How to Understand Material on Judici - Part 4: Dispositions
Originally published May 14th, 2008 on The East Central Illinois Criminal Law & DUI Weblog
By: Jeremy Richey
This post will focus on the dispositions section of a case on Judici. You can reach this section by clicking the word “Dispositions” after pulling up a case. This section is about the final result in a case. You may encounter one or more of the following terms in any given case.
This means that a defendant entered a guilty plea but did not receive a conviction. If the defendant complies with all the terms of his supervision, he will be successfully discharged from supervision without a conviction on his record. Furthermore, after a certain amount of time, he may be eligible to expunge (erase) his case.
This means that a defendant received a conviction and is being monitored by the court, however, he does not have a probation officer. The state’s attorney will file a petition to revoke the defendant’s conditional discharge if he fails to do what he was ordered to do, or if he commits another crime. If the state’s attorney proves the petition or the defendant admits the petition, the defendant will be re-sentenced on the case.
The defendant received a conviction on his criminal record and he will be monitored by the probation department for a period of time.
The case was dismissed by the state’s attorney, however, the state’s attorney can re-file the case as long as the statute of limitations (the period of time in which a case must be filed) has not run.
The state’s attorney dismissed the case and the state’s attorney cannot re-file the case.
The court ordered the defendant to serve time in the Illinois Department of Corrections.
The defendant must go get a mental health evaluation from a licensed counselor and comply with any treatment the counselor recommends.
The defendant must go get a drug evaluation from a licensed counselor and comply with any treatment the counselor recommends.
The defendant must go get an alcohol evaluation from a licensed counselor and comply with any treatment the counselor recommends.
The defendant must perform a certain number of hours of community service work.
The defendant received either actual or stayed time in the county jail. The time is stayed time unless the words “In Force” appear in the corresponding status section of the table.