....Evans also helped to pioneer the concept of "restorative justice" in Juvenile Court. Youthful offenders are given the opportunity to work to compensate the victims of their crimes.
Chief Judge Evans to receive prestigious award
from Mike Flannery's report on cbs2chicago.com:
When Cook County's Chief Judge Timothy Evans is honored at the U.S. Supreme Court Thursday, it will be a landmark moment for the once-disgraced local Circuit Court.
....U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts will present Judge Evans with the prestigious William Rehnquist Award. Evans, first elected to the court in 1992 and chief judge for the past eight years, is being honored for integrity and judicial innovation.