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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 / Criminal

Sexual Assault  |  4th Dist.

People v. Skaggs, 2019 IL App (4th) 160335 (May 17, 2019) Sangamon Co. (TURNER) Affirmed in part and vacated in part; remanded with directions.

Illinois Appellate Court / Criminal

Delivery of a Controlled Substance  |  4th Dist.

People v. Solis, 2019 IL App (4th) 170084 (May 16, 2019) Vermilion Co. (TURNER) Affirmed in part and vacated in part; remanded with directions.

Illinois Appellate Court / Criminal

Juvenile Sentencing  |  1st Dist.

People v. Harvey, 2019 IL App (1st) 153581 (May 16, 2019) Cook Co., 4th Div, (McBRIDE) Reversed and remanded.

Illinois Appellate Court / Criminal

Sentencing  |  1st Dist.

People v. House, 2019 IL App (1st) 110580-B (May 16, 2019) Cook Co., 4th Div, (McBRIDE) Affirmed in part and vacated in part; remanded.

Federal 7th Circuit / Criminal

Habeas Corpus  |  E.D. Wisc.

Jensen v. Pollard, No. 17-3639 (May 15, 2019) Affirmed