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.
Sex offender registrationOctober 2000Illinois Law Update, Page 563On June 19, 2000, the Illinois Department of State Police (department) adopted amendments and a new section to section 1280 of the Illinois Administrative Code. 20 Ill Adm Code 1280.
The Lawyer’s JournalBy Bonnie C. McGrathJune 2000Column, Page 308Playing the child-support percentages; ADA news and views; please don't squeeze the luggage; and more.
Neighborhood Services Act compromise finally reachedJune 2000Illinois Law Update, Page 310During one of the briefest legislative sessions in recent memory, the General Assembly ended a four-month controversy over whether illegally transporting firearms should be considered a felony or misdemeanor in Illinois.
Racial profiling study rejected; H.B. 3911June 2000Illinois Law Update, Page 310House Bill 3911 required Illinois law enforcement officers to record information about the race of motorists who received traffic or warning citations.
Relevant Conduct and the Law of ConspiracyBy David G. DugganJune 2000Article, Page 351The problems posed by the federal sentencing guidelines for defendants charged with liability for the criminal acts of others.