Animal cruelty now a felony in Illinois; P.A. 91-351December 1999Illinois Law Update, Page 636Until recently, torturing animals was only a misdemeanor in Illinois. However, individuals who intentionally torture animals will now face up to three years in prison and will be forced to undergo psychological and psychiatric evaluations for a first offense.
The Lawyer’s JournalBy Bonnie McGrathDecember 1999Column, Page 632One new rule clarifies notice-of-appeal filings in criminal cases...
Illinois Continues to Augment DUI LawsSeptember 1999Illinois Law Update, Page 460Four pieces of legislation signed in mid-July by Governor George Ryan are the latest in a series of enactments augmenting the Illinois DUI law, 625 ILCS 5/11-501, and other DUI-related provisions.
The Lawyer’s JournalBy Bonnie McGrathSeptember 1999Column, Page 454"Same part of the body'' rule update.