§ 725 ILCS 105/1 Short title
§ 725 ILCS 105/2 Definitions
§ 725 ILCS 105/3 Creation of office
§ 725 ILCS 105/4 Commission
§ 725 ILCS 105/5 Powers of Supreme Court
§ 725 ILCS 105/6 Powers and Duties of Commission
§ 725 ILCS 105/7 Oath of office
§ 725 ILCS 105/8 Salary
§ 725 ILCS 105/9 Organization of office
§ 725 ILCS 105/9.1 Individuals may share one attorney or staff position
§ 725 ILCS 105/10 Powers and duties of State Appellate Defender
§ 725 ILCS 105/10.5 Competitive bidding for appellate services
§ 725 ILCS 105/10.6 Expungement program
§ 725 ILCS 105/11 Recovery of funds

Terms Used In Illinois Compiled Statutes > 725 ILCS 105 - State Appellate Defender Act

  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Affirmed: In the practice of the appellate courts, the decree or order is declared valid and will stand as rendered in the lower court.
  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • Annuity: A periodic (usually annual) payment of a fixed sum of money for either the life of the recipient or for a fixed number of years. A series of payments under a contract from an insurance company, a trust company, or an individual. Annuity payments are made at regular intervals over a period of more than one full year.
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Appellate: About appeals; an appellate court has the power to review the judgement of another lower court or tribunal.
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Executor: A male person named in a will to carry out the decedent
  • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • Municipalities: has the meaning established in Section 1 of Article VII of the Constitution of the State of Illinois of 1970. See Illinois Compiled Statutes 5 ILCS 70/1.27
  • Public defender: Represent defendants who can't afford an attorney in criminal matters.
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.