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Brandon Sun
A look at Chicago's Tribune Tower as it changes handsJefferson and James Madison extolling the freedom of the press. The Hall of Ins
A look at Chicago's Tribune Tower as it changes hands
Brandon Sun / Posted 9 hours ago
Jefferson and James Madison extolling the freedom of the press. The Hall of Inscriptions also features a passage from an Illinois Supreme Court decision in 1923 in an unsuccessful libel suit brought against the Tribune by the city of Chicago.... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
A look at Chicago's Tribune Tower as it changes handsJefferson and James Madison extolling the freedom of the press. The Hall of Ins
A look at Chicago's Tribune Tower as it changes hands
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 11 hours ago
Jefferson and James Madison extolling the freedom of the press. The Hall of Inscriptions also features a passage from an Illinois Supreme Court decision in 1923 in an unsuccessful libel suit brought against the Tribune by the city of Chicago.... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Jim Dey: Judges always vying for last word in disputesthe news. The proposed Independent Map Amendment is moldering in the grave, th
Jim Dey: Judges always vying for last word in disputes
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted yesterday
the news. The proposed Independent Map Amendment is moldering in the grave, the result of a decision in late August by the Illinois Supreme Court striking it from the November ballot. But the last gasp in the legal case was not expressed until... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Ditka, Todd Ricketts sign on for Ivanka Trump fundraiser in Chicagocontrast to his vocal support of an amendment to change how legislative distric
Ditka, Todd Ricketts sign on for Ivanka Trump fundraiser in Chicago
Chicago Tribune / Posted yesterday
contrast to his vocal support of an amendment to change how legislative districts are drawn, which was rejected by the Illinois Supreme Court. "There's a lot of pluses and minuses to it," Rauner said when asked about the transportation... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Steven Reick, John Bartman seek to succeed Jack Franks in 63rd House Districtbenefits. Pensions now take up almost 25 percent of the state budget. Reform i
Steven Reick, John Bartman seek to succeed Jack Franks in 63rd House District
Northwest Herald / Posted 3 days ago
benefits. Pensions now take up almost 25 percent of the state budget. Reform is easier said than done, especially with an Illinois Supreme Court ruling reinforcing the constitutional mandate that existing benefits cannot be diminished. Reick said... Read more
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McDonough County Voice
State high court may cost county moneyMACOMB — Members of the McDonough County Board's finance committee were told Th
State high court may cost county money
McDonough County Voice / Posted 4 days ago
MACOMB — Members of the McDonough County Board's finance committee were told Thursday that an Illinois Supreme Court initiative called Access to Justice may reduce court funding in 2017.Judge Bill Poncin, the county's resident judge, said counties... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Quick promotion for Miller-JonesCircuit. Rosenbaum’s appointment to the seat formerly held by retired Judge Ha
Quick promotion for Miller-Jones
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
Circuit. Rosenbaum’s appointment to the seat formerly held by retired Judge Harry Clem was announced Tuesday by the Illinois Supreme Court. “It was an extensive search process,” Difanis joked, saying he summoned Miller-Jones to his office... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Illinois high court overturns law cutting civil juries to 6SPRINGFIELD (AP) — The Illinois Supreme Court struck down a law Thursday that r
Illinois high court overturns law cutting civil juries to 6
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
SPRINGFIELD (AP) — The Illinois Supreme Court struck down a law Thursday that reduced the size of civil juries from 12 members to six, finding that the writers of the state constitution had intended to guarantee larger juries when they adopted the... Read more
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Daily Herald
Wheaton attorney facing theft charges is disbarredA Wheaton attorney facing criminal charges for stealing more than $2 million fr
Wheaton attorney facing theft charges is disbarred
Daily Herald / Posted 5 days ago
A Wheaton attorney facing criminal charges for stealing more than $2 million from his clients has been disbarred. The Illinois Supreme Court and the Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission orders released Thursday state that Robert Beck,... Read more
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Kane County Chronicle
To the editor: Stopgap budget is a win for schools, but Illinois reform has just beguna proposed referendum to allow voters to choose how legislative districts are d
To the editor: Stopgap budget is a win for schools, but Illinois reform has just begun
Kane County Chronicle / Posted 6 days ago
a proposed referendum to allow voters to choose how legislative districts are drawn, was recently rejected by the Illinois Supreme Court. To say I was disappointed by this decision is a drastic understatement. As Justice Thomas expressed,... Read more
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Daily Herald
How Illinois 59th House District candidates differ on term limitspolitical boundaries in Illinois, instead of the lines being drawn through a sy
How Illinois 59th House District candidates differ on term limits
Daily Herald / Posted 7 days ago
political boundaries in Illinois, instead of the lines being drawn through a system that favors the party in power. The Illinois Supreme Court upheld a judge's ruling in July that the amendment was unconstitutional and couldn't go on the... Read more
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The Daily Record
State Farm faces class-action suit over claims it bankrolled Ill. judgeIll. judge Some customers of State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Co. claim
State Farm faces class-action suit over claims it bankrolled Ill. judge
The Daily Record / Posted 8 days ago
Ill. judge Some customers of State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Co. claim the company conspired to help elect an Illinois Supreme Court candidate so he could vote to throw out a $1 billion award against the company. Now they will be able... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
State Farm policyholders get class-action status in $1 billion RICO lawsuitreliable information that State Farm had exerted financial and political influe
State Farm policyholders get class-action status in $1 billion RICO lawsuit
Chicago Tribune / Posted 8 days ago
reliable information that State Farm had exerted financial and political influence" to get Lloyd Karmeier elected to the Illinois Supreme Court. The request was denied and in August 2005, "with now-Justice Karmeier participating in the court's... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Lloyd Karmeier named chief justice of Illinois Supreme CourtSPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - Illinois Supreme Court Justice Lloyd Karmeier has been
Lloyd Karmeier named chief justice of Illinois Supreme Court
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 9 days ago
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - Illinois Supreme Court Justice Lloyd Karmeier has been selected by his peers on the state's highest court to be its next chief justice. The state Supreme Court on Monday announced Karmeier's unanimous selection to a... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
News Minute: Here is the latest Illinois news from The Associated Press at 1:40 p.m. CDTtold the newspaper it's unlikely a match, but agrees it would be a great histor
News Minute: Here is the latest Illinois news from The Associated Press at 1:40 p.m. CDT
WGEM Quincy / Posted 9 days ago
told the newspaper it's unlikely a match, but agrees it would be a great historical find. SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - Illinois Supreme Court Justice Lloyd Karmeier has been selected by his peers on the state's highest court to be its next... Read more
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Bureau County Republican
Clean Line files appealand Wind on the Wires, a wind power advocacy group. “The appeals court made ba
Clean Line files appeal
Bureau County Republican / Posted 9 days ago
and Wind on the Wires, a wind power advocacy group. “The appeals court made basic errors in its decision that we hope the Illinois Supreme Court will identify,” said Hans Detweiler, vice president of Clean Line. The appellate court’s reversal was... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Lloyd Karmeier named chief justice of Illinois Supreme CourtIllinois Supreme Court Justice Lloyd Karmeier has been selected by his peers on
Lloyd Karmeier named chief justice of Illinois Supreme Court
Chicago Tribune / Posted 9 days ago
Illinois Supreme Court Justice Lloyd Karmeier has been selected by his peers on the state's highest court to be its next chief justice. The state Supreme Court on Monday announced Karmeier's unanimous selection to a three-year term beginning Oct.... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
Lloyd Karmeier named chief justice of Illinois Supreme CourtSPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - Illinois Supreme Court Justice Lloyd Karmeier has been
Lloyd Karmeier named chief justice of Illinois Supreme Court
WGEM Quincy / Posted 9 days ago
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - Illinois Supreme Court Justice Lloyd Karmeier has been selected by his peers on the state's highest court to be its next chief justice. The state Supreme Court on Monday announced Karmeier's unanimous selection to a... Read more
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Daily Herald
Lloyd Karmeier named chief justice of Illinois Supreme CourtSPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- Illinois Supreme Court Justice Lloyd Karmeier has been sel
Lloyd Karmeier named chief justice of Illinois Supreme Court
Daily Herald / Posted 9 days ago
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- Illinois Supreme Court Justice Lloyd Karmeier has been selected by his peers on the state's highest court to be its next chief justice. The state Supreme Court on Monday announced Karmeier's unanimous selection to a three-year... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
Stopgap budget a win for schools; Illinois reform just beguna proposed referendum to allow voters to choose how legislative districts are d
Stopgap budget a win for schools; Illinois reform just begun
Daily Chronicle / Posted 9 days ago
a proposed referendum to allow voters to choose how legislative districts are drawn, was recently rejected by the Illinois Supreme Court. As Justice Bob Thomas expressed, the Constitution was written to protect voters’ right to choose... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
State budget's impact on higher education will be felt for yearsed is treated no differently than anything else in the state." (C.K.) More ref
State budget's impact on higher education will be felt for years
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 10 days ago
ed is treated no differently than anything else in the state." (C.K.) More reform disappointment It isn’t surprising the Illinois Supreme Court voted not to reconsider its decision that removed the redistricting referendum from voter... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Affront to democracysystem is broken. It’s rigged against us. The people of Illinois deserve a more
Affront to democracy
Northwest Herald / Posted 10 days ago
system is broken. It’s rigged against us. The people of Illinois deserve a more just and fair system. Unfortunately, the Illinois Supreme Court has now blocked a voter referendum that would have allowed you to vote for an Independent Map... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
Governor: Press lawmakers to listen to peoplesystem is broken. It’s rigged against us. The people of Illinois deserve a more
Governor: Press lawmakers to listen to people
Daily Chronicle / Posted 11 days ago
system is broken. It’s rigged against us. The people of Illinois deserve a more just and fair system. Unfortunately, the Illinois Supreme Court has now blocked a�voter referendum that would have allowed you to vote for an Independent Map... Read more
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Kane County Chronicle
Pot possession of up to 10 grams equavalent to parking ticketpossession of more than 10 grams – up to 30 grams – is now a misdemeanor under
Pot possession of up to 10 grams equavalent to parking ticket
Kane County Chronicle / Posted 12 days ago
possession of more than 10 grams – up to 30 grams – is now a misdemeanor under the law change, and no longer a felony. The Illinois Supreme Court has provided guidance about how marijuana citations should be issued, filed and processed in the court... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Clean Line project battle lines drawnproject wasn't eligible for regulatory approval. The company's attorneys count
Clean Line project battle lines drawn
SaukValley.com / Posted 12 days ago
project wasn't eligible for regulatory approval. The company's attorneys countered Wednesday by filing an appeal to the Illinois Supreme Court. With the company likely at the end of the road in its legal options, and the opposition smelling... Read more
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Daily Herald
Lake County coroner to announce plans for candidacya person by law can't run as a candidate for a political party and as an indepe
Lake County coroner to announce plans for candidacy
Daily Herald / Posted 13 days ago
a person by law can't run as a candidate for a political party and as an independent in the same election cycle. The Illinois Supreme Court this week declined to hear the case. A first-term Democrat from Lake Forest, Rudd intended to run for... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Challenger to chief judge bows out, boosting candidacy of other challengeror even to say whether he had disciplined any employees or referred any wrongdo
Challenger to chief judge bows out, boosting candidacy of other challenger
Chicago Tribune / Posted 13 days ago
or even to say whether he had disciplined any employees or referred any wrongdoing to authorities. That same year, the Illinois Supreme Court released an unprecedented report into how the court system under Evans handled criminal defendants.... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Clean Line files appeal with state high courtand Wind on the Wires, a wind power advocacy group. "The appeals court made ba
Clean Line files appeal with state high court
SaukValley.com / Posted 14 days ago
and Wind on the Wires, a wind power advocacy group. "The appeals court made basic errors in its decision that we hope the Illinois Supreme Court will identify," said Hans Detweiler, vice president of Clean Line. The appellate court's reversal was... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Rauner: Onus for redistricting reform on lawmakerslocal lawmakers to take matters into their own hands. That was Tuesday's messa
Rauner: Onus for redistricting reform on lawmakers
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 14 days ago
local lawmakers to take matters into their own hands. That was Tuesday's message from Gov. Bruce Rauner, the day after the Illinois Supreme Court refused to reconsider last month's ruling about legislative redistricting. With the high court's... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Chief judge Timothy Evans in battle to keep jobreport, or even to say if he had disciplined any employees or referred any wron
Chief judge Timothy Evans in battle to keep job
Chicago Tribune / Posted 14 days ago
report, or even to say if he had disciplined any employees or referred any wrongdoing to authorities. That same year, the Illinois Supreme Court released a unprecedented report into how the court system under Evans handled criminal defendants. The... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Rauner: Onus for redictricting reform on lawmakerslocal lawmakers to take matters into their own hands. That was Tuesday's messa
Rauner: Onus for redictricting reform on lawmakers
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 14 days ago
local lawmakers to take matters into their own hands. That was Tuesday's message from Gov. Bruce Rauner, the day after the Illinois Supreme Court refused to reconsider last month's ruling about legislative redistricting. With the high court's... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Illinois Supreme Court won't reconsider redistricting rulingThe Illinois Supreme Court said Tuesday it will not reconsider its ruling earli
Illinois Supreme Court won't reconsider redistricting ruling
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 15 days ago
The Illinois Supreme Court said Tuesday it will not reconsider its ruling earlier this month to keep a proposed remap amendment to the Illinois Constitution off the Nov. 8 ballot. The state’s high court rejected a request from Independent Maps that... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Illinois Supreme Court won't reconsider redistricting rulingSPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - The Illinois Supreme Court has denied a request to rec
Illinois Supreme Court won't reconsider redistricting ruling
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 15 days ago
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - The Illinois Supreme Court has denied a request to reconsider its ruling that a group's initiative to change how legislative districts are drawn is ineligible for the November ballot. The court issued the ruling Tuesday on a... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Man arrested for DUI after crashing in Calloway Co., KYhave released new information about the vehicle that hit and killed a man in Sc
Man arrested for DUI after crashing in Calloway Co., KY
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 15 days ago
have released new information about the vehicle that hit and killed a man in Scott County, Missouri on Monday night. Illinois Supreme Court won't reconsider redistricting rulingIllinois Supreme Court won't reconsider redistricting ruling The... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
CUTE VIDEO: Dog excited to see owner after 12 days aparthave released new information about the vehicle that hit and killed a man in Sc
CUTE VIDEO: Dog excited to see owner after 12 days apart
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 15 days ago
have released new information about the vehicle that hit and killed a man in Scott County, Missouri on Monday night. Illinois Supreme Court won't reconsider redistricting rulingIllinois Supreme Court won't reconsider redistricting ruling The... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
Illinois Supreme Court won’t reconsider redistricting rulingCapitol building in Springfield, Illinois. SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) _ The Illino
Illinois Supreme Court won’t reconsider redistricting ruling
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 15 days ago
Capitol building in Springfield, Illinois. SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) _ The Illinois Supreme Court has denied a request to reconsider its ruling that a group’s initiative to change how legislative districts are drawn is ineligible for the November... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Illinois Supreme Court rejects new hearing for redistricting amendmentThe Illinois Supreme Court has rejected a request to reconsider its split decis
Illinois Supreme Court rejects new hearing for redistricting amendment
Chicago Tribune / Posted 15 days ago
The Illinois Supreme Court has rejected a request to reconsider its split decision that removed from the Nov. 8 ballot a proposed state constitutional amendment aimed at removing much of the politics from the redrawing of state legislative district... Read more
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WGN Radio Chicago
City Club of Chicago: Concussions in the NFL, and a tribute to Paul Greenand the Illinois TrialLawyers Association. Tom has acquired the largest person
City Club of Chicago: Concussions in the NFL, and a tribute to Paul Green
WGN Radio Chicago / Posted 16 days ago
and the Illinois TrialLawyers Association. Tom has acquired the largest personal injury verdict ever upheld by the Illinois Supreme Court and has never lost an appeal. Tom has been listed in Best Lawyers in America since 1987 and has been... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
High court opens door to experts who say eyewitness IDs are unreliablegenerally reluctant to allow experts to tell jurors during trials why eyewitnes
High court opens door to experts who say eyewitness IDs are unreliable
Chicago Tribune / Posted 16 days ago
generally reluctant to allow experts to tell jurors during trials why eyewitnesses sometimes get it wrong. But a recent Illinois Supreme Court ruling has opened the door much wider to such testimony, nodding to a growing body of scientific... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
The election no one's watching: Who'll run Cook County's courts and judges?are expected to work an eight-hour day). Yet the molasses pace of Cook County'
The election no one's watching: Who'll run Cook County's courts and judges?
Chicago Tribune / Posted 17 days ago
are expected to work an eight-hour day). Yet the molasses pace of Cook County's criminal justice system prompted the Illinois Supreme Court in 2013 to intervene. At the time, the Cook County Jail was perpetually overcrowded and some... Read more
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Daily Herald
Elgin stalking case on hold for state Supreme Court reviewstalking statute was unconstitutional, so the Kane County case against Kurt E.
Elgin stalking case on hold for state Supreme Court review
Daily Herald / Posted 19 days ago
stalking statute was unconstitutional, so the Kane County case against Kurt E. Johnson, 53, will wait until the Illinois Supreme Court gives its opinion. Johnson was convicted of the 1993 slaying of Michael Beshoar, a Morris man who... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Take politics out of courtsRuling recently on a lawsuit filed by an attorney close to Madigan, the Illinoi
Take politics out of courts
Northwest Herald / Posted 20 days ago
Ruling recently on a lawsuit filed by an attorney close to Madigan, the Illinois Supreme Court, on a strictly party-line vote, denied the Independent Maps Amendment, a redistricting reform measure, a place on the November ballot. Four Democratic... Read more
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Bureau County Republican
Hire judges on what — not who — they knowbut who you know. And that brings us to the Illinois judicial system, which wa
Hire judges on what — not who — they know
Bureau County Republican / Posted 21 days ago
but who you know. And that brings us to the Illinois judicial system, which was thrust into the spotlight recently. The Illinois Supreme Court, on a strictly party-line vote, denied the Independent Maps Amendment, a redistricting reform measure,... Read more
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Newsmax
Illinois Pension Crisis Builds as Market Turmoil Deals a Setbackthe red, according to the Commission on Government Forecasting and Accountabili
Illinois Pension Crisis Builds as Market Turmoil Deals a Setback
Newsmax / Posted 21 days ago
the red, according to the Commission on Government Forecasting and Accountability. It’s been more than 16 months since the Illinois Supreme Court threw out a pension restructuring that was projected to save $145 billion over three decades. The... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Lawyer fired in judge impersonation case now faces a challenger in electionin the 1st Judicial Subcircuit, which includes the South Side and some south su
Lawyer fired in judge impersonation case now faces a challenger in election
Chicago Tribune / Posted 21 days ago
in the 1st Judicial Subcircuit, which includes the South Side and some south suburban communities. Ahmad, whom the Illinois Supreme Court temporary appointed to the bench in 2014 to fill a vacancy, could not be reached immediately for... Read more
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Daily Mail
Officers fired decade after pointing gun at innocent man in taco jointhas issues with police officers,' he told the Chicago Tribune. Orsa and Murphy
Officers fired decade after pointing gun at innocent man in taco joint
Daily Mail / Posted 22 days ago
has issues with police officers,' he told the Chicago Tribune. Orsa and Murphy still have the option of appealing to the Illinois Supreme Court against the recent verdict. Obed 'OJ' DeLeon, now 32, walked in to get food for his pregnant fiancee... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Vote No: Bulldoze Illinois' diabolical 'Safe Roads Amendment'the politicians don't want that. Nor can you stop legislative leaders from gerr
Vote No: Bulldoze Illinois' diabolical 'Safe Roads Amendment'
Chicago Tribune / Posted 22 days ago
the politicians don't want that. Nor can you stop legislative leaders from gerrymandering their members' district maps; the Illinois Supreme Court says that injustice is OK. But if the pols of both parties won't let you do something good for you,... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Two Chicago cops face firing decade after off-duty beating captured on videotheir jobs back, the police board will fire them again unless the officers cont
Two Chicago cops face firing decade after off-duty beating captured on video
Chicago Tribune / Posted 23 days ago
their jobs back, the police board will fire them again unless the officers continue their legal challenge and appeal to the Illinois Supreme Court. Their lawyers did not return phone calls seeking comment. The police board found the evidence... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Moutza of month was years in the makingRyan Lochte with his lies about being robbed by Brazilian police. Parta! "The
Moutza of month was years in the making
Chicago Tribune / Posted 25 days ago
Ryan Lochte with his lies about being robbed by Brazilian police. Parta! "The Great Khan of Madiganistan for having the Illinois Supreme Court in his back pocket," writes Tom Delis. "Nah!" "2.4 million moutzas to Tribune Media for selling... Read more
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SaukValley.com
What We Think: Hire judges on what, not who, they knowbut who you know.” And that brings us to the Illinois judicial system, which w
What We Think: Hire judges on what, not who, they know
SaukValley.com / Posted 26 days ago
but who you know.” And that brings us to the Illinois judicial system, which was thrust into the spotlight last week. The Illinois Supreme Court, on a strictly party-line vote, denied the Independent Maps Amendment, a redistricting reform measure,... Read more
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