Illinois Bar Journal

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Articles on Probation

When DUI Causes Death: What ‘Extraordinary Circumstances’ Justify Probation? By Anthony W. Vaupel February 2015 Article, Page 36 Illinois law requires that defendants convicted of aggravated DUI resulting in death be sentenced to prison unless the court finds "extraordinary circumstances." But what does that phrase mean?
The Journey to Evidence-Based Practices in Illinois Probation By Cynthia Y. Cobbs and Michael J. Tardy March 2012 Article, Page 154 An overview of the history, structure, and evolutionary changes in the Illinois adult and juvenile probation system.