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Government Lawyers NewsletterThe newsletter of the ISBA’s Standing Committee on Government Lawyers

December 2006, vol. 8, no. 2

In This Issue…

  • Former Assistant Public Defender suspended
    While she was employed as an assistant Kane County public defender, Cynthia Sutherin approached three of her colleagues at the Public Defender’s office, as well as another attorney employed by the Kane County State’s Attorney, telling them that she was going to open a law firm with two other assistant public defenders.
  • Attorney General issues opinions
    Under section 4 of the Attorney General Act (15 ILCS 205/4 (West 2005 Supp.)), the Attorney General is authorized, upon request, to furnish written legal opinions to State officers and State’s Attorneys on matters relating to their official duties.
  • Someone you should know: Patti S. Gregory-Chang
    Patti S. Gregory-Chang is undoubtedly someone you should know.
  • In-sites
    There are many Web sites available that provide information related to the criminal justice system. Some provide information about sex offenders and others assist in finding an inmate in a particular facility.

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