Jenner & Block

“Memorandum Providing an Overview of Illinois Laws Governing the Collection and Access to Criminal Justice Data”

In this memorandum, Jenner & Block Partner Nicole A. Allen and Department Counsel Allison N. Glover highlight the collection of and access to Illinois criminal justice data for a pro bono client.   The memorandum provides an overview of the (1) Illinois laws related to the collection of criminal justice data (focusing on adults, not juveniles); (2) Illinois state agencies required by Illinois law to collect information, including the type of information collected; and (3) Illinois law governing access to the collected data.