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Supreme Court issues two gun-related rulings

Bethany Krajelis Sep. 12, 2013, 3:08pm


Garman will succeed Kilbride as chief justice next month

Bethany Krajelis Sep. 12, 2013, 1:01pm

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

Bethany Krajelis Sep. 11, 2013, 1:24pm


Seventh Circuit hears arguments over sealed documents in settled atrazine suit

Bethany Krajelis Sep. 10, 2013, 7:32pm


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

Bethany Krajelis Sep. 5, 2013, 11:51am


Supreme Court slated to hear arguments in 17 cases in Chicago

Bethany Krajelis Aug. 29, 2013, 9:26am

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

Bethany Krajelis Aug. 22, 2013, 1:16pm


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

Bethany Krajelis Aug. 22, 2013, 12:14pm


JPML set to hear arguments next month over transfer requests

Bethany Krajelis Aug. 21, 2013, 5:12pm

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

Bethany Krajelis Aug. 21, 2013, 12:09pm


Madison County treasurer set to host three public forums

Bethany Krajelis Aug. 20, 2013, 3:50pm


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

Bethany Krajelis Aug. 20, 2013, 11:49am


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

Bethany Krajelis Aug. 16, 2013, 1:28pm


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

Bethany Krajelis Aug. 15, 2013, 12:35pm


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

Bethany Krajelis Aug. 14, 2013, 5:54pm


Teen suing over FOID Card denial seeks summary judgment

Bethany Krajelis Aug. 12, 2013, 8:03am

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

Bethany Krajelis Aug. 8, 2013, 2:10pm


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

Bethany Krajelis Aug. 8, 2013, 11:50am


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

Bethany Krajelis Aug. 8, 2013, 7:26am


Harrison announces bid for circuit judgeship

Bethany Krajelis Aug. 5, 2013, 4:16pm

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