(725 ILCS 105/5) (from Ch. 38, par. 208-5)
    Sec. 5. Powers of Supreme Court.
    (a) The Supreme Court shall by a vote of a majority of the judges thereof appoint the State Appellate Defender for a four-year term and until his successor is appointed and qualified. No person may be appointed to or hold the office of State Appellate Defender who is not an attorney licensed to practice law in this state. The State Appellate Defender shall devote full time to the duties of his office and may not engage in the private practice of law.
    (b) The Supreme Court may remove the State Appellate Defender only for cause and after a hearing. The Supreme Court may hold such hearing on its own motion or upon a motion by the commission and may adopt rules establishing other procedures for such hearing.
(Source: P.A. 77-2633.)