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The Times of Northwest Indiana
Illinois court again upholds Drew Peterson murder convictionphoto provided by the Illinois Department of Corrections shows former Bolingbro
The Times of Northwest Indiana / Posted 2 days ago
photo provided by the Illinois Department of Corrections shows former Bolingbrook, Ill., police officer Drew Peterson. The Illinois Supreme Court on Friday, Jan. 19, 2018, again upheld the murder conviction of Peterson in the 2004 drowning death of... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Parents of NIU student who died in 2012 fraternity hazing can proceed with lawsuit, court rulesthe family of the victim, David Bogenberger of Palatine, called the court rulin
Chicago Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
the family of the victim, David Bogenberger of Palatine, called the court ruling historic, saying it was the first time the Illinois Supreme Court held that fraternity and sorority members can be held civilly liable in a hazing case. “The court has... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Law firms' 2018 resolution: Less papertarget. The number of courts across the country that allow electronic filing ha
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 3 days ago
target. The number of courts across the country that allow electronic filing has grown steadily for two decades. The Illinois Supreme Court ordered two years ago that all circuit courts switch to electronic filing for civil cases by Jan. 1,... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Illinois court again upholds Drew Peterson murder convictionCHICAGO (AP) - The Illinois Supreme Court has again upheld the murder convictio
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 3 days ago
CHICAGO (AP) - The Illinois Supreme Court has again upheld the murder conviction of former Chicago-area police officer Drew Peterson in the 2004 drowning death of his third wife. The court on Friday upheld its September decision rejecting the... Read more
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New York Daily News
Murder conviction of Drew Peterson upheld againCHICAGO - The Illinois Supreme Court has again upheld the murder conviction of
New York Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
CHICAGO - The Illinois Supreme Court has again upheld the murder conviction of former Chicago-area police officer Drew Peterson in the 2004 drowning death of his third wife. The court on Friday upheld its September decision rejecting the argument... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Illinois court again upholds Drew Peterson murder convictionphoto provided by the Illinois Department of Corrections shows former Bolingbro
Stamford Advocate / Posted 3 days ago
photo provided by the Illinois Department of Corrections shows former Bolingbrook, Ill., police officer Drew Peterson. The Illinois Supreme Court on Friday, Jan. 19, 2018, again upheld the murder conviction of Peterson in the 2004 drowning death of... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Illinois court again upholds Drew Peterson murder convictionphoto provided by the Illinois Department of Corrections shows former Bolingbro
Connecticut Post / Posted 3 days ago
photo provided by the Illinois Department of Corrections shows former Bolingbrook, Ill., police officer Drew Peterson. The Illinois Supreme Court on Friday, Jan. 19, 2018, again upheld the murder conviction of Peterson in the 2004 drowning death of... Read more
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Daily Herald
Illinois court again upholds Drew Peterson murder convictionphoto provided by the Illinois Department of Corrections shows former Bolingbro
Daily Herald / Posted 3 days ago
photo provided by the Illinois Department of Corrections shows former Bolingbrook, Ill., police officer Drew Peterson. The Illinois Supreme Court on Friday, Jan. 19, 2018, again upheld the murder conviction of Peterson in the 2004 drowning death of... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Illinois court again upholds Drew Peterson murder convictionphoto provided by the Illinois Department of Corrections shows former Bolingbro
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
photo provided by the Illinois Department of Corrections shows former Bolingbrook, Ill., police officer Drew Peterson. The Illinois Supreme Court on Friday, Jan. 19, 2018, again upheld the murder conviction of Peterson in the 2004 drowning death of... Read more
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The Middletown Press
Illinois court again upholds Drew Peterson murder convictionphoto provided by the Illinois Department of Corrections shows former Bolingbro
The Middletown Press / Posted 3 days ago
photo provided by the Illinois Department of Corrections shows former Bolingbrook, Ill., police officer Drew Peterson. The Illinois Supreme Court on Friday, Jan. 19, 2018, again upheld the murder conviction of Peterson in the 2004 drowning death of... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Lawyers support man's lawsuit in wrongful murder convictionSPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - A dozen former prosecutors have filed a brief with the
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 4 days ago
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - A dozen former prosecutors have filed a brief with the Illinois Supreme Court supporting a man's efforts to sue three police officers and a town over his wrongful conviction for murder. The (Bloomington) Pantagraph reports... Read more
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Daily Herald
Lawyers support man's lawsuit in wrongful murder convictionSPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- A dozen former prosecutors have filed a brief with the Ill
Daily Herald / Posted 4 days ago
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- A dozen former prosecutors have filed a brief with the Illinois Supreme Court supporting a man's efforts to sue three police officers and a town over his wrongful conviction for murder. The (Bloomington) Pantagraph reports that... Read more
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Island Packet
Lawyers support man's lawsuit in wrongful murder convictionA dozen former prosecutors have filed a brief with the Illinois Supreme Court s
Island Packet / Posted 4 days ago
A dozen former prosecutors have filed a brief with the Illinois Supreme Court supporting a man's efforts to sue three police officers and a town over his wrongful conviction for murder. The (Bloomington) Pantagraph reports that the brief asks the... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Harold's GOP challenger for AG proposes pension conventionthe benefits of which shall not be diminished or impaired," language which has
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
the benefits of which shall not be diminished or impaired," language which has been strictly interpreted by the Illinois Supreme Court. "It really has to be addressed. There has to be fair pensions for people, but I think there needs to... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Appellate Court Judge Mary McDade receives King leadership awardPEORIA — Appellate Court Judge Mary McDade has been named this year's recipient
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 6 days ago
PEORIA — Appellate Court Judge Mary McDade has been named this year's recipient of the Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Leadership Award. McDade, a member of the 3rd District Appellate Court of Illinois in Ottawa, was honored at the 34th annual... Read more
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The Telegraph
Law firm HeplerBroom elects three new partners, one based in Edwardsvilleand regularly speaks and publishes in the areas of medical and dental malpracti
The Telegraph / Posted 8 days ago
and regularly speaks and publishes in the areas of medical and dental malpractice. She is licensed to practice in the Illinois Supreme Court and the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. Banasek received her Juris... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Cook County assessor not cooperating with investigation, IG complainsin a donnybrook between Berrios and Inspector General Patrick Blanchard that st
Chicago Tribune / Posted 9 days ago
in a donnybrook between Berrios and Inspector General Patrick Blanchard that started in 2012 and already has been to the Illinois Supreme Court. When Blanchard first sought to investigate the exemption issue, Berrios balked, and a legal fight... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Emanuel's not a racist, but his policies are: Chris KennedyBut more is needed, he said. Kennedy gave no indication he'll push for reducti
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 11 days ago
But more is needed, he said. Kennedy gave no indication he'll push for reductions in spending on state pensions, citing Illinois Supreme Court rulings. But he plugged an idea I wrote about yesterday: creating an index fund of Illinois-based... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Dorothy Brown runs out of excuses on e-filingby cutting the funding for all those staffers doing everything by hand, often i
Chicago Tribune / Posted 11 days ago
by cutting the funding for all those staffers doing everything by hand, often in slow motion. But no. Two years ago, the Illinois Supreme Court ordered court systems in the state’s 102 counties to make electronic filing mandatory in almost all... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Ethics board fines Cook County assessor $41,000 over political donations from lawyersits own limits. The questions of constitutionality and jurisdiction raised by B
Chicago Tribune / Posted 12 days ago
its own limits. The questions of constitutionality and jurisdiction raised by Berrios are “impossible to square” with prior Illinois Supreme Court decisions, the board wrote in its rulings. Berrios’ campaign manager, Mario Lopez, echoed Forde’s... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Gov. Rauner's pension plan under scrutiny in House panelLabor unions called it a waste of time. Committee members questioned the propo
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 13 days ago
Labor unions called it a waste of time. Committee members questioned the proposed changes Wednesday in light of the Illinois Supreme Court ruling a 2013 pension law unconstitutional. Copyright 2015 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Cook County Circuit Court Clerk Dorothy Brown ordered to improve public access to electronic recordslitigation news service is the latest judicial decision over Brown’s handling o
Chicago Tribune / Posted 13 days ago
litigation news service is the latest judicial decision over Brown’s handling of digital legal documents. Last month, the Illinois Supreme Court gave the clerk an extra six months to meet a statewide deadline to end nearly all paper filings in... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
High court hopes to quickly appoint new judgeLawyers interested in becoming a Champaign County circuit court judge have unti
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 14 days ago
Lawyers interested in becoming a Champaign County circuit court judge have until Jan. 17 to apply. The Illinois Supreme Court intends to appoint a person to fill the vacancy created by the upcoming retirement of Judge Michael Jones. Appointed as an... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Rethink pays off in wrongful-conviction caselegal matter, we're done," said David Shapiro, a Northwestern University law pr
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 18 days ago
legal matter, we're done," said David Shapiro, a Northwestern University law professor. Shapiro made his comment after the Illinois Supreme Court rejected Beaman's request to review an appellate court decision dismissing the lawsuit the Rockford... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
Cortland pays $905K in settlement with property tax buyerseventually came to a settlement agreement with Bittorf and Jansen Investment Co
Daily Chronicle / Posted 19 days ago
eventually came to a settlement agreement with Bittorf and Jansen Investment Co. on Dec. 1 – just two days before the Illinois Supreme Court agreed to take on the case. Through the settlement, Bittorf and Jansen Investment Co. were paid... Read more
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Downers Grove Reporter Progress
Appellate court rejects former Downers Grove library trustee's appealemail. “In such a situation, the appealing party has the right to ask the appel
Downers Grove Reporter Progress / Posted 20 days ago
email. “In such a situation, the appealing party has the right to ask the appellate court to reconsider and/or to ask the Illinois Supreme Court to take the case." Jaros, a library board member since 2015, allegedly had questioned why library... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Family grieves after appeals court tosses conviction in Englewood woman's 1989 slayingto comment on the ruling. Smith said prosecutors have already told him they hav
Chicago Tribune / Posted 23 days ago
to comment on the ruling. Smith said prosecutors have already told him they have no plans to appeal the case to the Illinois Supreme Court. As he waits for justice, Smith said he plans to begin again on his book, which originally was titled... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
A special Chicago storychange launched, slowly, with a partnership that included Eunice Kennedy Shrive
Chicago Tribune / Posted 24 days ago
change launched, slowly, with a partnership that included Eunice Kennedy Shriver of the Kennedy family foundation, now-Illinois Supreme Court Justice Anne Burke, Mayor Richard J. Daley and the Chicago Park District. Burke, who was teaching... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Illinois court deems parts of state DUI law unconstitutionalunconstitutional to have forced Eubanks without a warrant to give blood and uri
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 24 days ago
unconstitutional to have forced Eubanks without a warrant to give blood and urine tests. Prosecutors could appeal to the Illinois Supreme Court. The Cook County state's attorney's office told the Tribune it's reviewing the decision. Copyright... Read more
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Daily Herald
Funeral held for Illinois judge who died weeks into new joboutside to pay their respects as the hearse carrying his coffin went by. Schmi
Daily Herald / Posted 24 days ago
outside to pay their respects as the hearse carrying his coffin went by. Schmidt died of natural causes on Dec. 19. The Illinois Supreme Court just two months before announced he'd replace a retiring justice on the 4th District Appellate... Read more
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Daily Herald
Illinois court deems parts of state DUI law unconstitutionalfound it was unconstitutional to have forced Eubanks without a warrant to give
Daily Herald / Posted 25 days ago
found it was unconstitutional to have forced Eubanks without a warrant to give blood and urine tests. Prosecutors could appeal to the Illinois Supreme Court. The Cook County state's attorney's office told the Tribune it's reviewing the d... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
Commission to recommend pretrial reforms for Illinois courtssystem are set to scrutinize pretrial processes statewide to identify ways to m
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 27 days ago
system are set to scrutinize pretrial processes statewide to identify ways to make them fairer and more transparent. The Illinois Supreme Court says the focal point of the push for reforms will be a Commission on Pretrial Practices. It’ll include... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Commission to recommend pretrial reforms for Illinois courtssystem are set to scrutinize pretrial processes statewide to identify ways to m
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 27 days ago
system are set to scrutinize pretrial processes statewide to identify ways to make them fairer and more transparent. The Illinois Supreme Court says the focal point of the push for reforms will be a Commission on Pretrial Practices. It'll include... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Crystal Lake attorney appointed to replace retiring circuit judgesaid Friday. Caldwell could not be immediately reached for comment. His last d
Northwest Herald / Posted 30 days ago
said Friday. Caldwell could not be immediately reached for comment. His last day as circuit judge will be Dec. 31. The Illinois Supreme Court on Thursday issued an order appointing Gervais as Caldwell's successor. His appointment will take... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Illinois Supreme Court grants Dorothy Brown’s request to delay e-filing in Cook CountyClerk Dorothy Brown on Friday won a reprieve from the state’s highest court. I
Chicago Tribune / Posted a month ago
Clerk Dorothy Brown on Friday won a reprieve from the state’s highest court. It’s not exactly clear for how long — the Illinois Supreme Court didn’t directly address Brown’s request to push back the Jan. 1 deadline an entire year, to January... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Dorothy Brown’s 17 years of broken promisesshe signaled that all systems were go to launch an e-filing system for lawsuits
Chicago Tribune / Posted 1 months ago
she signaled that all systems were go to launch an e-filing system for lawsuits and other civil cases as mandated by the Illinois Supreme Court. “I feel great about it because I’ve been pushing it from the day I took office,” she told a Tribune... Read more

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