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Supreme Court issues two gun-related rulings


Garman will succeed Kilbride as chief justice next month

GarmanIllinois Supreme Court Justice Rita Garman will take over the reins of the high court next month as the second woman in state history to serve as chief justice.Chosen unanimously by her fellow colleagues, Garman will succeed Chief Justice Thomas Kilbride and begin her three-year term as the 119th chief justice on Oct. 26, the Supreme Court announced today."I am honored and humbled to have been

Defendants in Prenda Law's defamation suit seek sanctions


Seventh Circuit hears arguments over sealed documents in settled atrazine suit


McGlynn affirmed at Fifth District in dismissal of liquor license case against Cahokia


Supreme Court slated to hear arguments in 17 cases in Chicago

The Illinois Supreme Court will hear arguments in more than a dozen cases later this month, when the justices will convene in Chicago for their September term.

Peel files another motion in his ongoing fight over his 2007 convictions


Judge sets briefing schedule over sanctions petition in Prenda Law's libel suit


JPML set to hear arguments next month over transfer requests

The U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (JPML) will consider dozens of transfer-related requests next month, including two that could affect a pair of lawsuits pending in southern Illinois’ federal court.

I-LAW, business owners and lawmaker host forum on lawsuit abuse


Madison County treasurer set to host three public forums


State seeks stay in briefing on motion for summary judgment in teen's FOID card suit


Plaintiffs in settled suit over atrazine ask judge to deny defendants' motion for reconsideration


Defendant in Full Tilt Poker suit wants all discovery stayed; hearing set for Friday


Judge denies motion to dismiss Prenda Law's libel suit; Sets briefing schedule on remand request


Teen suing over FOID Card denial seeks summary judgment

An 18-year-old suing over the denial of her Firearm Owners Identification (FOID) Card application has asked a federal judge to grant her summary judgment.

ICJL: Fewer local judicial races expected in 2014 election


Syngenta defendants ask judge to reconsider denial of their motion to compel


Judge stays briefing in security breach suit against Schnucks until JPML ruling


Harrison announces bid for circuit judgeship

HarrisonMadison County Associate Judge Clarence Harrison on Monday announced his plan to run for a circuit judgeship in next year’s election.Harrison seeks to fill the seat formerly held by Ann Callis, who resigned in May to run for Congress.Shortly after Callis stepped down, Circuit Judge Dave Hylla took over her position as chief judge and the Illinois Supreme Court in June appointed Associate Judge