Stealth Lawyer: Dawn Porter, Filmmaker, 'Gideon's Army'
The Court’s Caseload. In 2013-14, the court released 61 merits opinions (i.e., not OLR decisions, decisions on reconsideration, dismissals as improvidently granted, or affirmances by an equally divided court). This opinion...more
This morning, the Illinois Supreme Court announced a busy oral argument docket of twelve civil cases for the September term, the Court's first term of its potentially year-long stay in Chicago. The cases are...more
Feb. 27 (Bloomberg) -- Dawn Porter, a filmmaker, discusses her new HBO documentary "Gideon's Army" which follows a group of young public defenders in the Deep South who contend with long hours, low pay and staggering...more
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