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COLLABORATION FOR JUSTICE

Chicago Council of Lawyers and the Chicago Appleseed Fund for Justice

A member of the Chicago Council of Lawyers (Council) is part of the Collaboration for Justice – the joint effort of the Council and the Chicago Appleseed Fund for Justice to bring about systemic reform of the justice system. The Council is the lawyer organization which focuses on advocating for a fair and efficient administration of justice. Chicago Appleseed Fund for Justice is a nonpartisan and independent research and advocacy organization which focuses on remedying systemic injustice affecting vulnerable populations within our courts. Together, the two organizations comprise the Collaboration for Justice – working to investigate the causes of systemic injustice in our courts, proposing effective solutions, and working for their implementation. Read More...


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Matching Contribution Opportunity for the Collaboration for Justice

 

We are excited to announce that an anonymous donor has offered to match every contribution made to Chicago Appleseed and the Chicago Council of Lawyers – the Collaboration for Justice  — between October 1 and December 31, 2014, up to $40,000. Please help us maximize this match with a donation before December 31st. We appreciate… Continue Reading

Essential Components for Bond Court Reform

 

Essential Components for Bond Court Reform A Policy Statement from the Collaboration for Justice of Chicago Appleseed Fund for Justice and the Chicago Council of Lawyers   This Policy Statement was published as a Letter to the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin on October 29, 2014.    By Ali Abid, Staff Attorney, and Malcolm Rich, Executive… Continue Reading

2014 Judicial Evaluations and Results

 

For the November 4, 2014 General Election, the Chicago Council of Lawyers has evaluated the judges seeking retention and the candidates seeking to become judges.

2014 Annual Luncheon

 

Thank you to those of you who supported our successful Annual Fundraising Luncheon held on October 1st.