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Administrative Office of the Illinois Courts News

Hylla named to commission on pretrial reform of criminal justice system

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.

AOIC Director Tardy retires from state courts office; Meis to take over Aug. 1

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.

Illinois Supreme Court adopts policy statement for pretrial services

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.