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Improving the Bench: 

Importance of Judicial Quality and Diversity in Cook County

Presented by the Collaboration for Justice

Program Panelists Include...

Stevie Valles

Executive Director, Chicago Votes

Jen Dean

Co-Deputy Director, Chicago Votes

Travis Richardson

Former Cook County Judge

Rick Tulsky

Co-Founder, Injustice Watch

Malcolm Rich

Executive Director, Chicago Appleseed and Chicago Council of Lawyers

Elizabeth Monkus

Staff Attorney & Program Manager, Chicago Appleseed and Chicago Council of Lawyers


Judge's Table

Ask an Expert: Bar Association Ratings, Explained

John Seasley for Injustice Watch (September 22, 2020)

"What's a judicial retention election, anyway?"

Jonah Newman for Injustice Watch (August 25, 2020)

What are Central Panels Up to?

Hon. Mary Shock for This Month in Administrative Law (February 25, 2020)

"Cook County Judicial Elections Stir Up Unusual Public Scrutiny

Maya Dukmasova for Chicago Reader (November 1, 2018)

"Electing Judges in Cook County: The Role of Money, Political Party, and Voters

Chicago Appleseed & Chicago Council of Lawyers (April 2003)

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