Friday, January 21, 2011 7:00 until 10:00 p.m. Navy Pier, 700 E. Grand, Chicago RSVP required by January 10, 2011 RSVP to: firstname.lastname@example.org Crystal Gardens/ Mezzanine Level Open bar Dinner Buffet D.J. The Fine Print: Members are allowed to bring one guest. Please note that law clerks, investigators, […]
Yearly Archives: 2010
That’s the moral of the story of the case of People v. Adair. Read our Appellate Court’s decision reducing Mr. Adair’s case to a Class 4 by clicking here.
On January 1, 2011, the new Illinois Rules of Evidence will go into effect. In 2008, the Illinois Supreme Court, at the behest of then Chief Justice Fitzgerald, formed a committee to codify the rules of evidence in Illinois. The rules are available on the Illinois Supreme Court’s Website. In addition, you can go to former Appellate Court […]
The Illinios Supreme Court, through JUSTICE BURKE, rejects the idea, which had begun to complicate our work, that a trial court should conduct a hearing on a pro se claim of ineffective assistance of counsel prior to the conclusion of the trial. In People v Jocko, No. 108465, 11/18/10, a case arising out […]
The Jack Carey Scholarship Selection Committee has chosen William Murphy to be the recipient of the Spring 2011 Jack Carey Scholarship. William is the 26th winner of the scholarship, which is given to an outstanding law clerk in the Law Office of the Cook County Public Defender three times a year. The award amount was increased from $2000 […]
Congratulations to Bill Wolf (HTF) on his recent induction as president of the Illiniois Associationi of Criminal Defense Lawyers. The local encourages all of our brothers and sisters to join and get involved with the IACDL. The IACDL operates as the local affiliate of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. Pictured above is Bill […]
Ann Finley Collins (HTF), Daniel J. Gallagher (FTD), Mark Levitt (HTF) and Terry MacCarthy (Sup – 26thST) all won their elections on November 2nd, 2010 and will be donning judicial robes within a few weeks. The membership is very proud of these fine additions to the bench in Cook County and Lake County (Levitt). […]
In a case likely to effect many trials involving surveillance testimony, our Appellate Court by JUSTICE (now Supreme Court Justice) THEIS overturned the conviction of Robert Price by finding plain error when the trial court sustained the State’s objections to questions by defense counsel regarding the exact location of the surveillance officer in a common […]
Rosa Silva (26th) won the run-off election for local trustee by getting 60% of the votes cast in the race. Rosa joins the two other trustees of the local, Paul Bellendir (HTF) and Beatriz Santiago (JUV).