Illinois Issues

VOL. II, NO. 1/JANUARY 1976

Table of Contents

ARTICLES

3/A new way of dealing with crime: Fogel and his ideas/
Conrad P. Rutkowski
5/Modern PLATO gives individual lessons to 900/
Norman D. Hinton
7/Seven hints on how to go about getting a job under Personnel
Code/ Kay Susan
9/Neil F. Hartigan/Margaret McGurk
12/Relishing 200 years in Illinois/
J. M. (Mike) Lennon and Charles B. Strozier
16/Air crash that killed 16 led to creation of new agency/
Craig Sanders
18/ Need for land use planning linked to population growth/
Sue Kennedy
21 / New force in Senate They call themselves `The Crazy 8'/
Burnell Heinecke

COLUMNS
30/Chicago: Joanne Alter, MSD commissioner, turns engineering ideas into everyday words/ Charles B. Cleveland
31 / Washington: Broken promises on U.S. budget irk state and local officials/ Tom Littlewood

THE STATE OF THE STATE
24/ Public pension funds: Asset or liability?

FOR THE RECORD
26/ Legislative Action
27/ Executive Report: Attorney general's opinions stress Purchasing Act
28/ Legislative Commission Members

FEATURES
11/The Other 49
11/Book Review: Connecticut businessman offers prescriptions for state government/ Samuel K. Gove
23/Selected State Reports
29/Names
29/Scrapbook
32/ Calendar

QUARTERLY INDEX
Center Section/Illinois Issues - October November December 1975 Index Id

COVER/The quality of justice in this case the criminal justice system in Illinois is theconcern of Dr. David Fogel, executive director ofthe Illinois Law Enforcement Commission. Fogel, author of a comprehensive plan aimed at reforming the state's criminal justice system, is depicted by Springfield artist Tim Conrad as ready to help if the system of justice gets too out of balance. The artist is a graphic narrator for Marvel Comics. Fogel's proposal is the topic of a three-part series by Conrad P. Rutkowski with the first article beginning on the next page.

ILLINOIS ISSUES is published by SangamonState University. The publisher/editor serves as a faculty member of the university. He is selected by a board whose members are appointed by the presidents of Sangamon State University and the University of Illinois. In addition to subscription income the magazine is supported by a grant from the Ford Foundation, support from the University of Illinois and Sangamon State University, and donations. The contents of the magazine do not necessarily reflect the views of either university, the Ford Foundation or other donors.

Publisher/editor: William L. Day
Assistant editors: Caroline Gherardini,
J. M. (Mike) Lennon
Contributing editors: Leon S. Cohen,
Conrad P. Rutkowski
Business manager: William J. Geekie
Marketing consultant: J. B. Spalding

The Board
Samuel K. Gove, University of Illinois, Urbana,
Chairman
William W. Allen, Illinois Agricultural
Association, Bloomington
Richard E. Carver, Mayor, Peoria
Robert C. Gibson, Illinois State Federation of
Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations, Chicago
Philip Kendall, Sangamon State University,
Springfield Mrs. Randall Nelson, Carbondale
Olas Nicholson, Lawyer, Chicago
James D. Nowlan, University of Illinois,
Circle Campus James T. Otis, Lawyer, Chicago
Theodore Peterson, University of Illinois,
UrbanaHonorable
Samuel H. Shapiro, Lawyer,
Kankakee
Chris Vlahoplus, Sangamon State University,
Springfield
James M. Wall, The Christian Century, Chicago
Samuel W. Witwer, Lawyer, Chicago
William L. Day, ex officio member

ILLINOIS ISSUES is published monthly (12 times per year).

Editorial and business offices: 226 Capital Campus, Sangamon State University. Springfield. Illinois 62708
Telephone: (217)
786-6536

Subscription rate: $15 a year/$27 two years/$40 three years. $1.50 individual copy.

1976 by ILLINOIS ISSUES. 226 CC, SangamonState, Springfield. Illinois 62708

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Articles for Illinois Issues are written by professional writers or by experts in various fields of government. Students have also written for the magazine. The editors welcome inquiries from writers. Unsolicited articles should be accompanied by self-addressed stamped envelope. Consideration will be given to all manuscripts, but all articles published in Illinois Issues must present objectively all sides to an issue. Editorial offices are located at 226 Capital Campus, Sangamon State University, Springfield, Ill. 62708.

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