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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

Federal 7th Circuit / Criminal

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

U.S. v. Hudson, No. 18-1130 (November 14, 2018) Affirmed and remanded

Illinois Appellate Court / Criminal

Sentencing  |  3d Dist.

People v. Rodriguez, 2018 IL App (3d) 160440 (November 14, 2018) Will Co. (WRIGHT) Vacated and remanded with directions.

Illinois Appellate Court / Criminal

Due Process  |  1st Dist.

People v. Lucas, 2018 IL App (1st) 160501 (November 13, 2018) Cook Co., 2d Div, (HYMAN) Affirmed.

Illinois Appellate Court / Criminal

Relief from Judgment  |  3d Dist.

People v. Stewart, 2018 IL App (3d) 160408 (November 9, 2018) Peoria Co. (O'BRIEN) Vacated and remanded with directions.

Federal 7th Circuit / Criminal

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

U.S. v. Jett, Nos. 17-2051 et al. Cons. (November 7, 2018) Affirmed and reversed in part and remanded