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Author Topic: Sentencing Orders and the Illinois Supreme Court  (Read 5222 times)

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Offline RT

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Sentencing Orders and the Illinois Supreme Court
« on: January 22, 2011, 03:44:31 PM »
Hello everyone. In recent posts we have discussed down time or dead time. The time between sentencing and transfer to IDOC. Yesterday, the Illinois Supreme Court has ruled that the day the person is sentenced, is the day that their time in DOC starts. Pasted below is the link to this ruling just made public yesterday. So if your guy sits two weeks, he gets credit for it. Feel free to read it.

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Re: Sentencing Orders and the Illinois Supreme Court
« Reply #1 on: January 22, 2011, 04:13:31 PM »
Hey Rick... That's great news!  I do have a dumb question... does this affect our guys?  Is it retro?  Or just going forward?  Before I start the cartwheels, I want to make sure.

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Re: Sentencing Orders and the Illinois Supreme Court
« Reply #2 on: January 22, 2011, 04:21:12 PM »
If you can give me till Wednesday, I will call the attorney who argued this for the defendant and ask.


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Re: Sentencing Orders and the Illinois Supreme Court
« Reply #3 on: January 22, 2011, 04:23:04 PM »
Thanks so much!

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Re: Sentencing Orders and the Illinois Supreme Court
« Reply #4 on: June 23, 2011, 01:09:52 PM »
If you can give me till Wednesday, I will call the attorney who argued this for the defendant and ask.


Rick
Hi Rick, I was wondering, What did th attorney state regarding this? Was it go to retro?



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Re: Sentencing Orders and the Illinois Supreme Court
« Reply #5 on: June 24, 2011, 01:01:27 AM »
If you can give me till Wednesday, I will call the attorney who argued this for the defendant and ask.


Rick
Hi Rick, I was wondering, What did th attorney state regarding this? Was it go to retro?
Rick announced he is on the road for work currently so he may not be able to answer this right away. Might want to wait until he gets back and ask him or send him a private message so he can answer you at a later date. Just didn't want you to think he was ignoring you!

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Re: Sentencing Orders and the Illinois Supreme Court
« Reply #6 on: June 24, 2011, 08:50:30 AM »
Thank you and yes I was aware of Rick being on the road.. I wasn't looking for an immediate answer since I knew his situation. Thank you though, I will patiently wait. 



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Re: Sentencing Orders and the Illinois Supreme Court
« Reply #7 on: August 01, 2011, 09:12:17 AM »
Nothing in the Supreme Court's decision mandated that this rule be applied retroactively. We have to go on the good graces of IDOC for now. But going forward, it will apply too all inmates.


Rick
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