Beginning Feb. 1, the Illinois Supreme Court will be running its Mandatory Continuing Legal Education (MCLE) compliance requirements entirely online. Attorneys will be required to report their MCLE compliance electronically, and the agency that oversees the Court’s MCLE program will send notices via the internet as well.
Mozato e-filing system coordinator addresses 'confusion' of multi-vendor e-service in Madison County
In response to multiple e-filing systems serving the Madison County court system, the legal technology service provider Mozato has created a webpage to answer questions that have been raised about multiple vendors providing the relatively new services.
Prenzler calls on Dunstan to return Economy contributions; Dunstan says opponent is playing politics
As competition for the top leadership spot in Madison County government heats up, Board chairman hopeful Kurt Prenzler is calling for incumbent Alan Dunstan to return more than $25,000 in campaign contributions from a Metro East Sanitary District appointee whose car repair business is embroiled in controversy.
“This new poll shows what many people have been feeling for months: Illinoisans are fed up with a state economy that drives jobs across state lines, relies on tax hikes to try and balance state budgets, and politicians who refuse to address the political and economic problems facing the state,” said Nathaniel Hamilton, a spokesman for the Illinois Policy Institute.
"Jennifer Shaw, who is receiving a pro bono award, while serving as a guardian ad litem for free, went above and beyond her duties," said Circuit Judge Barbara Crowder, who heads the Pro Bono Committee. "She took a trip to another state regarding an investigation, and due to her hard work, the case was heard smoothly and successfully."
Outmigration is at a record high in Illinois, according to Illinois Policy Institute's (IPI) analysis of IRS data from 2013.The analysis showed that every six and a half minutes, one resident and $50,000 in annual, taxable income moved out of Illinois in 2013. In fact, 81,000 total residents and $4.1 billion in taxable income was lost that year.