Recent newspaper articles about an anti-biotic resistant strain of staph infection (MRSA) have caused much concern among the membership. Some lawyers have reported seeing clients who have contracted the MRSA infection and are concerned about whether they are putting themselves at risk by visiting clients in jail and generally being around infected clients. Local leadership is working […]
Monthly Archives: October 2007
In case you haven’t noticed, the promotional Grade III and Grade IV postings are back up. Even if you slipped in an application prior to the original postings being rescinded, you must apply again, with the new posting number.
In a 27 page tour de force, Justice Burke for a unanimous Illinois Supreme Court found that a Frye hearing must be held prior to the admission of the results of a Horizontal Gaze Nystagmus test (HGN) in Illinois. The defendant’s conviction was reversed and remanded because the question of the reliability of the HGN as […]