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Illinois State Capitol

September Hearing Set On Dispute Over Lawmakers’ Salary

“This is going to be a landmark case,” said Gov. Pat Quinn, who used his veto power last month to block lawmakers’ salaries over their failure to reach an agreement on pension reform.

08/06/2013

Cynthia Brim, a Cook County judge, has been barred from her duties following allegations she pushed a sheriff's deputy. (Cook County Sheriff's Department)

Judge Found Not Guilty By Reason Of Insanity In Battery Trial

Cook County Judge Cynthia Brim, who suffers from long-term mental illness, was found not guilty by reason of insanity Monday in her misdemeanor battery trial.

02/04/2013

Gavel

Cook County Judge Charged With Shoving Deputy At Daley Center

Cook County Judge Cynthia Brim was arrested and locked up by authorities after tossing a set of keys and shoving a sheriff’s deputy in the Daley Center court complex late Friday afternoon.

03/11/2012

Tollway

Judge Dismisses Lawsuit To Block Toll Hikes

A Cook County judge has rejected an anti-tax advocate’s bid to block the nearly 90 percent rate hike scheduled to go into effect on the Illinois Tollway system next year.

CBS Chicago–12/20/2011