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Diversity, equity, and inclusion have rightfully dominated the conversation over the past year, especially since the death of George Floyd. In Illinois, we’re fortunate that the Illinois Supreme Court has recognized the need for diversity and inclusion (D&I) education for some time, even amending Illinois Supreme Court Rule 794(d)(2)(i) in 2017 to require every licensed Illinois attorney take one hour of D&I CLE every two years.  The Court used data from the Illinois Supreme Court Commission on Professionalism to make this change. At the time of adoption, the number of D&I CLEs offered was significantly lower than other professional responsibility areas, particularly legal ethics and professionalism. In the first two years of this rule change,… Continue Reading Three Questions to Ask When Identifying Effective D&I CLE