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BY-LAWS.

Adopted by the Association January 10th, 1879, and

Amended January 8th, 1880.

I. The Association shall convene at the hour of 10 o'clock A. M. on the day of the Annual Meeting.

II.

ORDER OF BUSINESS. 1. Reading of minutes of preceding meetings. 2. Report of Committee on Admissions. 3. Election of Officers. 4. The Annual Address by the retiring President. 5. Reports of Standing Committees, in the order nained:

a. Executive Committee.
b. Legal Education.
c. Law Reform.
d. Grievances.

e. Legal Biography.
6. Reports of Special Committees.
7. Special Addresses.
8. Miscellaneous Business.

III. The Standing Committees shall meet and organize by selecting one of their number Chairman and another Secretary, immediately upon their appointment and during the annual meeting. At regular meetings, and after notice of special meetings, the number present shall constitute a quorum. Standing committees shall perform their respective duties so far as practicable during the annual meeting, and report to such meeting

IV. Applications for admissions may be made in writing to the Secretary, accompanied with the admission fee and the recommendation of a member of the Association. The Secretary shall lay such applications as are received by him before the Committee on Admissions, for its consideration and report.

V.

The public deliberations of the Association shall be governed by the usual parliamentary rules.

VI.

The proceedings, at the meeting of the Association, shall be published and distributed by the Secretary.

VII.

Members in arrears for annual dues, after notice and demand in writing by the Secretary, shall be reported to the Association by the Secretary, and shall be suspended from membership.

VIII. Charges of misconduct on the part of any member of the Association, shall be preferred in writing to the Chairman of the Committee on Grievances; and said committee, after due notice, shall proceed to investigate such charges, and make report thereof to the Association. The Association shall thereupon, after notice to the member under charges, take such action upon the report and charges as may be determined, and either exonerate, suspend, or expel said member.

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STANDING COMMITTEES.
EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE:

E. Callahan, er-officio Chairman.
Frank H. Jones, ex-officio Secretary.
J. B. Bradwell, Chicago.
J. H. Raymond, Chicago.
Robert Matheny, Springfield.
"J. M. Riggs, Winchester.

A. M. Yancey, Bunker Hill.
COMMITTEE ON ADMISSIONS:

G. W. Fogg, Quincy.
Luther Dearborn, Aurora.
Henry Van Sellar, Paris.
J. A. Creighton, Springfield.

R. E. Jenkins, Chicago.
COMMITTEE ON GRIEVANCES:

E. B. Green, Mt. Carmel.
A. A. Goodrich, Jerseyville.
J. Mayo Palmer, Springfield.
George D. Chafee, Shelbyville.

E. B. Sherman, Chicago.
COMMITTEE ON LAW REFORM:

David McCulloch, Peoria,
J. H. Miller, Toulon.
S. W. Moulton, Shelbyville.
S. S. Gregory, Chicago.
C. C. Bonney, Chicago.

IV. Applications for admissions may be made in writing to the Secretary, accompanied with the admission fee and the recommendation of a member of the Association. The Secretary shall lay such applications as are received by him before the Committee on Admissions, for its consideration and report.

V.

The public deliberations of the Association shall be governed by the usual parliamentary rules.

VI. The proceedings, at the meeting of the Association, shall be published and distributed by the Secretary.

VII. Members in arrears for annual dues, after notice and demand in writing by the Secretary, shall be reported to the Association by the Secretary, and shall be suspended from membership.

VIII. Charges of misconduct on the part of any member of the Association, shall be preferred in writing to the Chairman of the Committee on Grievances; and said committee, after due notice, shall proceed to investigate such charges, and make report thereof to the Association. The Association shall thereupon, after notice to the member under charges, take such action upon the report and charges as may be determined, and either exonerate, suspend, or expel said member.

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STANDING COMMITTEES.
EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE:

E. Callahan, ex-officio Chairman.
Frank H. Jones, ex-officio Secretary.
J. B. Bradwell, Chicago.
J. H. Raymond, Chicago.
Robert Matheny, Springfield.
J. M. Riggs, Winchester.

A. M. Yancey, Bunker Hill.
COMMITTEE ON ADMISSIONS:

G. W. Fogg, Quincy.
Luther Dearborn, Aurora.
Henry Van Sellar, Paris.
J. A. Creighton, Springfield.

R. E. Jenkins, Chicago.
COMMITTEE ON GRIEVANCES:

E. B. Green, Mt. Carmel.
A. A. Goodrich, Jerseyville.
J. Mayo Palmer, Springfield.
George D. Chafee, Shelbyville.

E. B. Sherman, Chicago.
COMMITTEE ON LAW REFORM:

David McCulloch, Peoria,
J. H. Miller, Toulon.
S. W. Moulton, Shelbyville.
S. S. Gregory, Chicago.
C. C. Bonney, Chicago.

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