Which Trial Courts Produce the Court’s Criminal Docket (Part 2)?

Yesterday, we reviewed which trial courts produced the Court’s civil docket, year by year for the period 1995 through 1999. Today, we’ll review the criminal docket for the same years.

In 1995, the Court decided thirty-six criminal cases which originated in Cook County. The Court decided seven cases from Will County, six from Du Page, four from Livingston, three each from Lake and Kane, and two apiece from Vermilion, St. Clair, Stephenson and Williamson counties. The Court decided one disciplinary case from the ARDC and one case each from Madison, McLean, Knox, Kankakee, Champaign, Sangamon, Bureau, Mason, Ogle, Cumberland and Warren counties.

The Court decided twenty-three criminal cases from Cook County in 1996. The Court decided three cases each from Lake and Kane counties. The Court decided two cases from Will, Madison, Peoria, Champaign, Williamson and Grundy counties. The Court decided one case apiece from Du Page, Whiteside, Jackson, Rock Island, Jefferson, Montgomery, Sangamon, Bureau, Livingston, Iroquois, Boone, Henry and Piatt counties.

The criminal docket continued to be widely dispersed around the state in 1997. The Court decided twenty-five criminal cases originating in Cook County. The Court decided five cases each from Lake and Kankakee counties. The Court decided three cases from McLean County, two from Madison, Champaign and Henry counties, and one each from Winnebago, Du Page, Will, Vermilion, Whiteside, Rock Island, Montgomery, Edgar, Kane, Clinton, Tazewell, Warren, Douglas, Lee, Menard, Pike and Pulaski counties, as well as one case from the ARDC and one case whose geographic origin we were unable to pinpoint.

In 1998, the Court decided twenty-eight criminal cases from Cook County. The Court decided seven cases from Du Page County, five each from Will and Kankakee and four from Lake, St. Clair and Kane counties. The Court decided two cases from Winnebago and Madison counties. Finally, the Court decided one case each from McLean, Champaign, Randolph, Grundy, Adams, Mason, Jo Daviess, Henry, Lee and Fulton County, and one case whose geographical origin we couldn’t determine.

In 1999, the Court decided nineteen cases which originated in Cook County. The Court decided six cases from Lake County, three cases from Kane County and from the ARDC, two cases from Winnebago, Vermilion, Champaign and Wayne counties, and one case each from Du Page, Will, St. Clair, La Salle, Peoria, Kankakee, Marion, McHenry, Coles, Macoupin, Ogle, Ford, Massac and Woodford counties.

Join us back here next Tuesday as we review the civil and criminal dockets for the years 2000 through 2004.

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