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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

Sentencing  |  3d Dist.

People v. Harris, 2018 IL App (3d) 170365 (May 19, 2018) Rock Island Co. (WRIGHT) Affirmed.

Federal 7th Circuit / Criminal

Sentencing  |  S.D. Ill.

U.S. v. Wade, No. 17-3177 (May 18, 2018) Affirmed

Federal 7th Circuit / Criminal

Ineffective Assistance of Counsel  |  S.D. Ind., Indianapolis Div.

Laux v Zatecky, No. 16-3282 (May 17, 2018) Affirmed

Illinois Appellate Court / Criminal

Battery  |  3d Dist.

People v. Royster, 2018 IL App (3d) 160306 (May 17, 2018) Peoria Co. (O'BRIEN ) Affirmed.

Illinois Appellate Court / Criminal

Sexual Abuse  |  5th Dist.

People v. Bunning, 2018 IL App (5th) 150114 (May 17, 2018) Christian Co. (GOLDENHERSH) Affirmed.

Upcoming CLE

Nuts and Bolts of Juvenile Court
May 23, 2018 – Chicago

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