Articles From Lori G. Levin

Chair’s column By Lori G. Levin Women and the Law, February 2019 All about Lynn Price, whose story you will hear if you attend "Girls in Crisis: Foster Care and Immigrants" in May. 
Illinois appellate court issues major decision regarding de facto life sentences for intellectually disabled By Lori G. Levin Criminal Justice, February 2019 The appellate court extended the imposition of de jure and de facto mandatory and discretionary sentences to intellectually disabled adults in People of the State of Illinois v. William Coty.
Some battles continue to be fought: The Equal Rights Amendment By Lori G. Levin Women and the Law, March 2016 March is Women’s History Month and is a time to celebrate women. Hopefully, soon, we will be able to celebrate true equality guaranteed by the United States Constitution.
Some battles continue to be fought: The Equal Rights Amendment By Lori G. Levin Women and the Law, December 2014 Illinois will likely take up this issue once again in the next legislature.
Student disciplinary hearing By Lori G. Levin Women and the Law, October 2014 The disciplinary process is far different from being in a court of law, but a student facing such a hearing may be subject to long-term ramifications that may influence not only his schooling but the rest of his adult life. A student facing such a situation should definitely consult with and retain an attorney to help navigate the process.
Stalking No Contact Order Act By Lori G. Levin Women and the Law, November 2011 Since the Stalking No Contact Order Act is relatively new, its effectiveness in addressing this behavior has not been fully measured. It does provide a legal remedy to address what can be an alarming and concerning situation
Case notes By Hon. Richard D. Russo, Robert B. Anderson, & Lori G. Levin Criminal Justice, June 2011 A summary of recent cases of interest to criminal law practitioners.
Synopsis of statewide report on “Examining at-Risk and Delinquent Girls in Illinois” By Lori G. Levin Women and the Law, October 2010 Girls, both in Illinois and nationally, comprise the fastest growing population in the juvenile justice system. See the full report at www.icjia.state.il.us.
Case notes By Hon. James A. Shapiro, Greg Funfsinn, James Stern, & Lori G. Levin Criminal Justice, June 2010 Recently decided criminal cases.
Case summaries By Lori G. Levin, Steve Baker, David B. Franks, Hon. Michael P. McCuskey, Sandra Blake, George G. Leynaud, & Judith Lozier Criminal Justice, May 2009 Recent cases of interest to criminal law attorneys.
Illinois efforts to address disproportionate minority contact with the juvenile justice system in Illinois By Lori G. Levin Child Law, March 2006 The accompanying article illustrates that minority youth constitute the majority of arrested and incarcerated juveniles in this state.
The Cook County State’s Attorney’s Seniors and Persons With Disabilities Division By Lori G. Levin Elder Law, October 2001 In January 1999, Cook County State's Attorney Richard A. Devine formed the Seniors and Persons with Disabilities Division to help protect elderly and disabled citizens of Cook County.

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