Friday, January 27, 2023

Historical Event in the Northern District of Illinois

Chicagoans: at 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday afternoon, January 31, 2023, in the Parsons Courtroom in the Dirksen Building, US District Court for the Northern District of Illinois will celebrate the hanging of photograph of portraits of its judges that will have to that point been omitted from a courtroom display.  Two sitting judges–Judge Tom Durkin and Judge Manish Shah--will preside and Christopher W. Schmidt, Chicago-Kent College of Law, whom, the announcement states, “is preparing a biography of Judge Kenesaw Mountain Landis,” will comment.  Rich Chan, one of the authors of Chicago Rules: Federal Cases that Defined the City and the Nation, will also speak.