Circuit Circuit - Perkins Coie

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November 2017 Fe a t u r e d I n T h i s I s s u e Milton Shadur: The Consummate Judge, By Hon. Robert Gettleman Mandatory Initial Discovery: Just, Speedy, and Inexpensive or Nasty, Brutish, and Short?, By Daniel R. Fine Operation Greylord: Corruption in the Cook County Courts, By Terrence Hake Who, Me, Unreasonable? Establishing “Reasonableness” of Defense Counsel Fees in Insurance Coverage Litigation in the 7th Circuit, By Jesse Bair Supreme Court Limits Use of Settlements to Skip Priority Creditors in Bankruptcy, By David Christian When Unpopular Opinions Meet Politics: Three Milwaukee Federal Judges Who Faced Impeachment Investigations, By Barbara Fritschel Book Review, By Joseph Ferguson, PUBLIC CORRUPTION AND THE LAW: Cases and Materials, by David H. Hoffman and Juliet S. Sorensen T RIBUTES : Judge John W. Darrah, By Jim Dvorak Judge Larry J. McKinney, By Hon. Tim A. Baker

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In This Issue Letter from the President . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 Judge Richard A. Posner Announcement . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Milton Shadur: The Consummate Judge, By Hon. Robert Gettleman . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-8 Mandatory Initial Discovery: Just, Speedy, and Inexpensive or Nasty, Brutish, and Short?, By Daniel R. Fine . . . . . . . . . . . . 9-12 Operation Greylord: Corruption in the Cook County Courts, By Terrence Hake . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-17 Who, Me, Unreasonable? Establishing “Reasonableness” of Defense Counsel Fees in Insurance Coverage Litigation in the 7th Circuit, By Jesse Bair . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18-22 Supreme Court Limits Use of Settlements to Skip Priority Creditors in Bankruptcy, By David Christian . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23-25 When Unpopular Opinions Meet Politics: Three Milwaukee Federal Judges Who Faced Impeachment Investigations, By Barbara Fritschel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26-30 Book Review, By Joseph Ferguson, PUBLIC CORRUPTION AND THE LAW: Cases and Materials, by David H. Hoffman and Juliet S. Sorensen, . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31-39 A Tribute to Judge John W. Darrah,

By Jim Dvorak

A Tribute to Judge Larry J. McKinney, A Tribute to Judge Denise K. LaRue,

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By Hon. Tim A. Baker .

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By Hon. Tanya Walton Pratt .

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Around the Circuit, By Collins T. Fitzpatrick . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 49 Writers Wanted! . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 Upcoming Board of Governors’ Meetings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .