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Can I earn credit through self-study?

Supreme Court Rule(s) cited in this FAQ: Rule 795 .

The Illinois MCLE Rules do not use the term “self-study.”  Because its meaning varies, the MCLE Board does not use it to describe CLE options. 

An attorney may earn CLE credit from Illinois accredited recorded courses, including online on-demand, DVDs, CDs, podcasts, and MP3s. 

Reading legal materials such as advance sheets, newspapers, law reviews, books, cases, statutes, and newsletters does not qualify for CLE credit. Rule 795(d)(11).

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