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Ill. High Court Mandates Evaluations For Judges

Law360 (March 3, 2011, 7:54 PM EST) -- Circuit and associate judges in Illinois will undergo mandatory judicial evaluations as part of an effort to improve public confidence in Illinois courts, the state's high court announced Tuesday.

The evaluation program has been voluntary since 1988, but the Illinois Supreme Court decided to make evaluations mandatory as one of several strategies the court conceived in 2008 to improve the state judiciary. The state supreme court amended a court rule Tuesday to implement the mandatory program.

"This is an extremely important step in making a good...
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