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Newsletter articles from 2006

2005 criminal law decisions of the Supreme Court of Illinois By Evelyn G. Baniewicz March 2006 Below is a comprehensive summary of criminal decision from the Illinois Supreme Court in 2005, along with a key to abbreviations and notations.
Case summaries December 2006 A police officer saw the defendant in his car, illegally parked. People v. Luedemann, 2006 WL 2828583 (Ill. 2006).
Case summaries September 2006 In People v. Driggers, 2006 Ill.Lexis 1103, the Illinois Supreme Court was presented with the constitutionality of a canine sniff during a lawful traffic stop.
Case summaries June 2006 In People v. Wooddell, 2006 Ill.Lexix 326, the Illinois Supreme Court was called upon to review the effect of a release of a defendant from the Department of Corrections upon a speedy trial demand made pursuant to the intrastate detainers statute.
Case summaries April 2006 Joanne Phillips was arrested and charged with Unlawful Possession of Controlled Substance with the Intent to deliver, Unlawful Possession of Controlled Substance, and Unlawful Possession of Cannabis.
Case summaries March 2006 In this case, the Illinois Supreme Court cleared up the meaning of involuntary intoxication as an affirmative defense, and the proof necessary to obtain an involuntary intoxication instruction.
Editor’s note By Brendan Max June 2006 In addition to our usual summaries or recent criminal opinions of interest, this edition of the ISBA Criminal Justice Section Newsletter includes the second half of a Summary of Traffic-Related Decisions by the Honorable Daniel Locallo.
Editor’s note By Brendan Max April 2006 In this edition of the ISBA Criminal Justice Section Newsletter, we are pleased to be able to provide a special article by the Honorable Daniel N. Locallo.
Legislation—Passed bills part 1: New offenses, amendments to existing offenses, criminal procedure, and drug crimes By Steve Baker September 2006 The following are summaries of new legislation in Illinois affecting the practice of criminal law.
Legislation—Passed bills part 2: Code of Corrections, crime victims, domestic violence, and juvenile law By Steve Baker December 2006 The following are summaries of new legislation in Illinois affecting the practice of criminal law. As these are summaries only, the Public Act itself should be reviewed before reliance.
Summary of traffic-related decisions published in the official reports By Hon. Daniel M. Locallo June 2006 NOTE: This is the second half of the Traffic Related Decisions Summary.
Summary of traffic-related decisions published in the official reports By Hon. Daniel M. Locallo April 2006 NOTE: This is the first half of the Traffic-Related Decisions Summary.