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Federal Criminal Practice 2019 Edition

This essential guide details the defense of a client in Illinois federal court from start to finish.

Packed with advice from experienced criminal law practitioners, this handbook covers aspects of defending a client in Illinois federal court from start to finish. It examines topics such as grand jury procedure, initial appearances and preliminary hearings, plea bargaining, warrants and motions to suppress, and the trial process from beginning to end, including jury selection and instructions. This book includes discussions of the Federal Sentencing Guidelines, posttrial motions, habeas corpus, and appeals, with focus on the particularities of the federal system in Illinois. It also includes editable forms that can be used in your practice.

Listing of chapters, authors (with firms hyperlinked and location — city — noted), general editor(s) (if applicable).

 

Chapter 1 — Federal Criminal Jurisdiction

Richard H. McLeese, Chicago

 

Chapter 2 — Grand Jury Procedure

Daniel J. Collins, Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP, and Kaitlin G. Klamann, Assistant United States Attorney, United States Attorney’s Office, Northern District of Illinois, Chicago

 

Chapter 3 — Release and Detention Under the Bail Reform Act of 1984

Candace R. Jackson, Staff Attorney, Federal Defender Program, Inc., Northern District of Illinois, Chicago

 

Chapter 4 — Initial Appearance and Preliminary Hearing

Maria Teresa Gonzalez, Staff Attorney, Federal Defender Program, Inc., Northern District of Illinois, Chicago

 

Chapter 5 — Plea Bargaining

Steven R. Hunter, Law Office of Steven R. Hunter, Chicago

 

Chapter 6 — Warrants and Motions To Suppress

Johanes Christian Maliza, Assistant Federal Public Defender, Federal Public Defender’s Office, Central District of Illinois, Springfield

 

Chapter 7 — Pretrial Motions

James P. Fieweger and Carolyn Isaac, Michael Best & Friedrich LLP, and Lisa M. Noller, Hayley L. Altabef, and Ryan J. Lowry, Foley & Lardner LLP, Chicago

 

Chapter 8 — Jury Selection and Instructions

Gabriel A. Fuentes and Kathleen W. Gibbons, Jenner & Block LLP, Chicago

 

Chapter 9 — An Introductory Tour Through the Federal Sentencing Guidelines and Sentencing Procedures

Johanes Christian Maliza, Assistant Federal Public Defender, Federal Public Defender’s Office, Central District of Illinois, Springfield

 

Chapter 10 — Posttrial Motions in Federal Criminal Cases

Gabriel A. Fuentes and Philip T. Kovoor, Jenner & Block LLP, and James P. Fieweger, Michael Best & Friedrich LLP, Chicago

 

Chapter 11 — Federal Habeas Corpus and Posttrial

David H. Iskowich and Retha Stotts, Assistant Attorneys General, Criminal Appeals Division, Office of the Illinois Attorney General, Chicago

 

Chapter 12 — Appeals

Johanna M. Christiansen, Assistant Federal Public Defender, Federal Public Defender’s Office, Central District of Illinois, Peoria

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Packed with advice from experienced criminal law practitioners, this handbook covers aspects of defending a client in Illinois federal court from start to finish. It examines topics such as grand jury procedure, initial appearances and preliminary hearings, plea bargaining, warrants and motions to suppress, and the trial process from beginning to end, including jury selection and instructions. This book includes discussions of the Federal Sentencing Guidelines, posttrial motions, habeas corpus, and appeals, with focus on the particularities of the federal system in Illinois. It also includes editable forms that can be used in your practice.

Listing of chapters, authors (with firms hyperlinked and location — city — noted), general editor(s) (if applicable).

 

Chapter 1 — Federal Criminal Jurisdiction

Richard H. McLeese, Chicago

 

Chapter 2 — Grand Jury Procedure

Daniel J. Collins, Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP, and Kaitlin G. Klamann, Assistant United States Attorney, United States Attorney’s Office, Northern District of Illinois, Chicago

 

Chapter 3 — Release and Detention Under the Bail Reform Act of 1984

Candace R. Jackson, Staff Attorney, Federal Defender Program, Inc., Northern District of Illinois, Chicago

 

Chapter 4 — Initial Appearance and Preliminary Hearing

Maria Teresa Gonzalez, Staff Attorney, Federal Defender Program, Inc., Northern District of Illinois, Chicago

 

Chapter 5 — Plea Bargaining

Steven R. Hunter, Law Office of Steven R. Hunter, Chicago

 

Chapter 6 — Warrants and Motions To Suppress

Johanes Christian Maliza, Assistant Federal Public Defender, Federal Public Defender’s Office, Central District of Illinois, Springfield

 

Chapter 7 — Pretrial Motions

James P. Fieweger and Carolyn Isaac, Michael Best & Friedrich LLP, and Lisa M. Noller, Hayley L. Altabef, and Ryan J. Lowry, Foley & Lardner LLP, Chicago

 

Chapter 8 — Jury Selection and Instructions

Gabriel A. Fuentes and Kathleen W. Gibbons, Jenner & Block LLP, Chicago

 

Chapter 9 — An Introductory Tour Through the Federal Sentencing Guidelines and Sentencing Procedures

Johanes Christian Maliza, Assistant Federal Public Defender, Federal Public Defender’s Office, Central District of Illinois, Springfield

 

Chapter 10 — Posttrial Motions in Federal Criminal Cases

Gabriel A. Fuentes and Philip T. Kovoor, Jenner & Block LLP, and James P. Fieweger, Michael Best & Friedrich LLP, Chicago

 

Chapter 11 — Federal Habeas Corpus and Posttrial

David H. Iskowich and Retha Stotts, Assistant Attorneys General, Criminal Appeals Division, Office of the Illinois Attorney General, Chicago

 

Chapter 12 — Appeals

Johanna M. Christiansen, Assistant Federal Public Defender, Federal Public Defender’s Office, Central District of Illinois, Peoria

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