Monthly Archives: November 2010

NO MORE “KRANKEL” HEARINGS BEFORE TRIAL

    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 […]

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William Murphy Named Jack Carey Scholar for Spring 2011.

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 […]

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BILL WOLF (HTF) TAKES OVER AS PRESIDENT OF IACDL

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 […]

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Collins, Gallagher, Levitt and MacCarthy all to be sworn in as Circuit Court Judges

  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). […]

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