Illinois Supreme Court

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State Supreme Court: CPS Doesn’t Have To Rehire Laid Off Teachers

The Illinois State Supreme Court has sided with the Chicago Public Schools, saying the district does not have to rehire tenured teachers it had laid off.

CBS Chicago–02/17/2012

Gavel

State Supreme Court Orders Hearing For Alleged Torture Victim

The Illinois Supreme Court has ordered a hearing for a convicted rapist who claims he was tortured into a false confession by detectives working for Cmdr. Jon Burge.

CBS Chicago–02/02/2012

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Cook County Plans To Go Ahead With Cameras In Courtrooms

Chief judges in circuit courts around the state are considering the Illinois Supreme Court’s decision to allow cameras and microphones in courtrooms.

CBS Chicago–01/24/2012

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Illinois Supreme Court Weighing Cook County Assault Weapon Ban

The Illinois Supreme Court heard oral arguments Wednesday on an attempt to overturn Cook County’s ban on so-called assault weapons.

WBBM Newsradio–01/18/2012

Rod Blagojevich

Supreme Court Suspends Blagojevich’s Law License

The Illinois Supreme Court has suspended former Gov. Rod Blagojevich’s law license “until further notice.”

CBS Chicago–10/26/2011

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Supreme Court Denies Peterson’s Bid For Release

The Illinois Supreme Court has denied former Bolingbrook cop Drew Peterson’s request to be released from jail while he awaits trial on charges that he killed his third wife, Kathleen Savio.

CBS Chicago–09/19/2011

Scales Of Justice

State Supreme Court To Hear Convicted Rapist’s Torture Allegation

The Illinois Supreme Court will hear arguments Thursday regarding a convicted rapist’s effort to get a new trial, based on an alleged tortured confession.

CBS Chicago–09/15/2011

Drew Peterson

Peterson To Ask State Supreme Court For Release From Jail

Former Bolingbrook police Sgt. Drew Peterson is taking his case to the Illinois Supreme Court Tuesday, in an effort to get out of jail.

CBS Chicago–08/30/2011

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Appellate Court To Go Online For DuPage, Ogle County

In a world in which you can cheaply video-chat with your grandchildren, the Illinois judicial system is farther behind these cyber-times than you may think.

WBBM Newsradio–08/04/2011

Illinois State Capitol

State Supreme Court Upholds Capital Construction Program

The Illinois Supreme Court has upheld legislation that created a $31 billion statewide infrastructure construction plan.

CBS Chicago–07/11/2011

Jail/Prison

Ill. Supreme Court: Inmates Can Keep Most Of Their Income From Prison Jobs

Inmates can keep large portions of income they earn while working jobs behind bars, the Illinois Supreme Court said in a ruling Thursday that scuttles attempts by prison officials to confiscate everything for prison room and board.

06/16/2011

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City Wants StubHub To Collect Amusement Tax

A popular online ticket marketplace is under fire from the City of Chicago, which says it should be collecting amusement tax.

WBBM Newsradio–05/18/2011

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Supreme Court Forms Panel To Help Those Facing Foreclosure

The Illinois Supreme Court has put together a committee made up of judges, bankers, lawyers, a law professor and a representative of the Attorney General’s Office with the goal of coming up with ways to help people facing foreclosure.

WBBM Newsradio–04/11/2011

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Court: Out-Of-State Residents Can Bring Guns Into Illinois

A controversial state Supreme Court ruling says people who can legally carry guns in other states can bring their firearms into Illinois.

CBS Chicago–04/08/2011

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn delivers his inaugural address after taking the oath of office during inaugural ceremonies Monday, Jan. 10, 2011 in Springfield. (AP Photo/Seth Perlman)

Quinn Files To Block Undoing Of Construction Program

The office of Gov. Pat Quinn has filed a motion to block a ruling by the Illinois Appellate Court that would undo the state’s $31 billion capital construction program.

CBS Chicago–01/28/2011

Rahm Emanuel. (CBS)

Chicagoans Sound Off On Emanuel Ruling

Rahm Emanuel’s residency issue has been decided once and for all, and Chicagoans are sounding off on the issue.

CBS Chicago–01/28/2011

Rahm Emanuel

High Court: Emanuel Will Be On Ballot

The Illinois Supreme Court has ruled that Rahm Emanuel remain on the mayoral ballot.

CBS Chicago–01/27/2011

St. Johannes Cemetery

O’Hare Expansion To Proceed After Court Decision

An Illinois Supreme Court decision clears the way for the City of Chicago to move ahead with the controversial O’Hare expansion project.

CBS Chicago–01/27/2011

Rahm Emanuel

It’s Down To The Wire For Emanuel

Rahm Emanuel is back on the ballot for now, but the Illinois Supreme Court must decide whether he will stay there.

CBS Chicago–01/26/2011

Rahm Emanuel

Illinois Supreme Court Will Review Emanuel Case

The Illinois Supreme Court has agreed to review an Illinois Appellate Court ruling that knocked Rahm Emanuel out of the race for mayor.

CBS Chicago–01/25/2011

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