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Supreme Court Gives Madigan More Time For Concealed Carry Appeal

The U.S. Supreme Court is giving Illinois’ attorney general more time to decide whether to appeal a ruling that the state’s ban on the public possession of firearms is unconstitutional.

05/03/2013

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Madigan Seeks New Appeals Court Hearing On Concealed Carry

Illinois’ attorney general on Tuesday asked the entire 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to review a lawsuit challenging the state’s ban on concealed carry in an effort to salvage the only law in the nation that makes the practice entirely illegal.

01/08/2013

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Illinois Concealed Weapons Ban Tossed By Court

A federal appeals court in Chicago strikes down Illinois’ ban on carrying concealed weapons.

12/11/2012

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Appeals Court: Bribes Too Small To Convict Zoning Inspector

An appeals court has reversed the bribery conviction of a Chicago zoning inspector on grounds the value of two $600 payoffs he received weren’t high enough.

10/11/2012

George Ryan

Former Gov. Ryan Loses Latest Bid For Early Release

A federal appeals court dealt another legal defeat to former Gov. George Ryan on Monday, denying his latest bid to get out of prison early.

08/06/2012

McCormick Place

Labor Wins Round In Dispute Over McCormick Place Reforms

A federal appeals court on Monday said no to a request by officials at McCormick Place to keep labor changes in effect while they appeal a ruling that the changes made by state lawmakers are illegal.

CBS Chicago–07/11/2011