Do children tell the truth?By Joy RogersMarch 2001The December 2000 death of Peggy McMartin Buckey serves as an occasion in which both attorneys and mental health professionals might take the opportunity to reflect on our understandings of how children perceive both truth and reality.
From the chairBy Kathryn BischoffOctober 2001When I got "notice" from our newsletter editor that one of my responsibilities this year as chair of the section council was to write a column for each newsletter I was excited.
From the chairBy Ruth GudinoJune 2001This has been a very busy year for the section council. Juvenile Law is changing every day and we are diligently working on legislative issues, setting up our Internet Site, and cable programs.
GEE? No, GED!By Terrence M. MadsenOctober 2001Consider the following two paragraphs from the same judgment of dissolution. The first paragraph appears under a section of the incorporated settlement agreement entitled "Maintenance."
Getting to know your council membersMarch 2001Kulmeet S. Galhotra is an assistant public defender currently assigned to the felony trial division of the Cook County Public Defender's Office.
Major court decisionsBy Kulmeet S. GalhotraJune 2001In an unanimous opinion released in May of this year, the Illinois Supreme delivered the latest pronouncement on the topic of environment injurious in the case of In re N.B., 191 Ill.2d 388, 730 N.E.2d 1086, 246 Ill.Dec. 621 (2000).
Major court decisionsBy Kulmeet S. GalhotraMarch 2001The biggest juvenile delinquency case to come down in the recent past is a case that is also helpful to criminal defense lawyers.