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Last time, we reviewed the reversal rates at the Supreme Court in criminal cases for the Divisions of Chicago’s First District of the Appellate Court.  This time, we’re looking at the reversal rates across the rest of the state. The Third District fared worst from 1990 to 2020, with a collective reversal rate of 64.18%.  The Fourth and Fifth Districts were almost tied – the 4th at 56.89% and the 5th, 56.25%.  The Second District fared best, with a reversal rate of 52.88%. The distribution of cases across these Districts is interesting.  The Second District accounts for 208 criminal cases,… Continue Reading What Are the Reversal Rates in Criminal Cases for Second, Third, Fourth and Fifth Districts of the Appellate Court, 1990-2020?