GENERAL ADMINISTRATIVE ORDER No.: 2018-08 Preparation for multiple arrest incident

On the basis of recent public statements by local law enforcement officials and a
representative of persons planning acts of"civil disobedience" that, beginning at approximately
4:00 p.m., would obstruct or block traffic along a route beginning on Lake Shore Drive at
Diversey Parkway, continuing north on Lakeshore Drive to Belmont Avenue, west on Belmont
A venue to Clark Street, north on Clark Street to Addison Street, and ending in the vicinity of
Wrigley Field, 1060 W. Addison St., in the city of Chicago on August 2, 2018; in anticipation
that the court's usual afternoon operations may be inadequate for hearing the new cases resulting
from any arrests arising from this incident; and in the interest of the fair and orderly
administration of justice for all concerned,

IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that, for the period August 2-3, 2018, the court shall operate
pursuant to the provisions of Cook Co. Cir. Ct. G.O. 18.1 through 18.14 (G.O. 18) by preparing
accordingly for multiple arrests; and

IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that, for the period August 2-3, 2018, all authority and duties
assigned by G.O. 18 to the "Presiding Judge" for operations at the George N. Leighton Criminal
Courthouse, 2600 S. California A venue, Chicago, Illinois, are hereby assigned to the Presiding
Judge of the court's Pretrial Division.

Dated this 1st day of August, 2018, and effective immediately.

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