Sentencing guidelines: mandatory no moreBy Helen W. GunnarssonApril 2005LawPulse, Page 162The U.S. Supreme Court shook up federal criminal practice by ruling in Booker/Fanfanthat sentencing guidelines are advisory only. Not surprisingly, many questions remain.
New Laws Criminalize Possession of Materials Used to Make Identification Cards P.A. 93-0667June 2004Illinois Law Update, Page 292Effective immediately, it is a violation of the Illinois Identification Card Act to possess, use, or allow to be used any materials, hardware, or software specifically designed for or primarily used in the manufacture, assembly, issuance, or authentication of an official Illinois Identification Card or Illinois Disabled Person Identification Card issued by the Secretary of State.
Procedures Outlined for Criminal Justice BoardJune 2004Illinois Law Update, Page 292On March 12, 2004, the Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority implemented new regulations at 2 Ill. Adm. Code 1760 to outline procedures for the Illinois Integrated Justice Information System Implementation Board.