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

March 2007, vol. 8, no. 3

In This Issue…

  • To delete or not to delete: State Records Act implications for integrated justice systems
    Criminal justice agencies’ reliance on electronic records management systems has drastically reduced the amount of paper-based data maintained by the justice system.
  • Former Assistant Public Defender Suspended Until Further Order
    In September 2003, Julie Baldwin entered into a contract to serve as a part-time assistant public defender in Peoria County, where she was assigned to represent indigent parents in cases in which her clients faced the possibility of termination of their parental rights.
  • In-sites
    There are many sites that can assist you in finding public records.
  • News you can use
    The American Bar Association’s Government and Public Sector Lawyers Division is accepting nominations for its three national awards.
  • 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.

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