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Criminal Justice

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Section ProspectusThe mission of ISBA Criminal Justice Section

  • to work for a system of criminal justice that fairly protects the accused, the accuser, and the public in general;
  • to seek or oppose change, as considered appropriate, by legislative activity, recommendations on court rules and recommendations to agencies; and
  • to educate and inform lawyers and the general public through newsletters, seminars and other appropriate channels of communication.

Recent Related Cases

Illinois Appellate Court / Civil

Sexually Violent Persons Commitment Act  |  4th Dist.

Ragel v. Scott, 2018 IL App (4th) 170322 (March 20, 2018) Champaign Co. (STEIGMANN) Affirmed.

Illinois Appellate Court / Criminal

Disorderly Conduct  |  4th Dist.

People v. Williams, 2018 IL App (4th) 150759 (March 20, 2018) Champaign Co. (KNECHT) Affirmed in part and vacated in part; remanded with directions.

Illinois Appellate Court / Criminal

Post-Conviction Petitions  |  3d Dist.

People v. Carrizoza, 2018 IL App (3d) 160051 (March 20, 2018) Whiteside Co. (O'BRIEN) Reversed and remanded with directions.

Illinois Appellate Court / Criminal

Battery  |  4th Dist.

People v. Ely, 2018 IL App (4th) 150906 (March 19, 2018) Adams Co. (STEIGMANN) Affirmed as modified.

Illinois Appellate Court / Criminal

Delivery of a Controlled Substance  |  4th Dist.

People v. Garcia, 2018 IL App (4th) 170339 (March 19, 2018) McLean Co. (STEIGMANN) Affirmed.