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Newsletter articles from 2007

Case summaries November 2007 A probation officer lacks the authority to file a petition to revoke a defendant’s supervision and the trial court has no authority to consider the petition. People v. Kellems, 373 Ill.App.3d 1129 (2007).
Case summaries July 2007 During a police traffic stop, the passenger of an automobile is seized and detained in addition to the driver, for purposes of Fourth Amendment analysis. Brendlin v. California, 551 U.S. ___ (2007).
Case summaries March 2007 The Illinois Supreme Court held that the Juvenile Court Act terminates a court’s authority over a case when the juvenile attains the age of 21 except for purposes of collecting restitution or cases filed as extended jurisdiction juvenile prosecutions.