MT. VERNON – The Fifth District Appellate Court has affirmed convictions on charges of predatory criminal sexual assault carried out by a man on his 5-year-old great niece.
Illinois Fifth District Appellate Court News
Appellate court affirms lower court’s order to continue treatment for man convicted of first-degree murder
MOUNT VERNON – The Fifth District Appellate Court affirmed a ruling of St. Clair County Circuit Judge Robert Haida in remanding a man convicted of murder to the custody of the Department of Human Services for continuing treatment.
Fifth District Appellate Court justices are still under advisement and receiving supplemental motions roughly one and a half years after oral arguments were heard in the Jeffs v Ford asbestos jurisdictional appeal out of Madison County.
MOUNT VERNON – The Fifth District Appellate Court affirmed Madison Circuit Court Judge William Mudge who disallowed the defense to cross-examine a plaintiff who slipped and fell at a convenience store about a job offer he allegedly had to turn down because of the injuries from the fall.
The Agency for Community Transit's (ACT) attempt to have a circuit court's reversal of an Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission ruling appealed didn’t get far in the Appellate Court of Illinois for the 5th District because of lack of proper jurisdiction.
Appeals court affirms Perry County court's decision to reject man's motion to vacate judgment in divorce
Fifth District Appellate Court Justice Richard Goldenhersh affirmed Perry County Circuit Court Judge Daniel J. Emge’s decision to deny a man's amended motion to vacate the corrected judgment concerning the end of his marriage.
The Fifth District Appellate Court has reversed a St. Clair Circuit Court’s ruling that denied a woman’s motion to reassess having her ex-husband pay child support.
MOUNT VERNON — The Fifth District Appellate Court on May 15 affirmed a ruling that statements an Illinois man charged with murder made to police could be suppressed.
MOUNT VERNON — The Fifth District Appellate Court has affirmed a decision to deny a woman benefits in a workplace injury case, according to the May 4 ruling.
MADISON COUNTY -- The Illinois 5th District Appellate Court has reversed a judgment that found Walmart was not negligent in a case filed by a woman who says she was attacked in a Walmart parking lot.
MOUNT VERNON — The Fifth District Appellate Court has upheld a finding by a circuit court that a man convicted of rape and other crimes is a sexually violent person.
Fifth District reverses and vacates FOID card ruling; Man convicted in '93 for cocaine possession will not get FOID
MT VERNON – Fifth District appellate judges reversed and vacated a decision of the circuit court of Jefferson County in an appeal involving a felon and a FOID card.
MOUNT VERNON — Illinois Supreme Court's chief justice will be among justices featured in a panel next month, according to a recent announcement.
MOUNT VERNON — The Fifth District Appellate Court has reversed a decision offsetting payments the Flora Chamber of Commerce would have to pay a man who claimed he was injured at a parade.
MOUNT VERNON — The Fifth District Appellate Court on April 2 denied an appeal from landowners in a 13-year-old case over the construction of private roads in a Shelby County subdivision.
MOUNT VERNON — The Fifth District Appellate Court has overturned a St. Clair County Circuit Court decision to deny a man convicted of armed robbery the chance to remove his plea.
EDWARDSVILLE – A Madison County grandmother has no standing to petition for guardianship of her preschool-age granddaughter who she claims has endured years of physical and emotional abuse, an appeals court said in a recent ruling.
MT. VERNON — The Fifth District Appellate Court on March 13 affirmed the decision by Harmony-Emge School District’s Board of Education to terminate tenured teacher James Watkins after he was accused of sexually harassing a colleague.
Fifth District kicks proposed OT wage class action; Maag brought suit in Jefferson County against Missouri business
MT. VERNON — The Fifth District Appellate Court has dismissed a class action lawsuit filed in Jefferson County Circuit Court against a Missouri company over overtime pay, holding that the company does business primarily in Missouri, not in Illinois.
EAST ST. LOUIS – U.S. District Judge David Herndon postponed for four months a jury trial on a $9 billion claim against State Farm.