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Effective Implementation of the Trafficking of Persons and Involuntary Servitude Articles: Lessons from the Criminal Justice System Response to the Illinois Domestic Violence Act
(Northern Illinois University Law Review, 2008-05)
When the Illinois Domestic Violence Act was enacted in 1986, the General Assembly acknowledged that "the legal system has ineffectively dealt with family violence in the past . . . and has not adequately acknowledged the ...
Defending the Indefensible to Further a Later Case: Sanctioning Respondents in Illinois Domestic Violence Cases
When an act of domestic violence occurs in Illinois, as in most other jurisdictions, both criminal charges and a civil Domestic Violence Order of Protection may follow. The order of protection may be commenced in conjunction ...