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In This Issue…
- Your client has just been found not guilty by reason of insanity—Your work is not over
Following this successful defense, counsel must ensure that: (1) the defendant is transferred promptly to a Department of Human Services facility for an evaluation; (2) the defendant receives a commitment hearing; and (3) if the defendant is committed, he is given a commitment which is no longer than authorized under 730 ILCS 5/5-2-4(b).
- Bill to restrict guardians increases likelihood of ward abuse
The author shares his thoughts on HB 4569, which was recently introduced in the Illinois General Assembly.
- Appellate update
Related Court Cases
Illinois Appellate Court / CivilInvoluntary Administration of Medication | 5th Dist.
In re H.P., 2019 IL App (5th) 150302 (July 1, 2019) Randolph Co. (CHAPMAN) Reversed.
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