Recent district court decisions in Illinois offer conflicting guidance on the admissibility of evidence of violence, which exemplifies the delicate balance sought at trials in which parties seek safety for themselves and family members.
Traffic court is often a new attorney's first interaction with the court system. This program aims to inform those lawyers about proper procedure and processes so that they might make the most out of their appearance.
From experience as both an assistant DA and defense counsel, Nrupa Patel of Bolen Robinson & Ellis LLP in Decatur shares tips for achieving favorable outcomes and saving valuable time when prosecuting and defending domestic violence cases.
Judicial scrutiny of warrantless searches and the expansion of mobile technologies has increased the number, complexity, and possible scope of search warrants. Matthew R. Leisten, First Assistant State’s Attorney for Ogle County, analyzes caselaw covering issues of good faith, staleness and diligence, nexus, and more.
Learn about 2021 DUI and traffic case law updates. Other topics include commercial driver's license/overweight cases; how traffic & DUI charges affect Immigration status; law enforcement & emergency room blood draws; and tips for handling summary suspension hearings.
This CLE is designed to discuss the impact of a DCFS indicated finding, review the DCFS Administrative Appeal process and cover successful strategies in overturning indicated findings at the administrative hearing level.
This guide provides an overview of and introduction to criminal law, serving as a handy reference for seasoned lawyers and a useful research foundation for new attorneys, legal assistants, and law clerks.
A panel of judges discuss how to appear for court over Zoom, proper courtroom decorum, attire and presentation, and an explanation about local rules, standing orders, and how to properly complete an Order.