Illinois Redeploy Program amended PA 095-1050June 2009Illinois Law Update, Page 284Illinois lawmakers amended section 16.1 of the Probation and Probation Officers Act by inserting and deleting language concerning the "Redeploy Illinois Program." 730 ILCS 110/16.1.
A Critical Look at the Shaken Baby SyndromeBy Roger H. Kelly and Zachary M. BravosApril 2009Article, Page 200Recent research shows that factors other than abuse may be the cause of damage thought to result from shaking, the authors argue.
Station adjustments: not-so-rough justice for kidsBy Helen W. GunnarssonOctober 2007LawPulse, Page 510For juveniles who break the law, "station adjustments" can mete punishment without creating a criminal record. Here's how to help clients make the most of the opportunity.
Custodian requirements of Juvenile Court Act of 1987 amended PA 094-0604November 2005Illinois Law Update, Page 564On August 16, 2005, section 2-10 of the Juvenile Court Act of 1987 (705 ILCS 405/1-1 et seq) was modified to provide for more precise standards of conduct in instances where the Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) is appointed as the temporary custodian of a minor.
Appellate Jurisdiction Over Child Protection OrdersBy Charles P. Goldbert and Kass A. PlainSeptember 2005Article, Page 466When can lawyers for parents, children, and other parties seek appellate review in child protection cases? This article discusses the details.