Published Articles

July, 2019: Chicago Bar Association publishes Adam Sheppard's article on Reducing Implicit Bias in the Courtroom. Adam Sheppard was elected to the CBA's Board of Managers and serves on the Edtitorial Board as well. Mr. Sheppard was honored to lecture at a seminar on reducing implicit bias along with a distinguished panel of judges and the leading law professor in this area: Implicit Bias Article

ADAM SHEPPARD, WHO HAS BEEN ELECTED TO THE BOARD OF MANAGERS FOR THE CHICAGO BAR ASSOCATION, AUTHORED THE FOLLOWING ARTICLE FOR THE CBA RECORD MAGAZINE ON THE CBA DELEGATIONS' TRIP TO ISRAEL, INCLUDING THE ISRAELI SUPREME COURT

Israel Supreme Court Article

ADAM SHEPPARD HAS BEEN PUBLISHED IN VARIOUS LEGAL PUBLICATIONS OVER 20 TIMES, MANY OF HIS ARTICLES HAVE BEEN REPUBLISHED IN THE PREEMINENT LEGAL RESEARCH DATABASE OF WESTLAW:

  • "#MeToo In Criminal Court:" March, 2018: After Sheppard Law Firm obtained a dismissal of all charges on behalf of an 80 year-old man who was charged with battery based on the touching of a tatoo on a saleswomen's neck, coupled with a comment that he would like to kiss her, Sheppard Law Firm was prompted to write the following article about the intersection of the #MeToo movement and criminal law. The article was published in the spring edition of the Decalogue Society magazine, The Tablets: #Me Too In Criminal Court
  • Adam Sheppard Review's the 94th Annual Bar Show for the Chicago Bar Association Record magazine (January, 2018): Bar Show Review
  • "Mann Act" Prosecutions, CBA Record (Chicago Bar Association's legal magazine), March, 2017: "Mann Act" Prosecutions
  • "Authenticating Social Media Evidence -- Decalogue, 2016: Adam is a member of Decalogue's editorial board and serves on its executive council. He has authored numerous article for Decalogue, including this recent article on authenticating social media evidence: Authenticating Social Media Evidence
  • The Honorable Richard J. Elrod: In memoriam of The Honorable Richard J. Elrod, distinguished jurist for nearly 26. years and Cook County's Sheriff for 16 years (Loving Uncle of Adam and Barry Sheppard)

March, 2016: Decalogue Society publishes Adam Sheppard's article re: Authenticating Facebook Communications -- Link Above. Adam serves on Decalogue's editorial board as well as the editorial board of the Chicago Bar Association. Adam is on the Board of Managers of Decalogue and serves on the CBA/YLS Executive Council as Director of the Criminal Law Committee (YLS)

September, 2015: The Decalogue Tablets magazine, of which Adam Sheppard is an editorial member, publishes Adam's article -- link above- regarding searches and seizures of cell site location information - i.e., information regarding a phone's geographic location at a particular time in question.

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