Justice http://peoriapublicradio.org en Peoria County administrator reflects on 2013 http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/peoria-county-administrator-reflects-2013 <p>Peoria County’s top administrator says 2013 was a year of accomplishment. &nbsp;Lori Curtis Luther says the County officially opened its new $45 million Heddington Oaks facility in West Peoria. &nbsp;She says the nursing home is a modern change from the former Bel-Wood building that lacked modern fire and safety protections:</p><p> Mon, 30 Dec 2013 14:05:30 +0000 Alex Rusciano 16949 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Peoria County administrator reflects on 2013 IL Justice Kilbride concludes three-year term http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/il-justice-kilbride-concludes-three-year-term <p><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal; ">The Illinois court system will get a new leader next week. Friday Tom </span>Kilbride<span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal; "> concludes his 3-year term as chief justice of the Illinois Supreme Court, and on Monday Justice Rita </span>Garman<span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal; "> will take over. &nbsp;</span>IPR’s<span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal; "> Herb </span>Trix<span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal; "> has more:</span></p><div style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal; "> Fri, 25 Oct 2013 01:22:22 +0000 Herb Trix 13921 at http://peoriapublicradio.org IL Justice Kilbride concludes three-year term IL criminal justice experts oppose mandatory minimum sentences for gun crimes http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/il-criminal-justice-experts-oppose-mandatory-minimum-sentences-gun-crimes <p></p><div>30 criminal justice experts and practitioners in Illinois have signed onto a research memo opposing mandatory minimum sentences for gun crimes.&nbsp;</div><p> Fri, 18 Oct 2013 01:49:37 +0000 Robert Wildeboer 13570 at http://peoriapublicradio.org IL criminal justice experts oppose mandatory minimum sentences for gun crimes Justice O'Connor speaks to Peoria leaders http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/justice-oconnor-speaks-peoria-leaders <p></p> Wed, 10 Apr 2013 23:00:10 +0000 Tanya Koonce 3800 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Justice O'Connor speaks to Peoria leaders Justice O’Connor stresses civic service at Eureka visit http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/justice-o-connor-stresses-civic-service-eureka-visit <p></p><div>Retired Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor spoke to hundreds of people at Eureka College Tuesday. &nbsp;She was the first woman to serve on the nation’s highest court. &nbsp;Justice O’Connor was nominated by President Ronald Reagan, who is Eureka College’s most famous alumnus. &nbsp;Justice O’Connor stressed the importance civic engagement activities such as jury duty:</div><p> Tue, 09 Apr 2013 22:36:02 +0000 Alex Rusciano 3734 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Justice O’Connor stresses civic service at Eureka visit