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Eligibility requirements for judicial candidates and the process in which judges are retained and appointed to the bench would see some major changes under a trio of proposals introduced this month in the Illinois General Assembly. Each of the three … Read More
It’s nearly a year away, but speculation over who will fill U.S. District Judge G. Patrick Murphy’s seat behind the federal bench has already begun. Murphy recently announced he will retire in December and return to private practice in Marion. … Read More
HOMETOWN: Alton AGE:61 First appointed to the circuit court by the Illinois Supreme Court in January 1989 with fellow then associate and now Circuit Judges Nicholas Byron and Edward Ferguson. The trio filled vacancies left when Circuit Judges Philip Rarick … Read More
Served as Madison County circuit judge from 1973 to 1979 In 1999, his son, Clarence W. Harrison II of Collinsville, won election as an associate judge in Madison County. He defeated 12 year associate judge Michael J. Meehan of Edwardsville.