Vehicle Searches Incident to Arrest in Illinois after GantBy Michele M. JochnerJanuary 2013Article, Page 30In Arizona v. Gant, the U.S. Supreme Court allowed warrantless searches when an arrestee is unsecured and can reach the passenger compartment or it's "reasonable to believe" incriminating evidence "might be" inside. But Gant raises as many questions as it answers - here's a look at how Illinois courts have reacted.
What’s the Measure of Judicial Excellence?By Hon. Lloyd A. Karmeier, Hon. Morton Denlow, Alfred M. Swanson, Jr., Celia G. Gamrath, Hon. Edward J. Schoenbaum, and Michele M. JochnerOctober 2002Article, Page 516What separates a merely competent judge from an excellent one? Here's a review of the qualities.