Recent News About Administrative Office of the Illinois Courts
Attorneys residing in the Third Judicial Circuit have until Jan. 7 to file an application to become the circuit’s new associate judge.
EDWARDSVILLE – Madison County Associate Judge Maureen Schuette has been awarded a scholarship to the National Judicial College for 2018.
Madison County Chief Judge Dave Hylla is among members of a new commission that will make recommendations on pretrial reform of the state’s criminal justice system.
SPRINGFIELD -- Marcia Meis will take over as the director of the Administrative Office of the Illinois Courts August 1 after current director Michael Tardy announced his retirement May 23.
The Illinois Supreme Court has adopted a statewide policy statement for pretrial services that includes a risk assessment tool to help courts determine whether low-risk defendants should be detained or released prior to trial.
Illinois Supreme Court approves new rule mandating jury trials in certain cases under mental health code
SPRINGFIELD — Chief Justice Lloyd Karmeier and the Illinois Supreme Court announced last month the approval of Supreme Court Rule 293. The new rule requires that all trial courts commence a jury trial if requested by a respondent in an involuntary admission proceeding.