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Illinois Supreme Court Holds Circuit Court Clerk Had No Duty to Confirm Accuracy of Jail Credits

When a defendant is convicted of a criminal offense and sentenced to prison time, the Unified Code of Corrections requires the Circuit Court clerk to transmit to the Department of Corrections the total time the defendant...more

Nevada Poised To Increase Output Of Reported Decisions

In November, the voters of Nevada approved Question 1 which amended Article 6 of the Nevada Constitution to create an intermediate Court of Appeals. California’s intermediate court is styled the Court of Appeal (no “s”). ...more

Jobs, Funding For Courts On Agenda For New ABA President  [Video]

Aug. 13 (Bloomberg Law) -- James Silkenat, incoming president for the American Bar Association, talks with Bloomberg Law' s Lee Pacchia about his plans for for his term....more

Florida Legislature Repeals Longstanding Law On Terms Of Courts And Creates New Law Affecting Appellate Court’s Ability To Recall...

In the 2013 legislative session, the Florida Legislature repealed the set of statutes that originated at the turn of the twentieth century setting terms of courts for all of Florida’s circuit courts, district courts of...more

The Kilbride Court After Two Years: A Pragmatic and Collegial Team

Reviewing the videotape of every civil oral argument at the Illinois Supreme Court, as I do for my firm's blog The Appellate Strategist, you can't help but be impressed by the collegiality of the Illinois Supreme Court. At...more

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