Ousted associate judges can re-apply; Precedent exists for getting jobs back

EDWARDSVILLE – While Madison County circuit judges denied retention to five associate judges, circuit judges in all other Illinois counties denied it to only three. The gap between Madison County’s 62 percent retention rate and 99 percent elsewhere illustrates the force of the judicial earthquake in Madison County. Associate judges Duane Bailey, Ben Beyers, Donald Flack, David Grounds and Elizabeth Levy all failed to win three fifths of the votes of circuit judges. Eight Madison County associ Read More »

Index/Promo, July 10

Promo: Big Thanks, Governor I-LAW presents Governor with oversized 'thank you' card/3 Index LOCAL Gold's Gym sued over slip and fall on tile A St. Clair County woman claims serious injuries in a fall at an O'Fallon gym/4 Whistle-blower alleges retaliatory discharge A former nursing home employee claims she was wrongfully terminated after reporting incidents of abuse/4 St. Clair County judge rules in Lakin case State Farm owes a duty to defend Tom Lakin and Kristopher Lak Read More »