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Thursday, May 17, 2018 12:13 am
 A courtroom is not a place where you would expect to find scenes of celebration and tears of joy. Unless, of course, it is drug court.This month, over 3,000 drug courts and other treatment court...
Thursday, May 10, 2018 12:14 am

There are better alternatives to living with advanced dementia

 My grandmother, whom we called “Nana,” always loved children. Many times, she asked me to give her great-grandchildren.In 2000, the moment finally arrived. But it didn’t seem to matter. Ea...
Thursday, May 3, 2018 12:14 am
Prof. Bruno spoke recently with University of Illinois News Bureau business and law editor Phil Ciciora about a potentially crippling case for labor unions at the Supreme Court.Most Supreme Court watc...
Thursday, April 26, 2018 12:12 am

Ending credit card signatures

 So long, Shamu.For more than a decade I’ve been signing the name of the world’s most famous killer whale on credit card receipts and signature pads. When I’m not in a hurry, I add a crude...
Thursday, April 19, 2018 12:15 am
On Saturday, April 28, the Illinois Innocence Project (IIP) will honor retired Lt. Paul Echols from the Carbondale Police Department for his persistent quest for a posthumous exoneration of Grover Tho...
Thursday, April 12, 2018 12:23 am

A history lesson

 A few nights ago in Springfield, after enjoying dinner at our favorite Old Capitol Plaza restaurant, I came across an illuminating discovery – an old friend. Next door to our restaurant is a b...
Wednesday, April 4, 2018 12:15 am
Seeing groups of high school students at Midway Airport on March 23 gave me a feeling that the March for Our Lives event the next day in Washington, D.C., would be big. Indeed, as I took the Metro tra...
Thursday, March 29, 2018 12:16 am
 The U.S. Constitution is the document that ultimately impacts every facet of our lives – our sense of freedom, our belief in equal justice for all and our ability to pursue our dreams. It is a...
Thursday, March 22, 2018 12:14 am
You could choose any number of marquee dilemmas to illustrate how broken congressional politics has become. Guns, Russian interference, climate change – Americans want progress on all of them and ge...


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