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NIU Law to Host Illinois Supreme Court Access to Justice Listening Conference

Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at 1:30pm to 4:00pm

Swen Parson, Francis X. Riley Courtroom 230 Normal Rd

Chief Justice Thomas L. Kilbride, Justice Robert R. Thomas, Chief Judge Michael J. Sullivan, and Dean Jennifer L. Rosato cordially invite you to the Illinois Supreme Court Commission on Access to Justice Listening Conference.  The conference will be held at the Northern Illinois University College of Law (DeKalb, IL) in the Riley Courtroom (Room #170). 

Additional speakers/panelists for the conference include Patrick M. Kinnally (Kane County Bar Association), Michele Meyer (Mutual Ground), Mike O’Connor (Prairie State Legal Services), Professor David H. Taylor (NIU College of Law), and Michelle Rock (Director of Illinois Center of Excellence for Behavioral Health and Justice).

The Commission on Access to Justice is devoted to doing whatever it possibly can to improve access to justice for everyone, with an emphasis on improving access for low-income and vulnerable people. The purpose of this conference is to hear from people engaged in the judicial system about problems confronting the poor and vulnerable in our communities and to hear about possible solutions.

This event is free and open to the public.  Space is limited, so please RSVP to


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