George Grzeca still has several foursomes available for the local’s golf outing scheduled for JULY 24, 2008. Please call him at 26th Street (x5072) as soon as possible before all the spots are gone.
Monthly Archives: June 2008
The Supreme Court, in a 5-4 Scalia opinion invalidated the hangun ban and trigger lock requirement enacted in Washington D.C. Read the case by clicking this. Then discuss.
MORE WORK FOR US The Supreme Court of the United States just made more work for us by deciding on 6/19/08, in Indiana v Edwards, 2008 U.S. LEXIS 5031, that a defendant may be fit for trial but not fit to exercise the right to self representation under Faretta v California, 422 U.S.806. Given that most […]
Brother Kevin Ochalla has organized our union sponsored softball team again this year. The first game is at 7:00 pm on Thursday, 6/12/08 at Welles Park (Montrose and Western). Our team is Time Considered Served and is currently looking for interested players from our ranks. For more information on playing or the schedule, call Kevin at Ext. […]
Read here about the caseload problems for Miami public defenders and their plan to stop accepting appointment on new cases: http://www.miamiherald.com/519/story/555857.html.
Many prosecutors and judges seem to think that Public Act 095-0134 aka 730 ILCS 5/3-6-3(v), effective 8/13/07, requires that a defendant serve 75% time for Class X Drug cases. Not So!!! A careful reading of the statute by some of our brothers and sisters and a call to IDOC Legal Counsel by brother David Will reveals that […]