Illinois Supreme Court Chooses Appellate Court Judge Robert Carter To Replace Justice Thomas Kilbride For Two YearsOne week after Illinois Supreme Court Justice conceded defeat in his bid for retention to a third 10-year term, the state's highest court has unanimously chosen Illinois Appellate Court Justice Robert Carter to fill Kilbride's seat until the next election in 2022.
Illinois Supreme Court Justice Thomas Kilbride Trailing In Bid To Keep His SeatKilbride needed at least 60% of the vote to retain his seat in the 3rd Judicial District. With nearly 98% of precincts reporting, unofficial results show Kilbride had only about 56% support.
Illinois Supreme Court Rules CPD Misconduct Records Cannot Be DestroyedThe court found that destroying the documents would violate that state's public records law.
Illinois Supreme Court Allows Circuit Courts To Resume Normal Operations June 1In the order, the high court leaves to the chief judges of each of Illinois' 24 judicial circuits to implement plans for reopening based on specific factors.
Illinois Supreme Court Disbars Former Gov. Rod BlagojevichThree months after he returned home from prison, former Gov. Rod Blagojevich has lost his license to practice law, after the Illinois Supreme Court officially disbarred him on Monday.
Wisconsin Supreme Court Tosses Stay-At-Home Order; Could Illinois Supreme Court Face Similar Case?They are divided by a simple state line, but when it comes to commerce, Illinois and parts of Wisconsin are looking very different.
Illinois Supreme Court Declines To Intervene In Rep. Darren Bailey's Lawsuit Against Gov. JB Pritzker's Stay-At-Home Order“The Supreme Court is not saying they’re not going to rule on this ever, they’re just saying that they don’t want to skip over the Appellate Court is my understanding,” Pritzker said.
Gov. JB Pritzker Asks Illinois Supreme Court To Hear Appeal Of Ruling Exempting Rep. Darren Bailey From Extended Stay-At-Home OrderThe attorney general's office argues state law "does not limit the number of proclamations that the Governor may issue for a single disaster."
Illinois Supreme Court To Hear Arguments Via Videoconference In MayThe court is scheduled to hear 11 cases on May 12-14. Arguments begin at 9 a.m. each day.
1st African American On Illinois High Court Dies At 86Current Chief Justice Anne M. Burke heralded Freeman as someone with a sharp legal mind who broke down barriers throughout his life.
Charles Freeman, First African-American To Serve On Illinois Supreme Court And As Chief Justice, DiesCharles Freeman, the first African-American to service on the Illinois Supreme Court and as Chief Justice, has died.
Illinois Supreme Court Candidate Forum Set For ChicagoOrganizers say six of the seven primary candidates running to replace retired Justice Charles Freeman are expected to attend.
Illinois Supreme Court Justice Robert Thomas Retiring At The End Of Februrary; Played Kicker For Chicago Bears For 10 SeasonsThomas, 67, was first elected as an Illinois Supreme Court Justice in December 2000, and served as the court’s chief justice for three years from September 2005 to September 2008.
Anne Burke Named Chief Justice Of Illinois Supreme CourtThe state's highest court selected Anne Burke earlier this week. The 13-year veteran of the court will start her three-year term Oct. 26.
Attorney Joel Brodsky, Who Represented Drew Peterson, Suspended Indefinitely From Practicing Law In IllinoisAttorney Joel A. Brodsky, who represented convicted wife killer Drew Peterson, has been suspended from practicing law in Illinois effective immediately, according to the Illinois Supreme Court.