The Lawyer’s JournalBy Bonnie C. McGrathJuly 2001Column, Page 338Golfers in the (legal) news; capital punishment and the mentally retarded; and more.
Creation of the Career Criminal Justice Attorney Retention Act; H.B. 3563June 2001Illinois Law Update, Page 286The Career Criminal Justice Attorney Retention Act would provide annual education expenses stipends to eligible assistant state's attorneys, assistant public defenders, assistant appellate defenders, assistant appellate prosecutors, nonsupervisory legal aid attorneys, and assistant attorneys general.
The Lawyer’s JournalBy Bonnie C. McGrathFebruary 2001Column, Page 56When does may mean must? When it comes to appealing interlocutory orders
The Lawyer’s JournalBy Bonnie C. McGrathJanuary 2001Column, Page 10Standard of review for fee suits; U.S. Supremes just say no to drug-sniffing dogs at checkpoints; employee claims rejected by 7CA; and more.
The Lawyer’s JournalBy Bonnie C. McGrathDecember 2000Column, Page 686Extra protection against self-incrimination; grandparents get their (bad) day in court; and more.
Legislation shifts burden of proof—P.A. 91-770December 2000Illinois Law Update, Page 690Persons found not guilty by reason of insanity will bear the burden of proving that they are well enough to leave a secure mental hospital under an amendment to the Uniform Code of Corrections.