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Has Cannabis Really Been Decriminalized in Illinois?

By Esther Seitz
April
2017
Article
Page 30
Public Act 099-0697 greatly reduced the stakes for marijuana possession. But is using pot really a civil law violation? If so, how does that affect the process due a defendant under the law?

#Oyez, #Oyez: Why Judges Should Let Reporters Tweet from the Courtroom

By Esther Seitz
January
2013
Article
Page 38
The author argues that Illinois courts should embrace tweeting and other microblogging by reporters as an immediate and non-disruptive way to acquaint the public with the workings of the judiciary.

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