MOUNT VERNON – The Fifth District Appellate Court affirmed St. Clair County Circuit Judge Zina R. Cruse's ruling denying a petition for post-conviction relief field by a man who was sentenced to 23 years in prison after pleading guilty to first-degree murder.
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MT. VERNON - The Fifth District Appellate Court denied a company's request for relief after it sued dozens of insurance companies with hopes of getting declaratory judgment concerning their insurance policies and an asset purchase agreement.
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MOUNT VERNON, Ill. -- A circuit court should not have denied a man’s request for habeas corpus because of improper venue and lack of jurisdiction, the Illinois Fifth District Appellate Court determined as it reversed and remanded the case.
Office of the State Appellate Defender allowed to withdraw from man's appeal of sentence in 2003 arson
MT. VERNON – Illinois' Fifth District Appellate Court recently agreed with the Office of the State Appellate Defender (OSAD) in dismissing a man's motion for a reduced sentence after he had agreed to plead guilty to aggravated arson.
MOUNT VERNON, Ill. -- The Illinois Fifth District Appellate Court reversed on March 19 a lower court’s ruling that money in a husband’s bank account was a nonmarital property.
MOUNT VERNON -- The Fifth District Appellate Court affirmed St. Clair County Circuit Judge Robert Haida's ruling denying a woman's motion to withdraw her negotiated guilty plea and vacate her sentence following charges for aggravated criminal sexual abuse.
MOUNT VERNON -- The Fifth District Appellate Court dismissed a man’s appeal for conditional release from a mental treatment center as moot because his actual release date was last year.
BENTON. -- District judge Nancy Rosenstengel denied a motion to dismiss filed by two companies sued in a class action alleging they negated their workers' proper termination notices.
MOUNT VERNON -- The Illinois Fifth District Appellate Court affirmed a circuit court's ruling that a custodian isn't owed total and permanent disabilities from the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund, or IMRF.
MT. VERNON, Ill. —A man convicted of first-degree murder will get a new trial after the Illinois Fifth District Appellate Court agreed with him that the jury should have been given instructions on his self-defense argument Nov. 19.
Three Edwardsville attorneys will become partners of the national defense firm Foley & Mansfield at the beginning of the new year.
EAST ST LOUIS—U.S. District Judge Staci M. Yandle dismissed individual defendants from a Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville worker's American Disabilities Act lawsuit on Nov. 19.
MT. VERNON—Despite the claims of a man who was convicted of domestic battery, he was not deprived of efficient counsel in his bench trial, the Fifth District Appellate Court determined on Nov. 19.
While legal representation is a lawful mandate in criminal matters, the same doesn’t hold true for civil issues such as domestic violence, discrimination, eviction and divorce.
MT. VERNON –– The Fifth District Appellate Court affirmed a conviction in the first-degree murder of Washington Park Mayor John Thornton.
An Illinois appeals court reversed a man’s conviction after he was accused of failing to register as a sex offender.
Third Judicial Circuit Judge Richard Tognarelli will serve on the bench and bar section council for the Illinois State Bar Association (ISBA).