October 19, 2020

In her letter, Jenner & Block Partner Terri L. Mascherin writes on behalf of the American College of Trial Lawyers’ Northern Illinois Committee, which she chairs.  She is a Fellow of the ACTL.  Regarding the November 3 election, Ms. Mascherin writes that “judicial independence may be under attack from both sides of the political spectrum as this year’s election approaches.”  She then examines the partisan opposition to retaining Judge Michael Toomin and Justice Thomas Kilbride.