EDWARDSVILLE – Madison County Associate Judge Maureen Schuette has been awarded a scholarship to the National Judicial College for 2018.
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EDWARDSVILLE – The Third Judicial Circuit Pro Bona Committee announced that it provided free legal appointments to 38 local residents with limited incomes in the first quarter of this year.
District Court allows for several counts in FMLA case to move forward against Prairie State Generating Company
EAST ST. LOUIS — A U.S. District Court judge ruled that a Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) case against Prairie State Generating Company will move forward on several counts despite the defendant’s motion to dismiss the suit.
BENTON — Magistrate Judge Stephen Williams has denied summary judgment in a case against a doctor who performed an alleged inappropriate pre-employment physical examination.
Three motions to dismiss liability and negligence in a case involving a man who lost his arm using an aerial device in an electrical construction project have been rejected by the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois.
A motion to transfer a barge worker's personal injury case from the Southern District of Illinois to the Western District of Kentucky has been denied by District Judge Phil Gilbert.
COLLINSVILLE – A hearing is set today in the disciplinary case against a Collinsville attorney accused of a conflict of interest in an adoption case.
SPRINGFIELD – Reforms to Illinois' workers' compensation laws could help the state attract companies and jobs to its increasingly dismal business scene, according to the vice president of policy at the Illinois Policy Institute.
Chief Justice Patricia Breckenridge tells lawmakers that Missouri Supreme Court is part of good system
JEFFERSON CITY, MISSOURI – In her last big speech as chief justice of the Missouri Supreme Court, Patricia Breckenridge gave the State of the Judiciary speech on Jan. 24 to the Missouri General Assembly, discussing the progress of the court system, new appointments and future plans.
New problem-solving courts in Kendall, Peoria and Tazewell counties have received certification by the Illinois Supreme Court.
As drastic as it sounds, bankruptcy may be the only way for Illinois to come to grips with its dire financial situation, according to a financial expert who supports the idea.
ELGIN – A ruling in a wind energy case saved landowners from losing their property when a construction contractor tried to place a lien on the property as well as foreclose against it after a wind tower manufacturer went insolvent.
St. Clair County Circuit Judge Andrew Gleeson was elected chief judge of the Twentieth Judicial Circuit last week, succeeding the outgoing Circuit Judge John Baricevic.
Volunteers will get to flex their muscle during first annual State Day Of Service announced by Rauner
SPRINGFIELD — In spite of resistance from the state's largest labor union, volunteers will get to use their muscle during what is being declared the first annual State Day of Service in Illinois.
“I lost,” Baricevic told the Record. “I’ve had a great career. I’ve earned the respect of my peers. I’ve earned the respect of citizens. I’ve had a good career.”
Results of recent judicial elections in southern Illinois demonstrate that voters don't want personal injury attorneys "ruling the court system," according to a legal reform advocate.
The Illinois Supreme Court has adopted new rules regarding the use of restraints on minors in delinquency proceedings.
ALTON – The law firm Sandberg Phoenix & von Gontard P.C. has named Associate Narcisa P. Symank to shareholder in a recent vote by its partnership.
CHICAGO – A documentary about Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan is now available for viewing by residents in Madison and St. Clair Counties as well as throughout Illinois.