What We Can Learn From Ill.'s Kilbride Court

Law360, New York (October 31, 2013, 5:45 PM EDT) -- On Friday, Oct. 25, Chief Justice Thomas L. Kilbride ended a three-year term as chief justice of the Illinois Supreme Court, resuming his seat as an associate justice. The following Monday marked the installation of new Chief Justice Rita B. Garman, the 119th chief justice in the state's history and the second woman to hold the post.

Chief Justice Kilbride amassed a record of important achievements outside the courtroom during his tenure. Early in his term, the court announced the end of printed official reporters in...
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