TITLE 20: CORRECTIONS, CRIMINAL JUSTICE, AND LAW ENFORCEMENT
CHAPTER VIII: TORTURE INQUIRY AND RELIEF COMMISSION
PART 2000 POLICY, HEARINGS AND FORMS
SECTION 2000.50 RELIEF
Section 2000.50 Relief
a) If the Commission concludes there is sufficient evident of torture to merit judicial review, the Chair shall request the Chief Judge of the Circuit Court of Cook County to assign the case to a trial judge for consideration of the evidence and the appropriate relief. [775 ILCS 40/50(a)]
b) The Chair shall recommend that the case be assigned to a judge other than the judge who tried the criminal case and other than the judge who presided over any previous post-conviction proceedings.
c) The Commission has no authority to award monetary compensation, even if it concludes there is sufficient evidence of torture to merit judicial review for other relief.
d) A claim of torture asserted through the Commission does not adversely affect the convicted person's rights to other post-conviction relief.
e) The Commission has the discretion to refer its findings and written decision, along with the supporting record and evidence, to such other parties or entities as the Commission deems appropriate. [775 ILCS 40/45(d)]