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Faculty Publications

Decker, John (emeritus)

Books

  • With R. Ruebner, Illinois Decisions on Search and Seizure (3rd ed., Illinois State Bar Association, forthcoming 2014)
  • With C. Kopacz, Illinois Criminal Law: A Survey of Crimes and Defenses (5th ed. Lexis 2012)
  • With B. Ottley, Arson Law and Prosecution (Carolina Academic Press, 2009).
  • With C. Kopacz, Illinois Criminal Law: A Survey of Crimes and Defenses (4th ed. Lexis 2006) with 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2011 supplements.
  • With R. Ruebner, Illinois Decisions on Search and Seizure (Illinois State Bar Association, 2005) with 2007 and 2010 supplements.
  • Illinois Criminal Law: A Survey of Crimes and Defenses (3d. ed., Lexis, 2000) with 2001, 2002, 2004 and 2005 Supplements.
  • With B. Ottley, The Investigation and Prosecution of Arson (Lexis, 1999) with 2000, 2002 and 2004 Supplements.
  • Illinois Criminal Law: A Survey of Crimes and Defenses (2d ed., Butterworth, 1993) with 1995 and 1998 Supplements.
  • Revolution to the Right: Criminal Procedure Jurisprudence during the Burger-Rehnquist Court Era (Garland, 1992).
  • Illinois Criminal Law: A Survey of Crimes and Defenses (Butterworth, 1986) with 1988, 1990 and 1991 Supplements.
  • Editor, Criminal Justice After Trial (1981) (Not published. Prepared solely for the use of students at DePaul U.C. of Law in course entitled "Administration of Criminal Justice: Post Trial").
  • Prostitution: Regulation and Control (Rothman, 1979).

Book Chapters

  • Symbolism and the Criminal Justice System, Ch. 13 in Criminal Justice in a Global Society: Essays in Honor of G.O.W. Mueller (E. Wise ed., 1994).
  • Substantive Elements of Illinois Arson Statutes & Other Related Statutes, Ch. 11 in Illinois Attorney General Arson Training & Prosecution Manual (State of Illinois Office of Attorney General, 1990).
  • Prostitution as a Public Health Issue, ch. 6 in AIDS and the Law: A Guide for the Public (Yale U. Press, 1987).

Articles

Miscellaneous

  • Recent Developments on Search and Seizure in Illinois, in Illinois State’s Attorney’s Association Annual Winter Training Conference Materials (2004).
  • Recent Developments on Search and Seizure in Illinois, in Illinois State’s Attorney’s Association Annual Winter Training Conference Materials (2003).
  • What’s New With the Fourth Amendment? in Chicago Bar Association Continuing Legal Education Seminar Materials: Criminal Law Committee Program (2003).
  • Post-Instruction Issues: Jury Deliberations and Verdict, in Chicago Bar Association Continuing Legal Education Seminar Materials: Capital Case Training Program (2001).
  • Search and Seizure: 2001 Update, Reading and Reference Materials: Illinois Judicial Seminar 2000-2001 Seminar Series – Constitutional Issues in Criminal Cases (Regional Seminar, 2001).
  • Investigatory Stops and Frisks of Motorists and Pedestrians in Illinois: an Update, in Reading and Reference Materials: Illinois Judicial Conference (Associate Judge Seminar, 1992).
  • Forfeiture: A Review of Selected Illinois Enactments, in Reading and Reference Materials: Illinois Judicial Conference (Associate Judge and Circuit Judge Seminar, 1992).
  • Investigatory Stops and Frisks of Motorists and Pedestrians in Illinois, in Reading and Reference Materials: Illinois Judicial Conference (Circuit Judge Seminar, 1990).
  • Police Interrogation: An Update on the Case Law, in Reading and Reference Materials: Illinois Judicial Conference (Circuit Judge Seminar, 1989).
  • Pro Se Defendants: An Outline of the Case Law, in Reading and Reference Materials: Illinois Judicial Conference (Circuit Judge Seminar, 1988).
  • Restricting Peremptory Challenges Against Minorities: An Outline of the Case Law, in Reading and Reference Materials: Illinois Judicial Conference (Circuit Judge Seminar, 1988).
  • Initial Court Appearance in Criminal Case, in Reading and Reference Materials: Illinois Judicial Conference (Associate Judge Seminar, 1987).
  • With Leonard Cavise, Management of Voir Dire in a Criminal Case, in Reading and Reference Materials: Illinois Judicial Conference (Circuit Judge Seminar, 1986).
  • Management in a Criminal Jury Trial: Post-Instruction Issues, in Reading and Reference Materials: Illinois Judicial Conference (Associate Judge Seminar, 1986).
  • An Update on Admonishments and Pleas of Guilty, in Reading and Reference Materials: Illinois Judicial Conference (Associate Judge Seminar, 1985).
  • The Exclusionary Rule: Its Development, Its Scope and the 'Good Faith' Exception, in Reading and Reference Materials Illinois Judicial Conference (Associate Judge Seminar, 1984).
  • Recent Developments in the Law of Arrest Search and Seizure, in Reading and Reference Materials: Illinois Judicial Conference (Associate Judge Seminar, 1984).
  • Access To Expertise, 101 F.R.D. 635 (1984).
  • Evidentiary Problems in Illinois Sentencing Hearings, in Reading and Reference Materials: Illinois Judicial Conference (Associate Judge Seminar, 1983).
  • Materials on Preliminary Hearings, in Reading and Reference Materials: Illinois Judicial Conference (Associate Judge Seminar, 1982).
  • Admonishments and Pleas of Guilty, in Reading and Reference Materials: Illinois Judicial Conference (Associate Judge Seminar, 1982).
  • With Paul Marcus, Arrests and the Fourth Amendment Warrant Requirement, in Reading and Reference Materials: Illinois Judicial Conference (Circuit Judge Seminar, 1981).
  • Comments, Right to Counsel: The Impact of Gideon v. Wainwright in the Fifty States, 3 Creighton L. Rev. 103 (1973).
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