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HELD AT THE CITY OF SPRINGFIELD, JANUARY 14 AND 15, 1890.

WITH THE

CONSTITUTION, OFFICERS, STANDING COMMITTEES

AND ROLL OF MEMBERS

FOR THE YEAR 1890.

SPRINGFIELD.

PUBLISHED by authority of the Association.

W. L. GROSS,

Secretary.

February 15, 1890.

H. W. ROKKER'S PUBLISHING HOUSE.

CONTENTS.

PAGE.

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Constitution...

Amendments: Articles IX, XVI and XVIII.
By-Laws....
Resolution: Complaints respecting persons not members-Repub-

lished....
Officers for 1890..
Standing Committees for 1890..
Honorary Members...
Roll of Members..
Proceedings-Thirteenth Annual Meeting..

Officers and Members Present....
Minutes of Preceding Meeting..
Admission of New Members...
Report of Secretary F. H. Jones, for 1889.

Action Thereon..
Resolution: Secretary's Power and Duty Respecting Dues in Arrears.
President's Annual Address.......

Attendance, Justices of Supreme Court..
Election of Officers for 1890....
Resolution: Assistance for Secretary..
American Bar Association: Report of Hon. C. C. Bonney.

Resolution embodied in Report, adopted as Amended
National Bar Association: Report of John H. Hamline..

Recommendations in Report, Referred....
Law Reform: Report of Hon. David McCulloch, Chairman..
Centennial Celebration of Organization of U. S. Supreme Court: Ap-

pointment of Delegates.....
Amendments to Constitution of Association: Articles IX, XVI and

XVIII, Amended.....
Relief of U. S. Supreme Court: Report of Special Committee, Hon.

J. K. Edsall and S. S. Gregory...

Action Thereon: Resolution, Memorialize Congress.
Location Supreme Court of Illinois...

Address, of ex-Supreme Justice John M. Scott..
Letter, from ex-Supreme Justice John Dean Caton..
Letter, from ex-Supreme Justice Benj. R. Sheldon...

Letter, from ex-Supreme Justice Lyman Trumbull..
Historian's Report: Hon. J. B. Bradwell-Synopsis..
Reception: Gov. and Mrs. Fifer, Executive Mansion....
APPENDIX: Addresses..

President's Annual Address: Hon E. Callahan..
Unanimity of Juries: Sigmund Zeisler....
Inter-State Commerce: Gen. John McNulta..
Legal Education: E. M. Prince.....

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Adopted in Convention January 4th, 1877, and as finally

Amended January 15th, 1890.

I.

NAME.
This Association shall be called THE ILLINOIS STATE BAR
ASSOCIATION.

II.

OBJECT.

. The Association is formed to cultivate the science of juris. prudence, to promote reform in the law, to facilitate the administration of justice, to elevate the standard of integrity, honor, and courtesy in the legal profession, to encourage a thorough and liberal legal education, and to cherish a spirit of brotherhood among the members thereof.

III.

MEMBERS. The members of the Bar of this State attending this convention, this January 4th, 1877, are hereby declared to be members of this Association, provided they shall, on or before the 1st day of April, 1877, pay the admission fee and subscribe to this Constitution, or otherwise in writing notify the Secretary of their acceptance of membership. And also, all members of the Bar of this State shall be admitted to membership who, before that day, shall notify the Secretary of

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