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Bar Assoc. offers guidance on judge races

From staff reports

For voters seeking guidance relating to the handful of judicial races on the ballot this month, the Chicago Bar Association now offers its “Judge Smart Pocket Guide” in English, Spanish and Polish.CBA

All versions are available at chicagobar.org/chicagobar/votejudges.

The CBA provides judicial evaluations for candidates seeking to become a judge in Cook County, including those seeking a seat on the Illinois Appellate Court and the Circuit Court.

The non-partisan evaluations are a comprehensive, peer-to-peer review process conducted as a long-standing public service by the CBA’s Judicial Evaluation Committee.

Candidates who submit a questionnaire and participate in the screening process are evaluated on the basis of seven criteria: integrity, legal knowledge, legal ability, professional experience, judicial temperament, diligence and punctuality.

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