio Duran 38 What You Need to Know about Illinois’ New Cannabis Regulation and Tax Act By Tony Traina 40 YLS Hosts Law Students from Spain for Mock Jury Trial By Kruti J. Patel 26 Remembering Justice John Paul Stevens


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8 CBANews 14 Chicago Bar Foundation Report 16 Murphy’s Law 41 Summary Judgments Savvy Advice for Executives andTheir Attorneys 42 Legal Ethics More on Artificial Intelligence

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On the Cover The cover photograph, courtesy of the Floating Museum, shows an exhibit the museum sponsored that was on display at the DuSable Museum of African American History in 2016 called “How to Give Life to a Mountain.” It was an invitation to engage with the legacy of Dr. Margaret Burroughs and the history of the DuSable Museum itself. The Floating Museum ( is an art collective that creates new models by exploring relationships between art, community, architecture, and public institutions using site-responsive art, design, and programming. Special thanks to Lawyers for the Creative Arts for assisting with our cover. Learn more about the group at

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