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

Federal 7th Circuit / Criminal

Due Process  |  S.D. Ind., Indianapolis Div.

U.S. v. Garcia, Nos. 18-1890 & 18-2261 Cons. (January 22, 2020) Affirmed and vacated in part and remanded

Federal 7th Circuit / Criminal

Hobbs Act  |  S.D. Ind., Indianapolis Div.

U.S. v. Ingram, No. 19-1403 (January 17, 2020) Affirmed

Federal 7th Circuit / Criminal

Supervised Release  |  N.D. Ill., E. Div.

U.S. v. Dodds, No. 19-1135 (January 13, 2020) Affirmed as modified

Federal 7th Circuit / Criminal

Firearms  |  N.D. Ill., E. Div.

U.S. v. Williams, No. 19-1358 (January 10, 2020) Affirmed

Federal 7th Circuit / Criminal

Right to Counsel  |  E.D. Wisc.

Subdiaz-Osorio v. Humphreys, No. 18-1061 (January 9, 2020) Affirmed

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