Criminal Justice

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.

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Illinois Supreme Court

Sex Offender
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Illinois Sex Offender Registration Act
People v. Pearse

Ineffective Assistance of Counsel
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Guilty Pleas
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Juvenile Sentencing
People v. Fort

Illinois Appellate Court

Jury Trial
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Mandamus Relief
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Battery
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Weapons
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Motions in Limine
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7th Circuit

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Sentencing
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Venue
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Ineffective Assistance of Counsel
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Evidence
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