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.
Illinois Supreme Court Ruling Keeps Westlake Hospital Open For NowWestlake Hospital in Melrose Park appears to be saved again, at least temporarily, after a series of back-and fourth court rulings over the future of the hospital.
Illinois Supreme Court Denies Bid To Resentence Van DykeA request to reconsider an 81-month prison sentence being served by former Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke was denied Tuesday by the Illinois Supreme Court.
Court: Illinois Mom Can Sue Six Flags For Fingerprinting SonStacy Rosenbach sued the amusement park in 2016, about two years after her 14-year-old son was electronically fingerprinted while buying a season pass.
Illinois Supreme Court Hears Food Truck Regulations CaseLaura Pekarik sued Chicago shortly after the city's food truck regulations were introduced, saying the regulations unfairly suppress competition.
Court To Hear Argument For Testing Demolition-Debris SitesState and Will County officials are protesting a decision by the Illinois Pollution Control Board that omitted groundwater checks in rules for disposing of so-called clean construction demolition debris.
Crystal Lake Lawyer Charged With Threatening Public OfficialsA Crystal Lake lawyer is being held in the Cook County jail without bond after allegedly sending a threatening email to a public official.
Court Rules Against Rauner In AFSCME Contract DisputeThe appellate court found that the labor board wrongly failed to follow established practice in determining impasse.
Court: Warrant Needed For Drug-Dog Search At Apartment DoorThe court ruled 4-3 Thursday that the common area outside any apartment door is a legal part of a home.
P. Scott Neville Jr. Is The Newest Illinois Supreme Court Justice The Illinois Supreme Court now has its second African American justice in its 170 year history.
Illinois Supreme Court Upholds Drew Peterson's Murder Conviction Of Third Wife, Kathleen SavioThe use of hearsay testimony to convict former Chicago-area police officer Drew Peterson in the death of his third wife was proper, the Illinois Supreme Court ruled Thursday in upholding the conviction.
Illinois High Court Clears Doubt Over Snow-Shoveling LawProperty owners can take comfort, but shouldn't lapse into negligence, now that the Illinois Supreme Court has clarified a 1979 state law protecting them from some slip-and-fall lawsuits.
Illinois Supreme Court Won't Reconsider Redistricting RulingIt's the second failed attempt to overhaul redistricting by petition in two years.
Gay Rights Setback Seen In Illinois Supreme Court RulingGay rights advocates say an Illinois Supreme Court ruling is a step backward for same-sex couples and will also harm all unmarried domestic partners.