Reflections from the Bench
Reflections from the Bench

This September I will have served on the bench for 25 years. I have presided over divorce trials, medical malpractice lawsuits, sat on appellate panels, and been involved in numerous murder trials, inclu...

I am trying to be a lighthouse

This September I will have served on the bench for 25 years. I have presided over divorce trials, medical malpractice lawsuits, sat on appellate panels, and been involved in numerous murder trials, inclu...

Although the rules and procedures for military law generally track those of civilian law, the practical differences between civilian and military life have led to some variations. In the civilian world, l...

The differences between military courts-martial and civilian courts

Although the rules and procedures for military law generally track those of civilian law, the practical differences between civilian and military life have led to some variations. In the civilian world, l...

A new book, The Chief Justices, by former Chicago Bar Association President Dan Cotter profiles the 17 men who have held the title Chief Justice of the United States. In this second of two excerpts (Part I c...

Roger B. Taney: One Decision Makes a Legacy, Part II

A new book, The Chief Justices, by former Chicago Bar Association President Dan Cotter profiles the 17 men who have held the title Chief Justice of the United States. In this second of two excerpts (Part I c...

The differences between military courts-martial and civilian courts

Roger B. Taney: One Decision Makes a Legacy, Part II

Roger B. Taney: One Decision Makes a Legacy, Part I

No gavel? Bang your stapler; and don’t file sandwiches

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