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

Expert Witness  |  N.D. Ill., E. Div.

U.S. v. Truitt, No. 18-2324 (September 12, 2019) Affirmed

Federal 7th Circuit / Criminal

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

U.S. v. Greco, No. 18-3496 (September 12, 2019) Affirmed and vacated in part and remanded

Illinois Appellate Court / Criminal

Postconviction Petitions  |  3d Dist.

People v. Todd, 2019 IL App (3d) 170153 (September 9, 2019) Whiteside Co. (SCHMIDT) Affirmed.

Illinois Appellate Court / Criminal

Weapons  |  1st Dist.

People v. Salgado, 2019 IL App (1st) 171377 (September 9, 2019) Cook Co., 1st Div, (GRIFFIN) Affirmed.

Federal 7th Circuit / Criminal

Sentencing  |  W.D. Wisc.

Chazen v. Marske, No. 18-3268 (September 9, 2019) Affirmed