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Traffic Laws and Courts

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Section ProspectusThe mission of ISBA Traffic Laws and Courts Section

  • to promote professional excellence among judges, prosecutors, defense counsel and administrative officials in all phases of traffic court and motor vehicle proceedings, through the presentation of continuing legal education programs, promoting conferences highlighting developments in the law and the publication of an informational newsletter;
  • to review proposed legislation and recommend new legislative initiatives; and
  • to advocate administrative and procedural regulations as they relate to the administration of Illinois' vehicle codes or similar local traffic provisions.

Recent Related Cases

Illinois Appellate Court / Criminal

DUI  |  3d Dist.

People v. Motzko, 2019 IL App (3d) 180184 (August 15, 2019) Peoria Co. (WRIGHT) Reversed and remanded.

Illinois Appellate Court / Criminal

DUI  |  2d Dist.

City of McHenry v. Kleven, 2019 IL App (2d) 180758 (August 13, 2019) McHenry Co. (JORGENSEN) Reversed and remanded.

Illinois Appellate Court / Civil

Attorney's Fees  |  1st Dist.

Lopez v. Rendered Services, Inc., 2019 IL App (1st) 181869 (July 31, 2019) Cook Co., 3d Div. (ELLIS) Reversed.

Illinois Appellate Court / Criminal

Jury Deliberations  |  3d Dist.

People v. Parker, 2019 IL App (3d) 170108 (July 26, 2019) Tazewell Co. (SCHMIDT) Affirmed.

Illinois Appellate Court / Criminal

DUI  |  2d Dist.

People v. Lenz, 2019 IL App (2d) 180124 (July 24, 2019) Du Page Co. (BIRKETT) Affirmed (case 2-18-1024); vacated and remanded (case 2-18-0125)..