Illinois Compiled Statutes > 725 ILCS 105 – State Appellate Defender Act
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- Advice and consent: Under the Constitution, presidential nominations for executive and judicial posts take effect only when confirmed by the Senate, and international treaties become effective only when the Senate approves them by a two-thirds vote.
- Appellate: About appeals; an appellate court has the power to review the judgement of another lower court or tribunal.
- Legal tender: coins, dollar bills, or other currency issued by a government as official money. Source: U.S. Mint
- Public defender: Represent defendants who can't afford an attorney in criminal matters.