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.
The Lawyer's JournalBy Bonnie McGrathMay 1999Column, Page 238The high court revisits the single-subject rule.
The Lawyer's JournalBy Bonnie McGrathApril 1999Column, Page 186Offer, acceptance, consideration, and criminal law.
A Level Field for Death Penalty CasesBy Timothy L. BertschyApril 1999Column, Page 184When Illinois re-enacted the death penalty in 1977, the General Assembly and the criminal justice system made a legal and moral commitment to the people of Illinois that, if executions take place in their name, they would be done right.
Drug-Aided Crimes (``Date Rape'' Drugs) — PA 90-735March 1999Illinois Law Update, Page 130Sponsored by Senator Kirk W. Dillard, Public Act 90-735 makes it a battery to administer a controlled substance to a person without his or her consent, or by threat or deception, for non-medical purposes.
The Lawyer's JournalBy Bonnie McGrathMarch 1999Column, Page 126The "Frye plus reliability'' standard.
Community Policing Volunteers—PA 90-651February 1999Illinois Law Update, Page 73Mayor Richard Daley called for the passage of legislation to increase penalties for crimes committed against community policing volunteers.