Illinois Supreme Court

Illinois Supreme Court Again Rejects $10B Cigarette VerdictA divided Illinois Supreme Court has again rejected a $10.1 billion class-action judgment against Phillip Morris over its past efforts to market ``low-tar'' and ``light'' cigarettes as healthier alternatives.
Appeal Filed in State Employee Pay, Plans to Close MuseumAttorney General Lisa Madigan's office filed an emergency appeal Monday with the Illinois Supreme Court to settle dueling court orders about whether state employees can get paid during the budget impasse.
Southern Ill. Judge Barely Keeps High Court SeatLloyd Karmeier says state needs to re-think how judicial elections are held
Illinois High Court Won't Hear Sheley AppealMurder suspect captured in Granite City still awaiting trial for Mo. killings
Illinois to Refund Retiree Health Care Money75,000 state workers to see portion of $60 million payout
Illinois Supreme Court Won't Hear Term Limits Appeal The Illinois Supreme Court decided Thursday not to immediately consider whether voters should get a chance to limit terms for state legislators.
ACLU: Illinois Abortion Law Takes Effect in 35 DaysThe Illinois Supreme Court issued a ruling Thursday that ended a lengthy and emotionally charged legal battle of a 1995.
Illinois High Court Takes Pass in Student Threat CaseA man whose 2007 terroristic threat conviction was overturned may finally be able to put his legal troubles behind him.
Supreme Court Appeal Sought In SIUE Threat CaseOlutosin Oduwole was released from prison Monday. He had been serving a five-year sentence linked to a 2011 conviction of attempting to make a terrorist threat.
Illinois High Court Ruling Aids Homeowners Facing ForeclosureThe ruling requires lenders to detail their efforts in helping homeowners.
A Year Later, Future Of Cameras In Illinois Courts Is Uncertain"The court is interested in seeing how this progresses in various counties," Illinois Supreme Court Joe Tybor said.
Quinn Gets Go-Ahead to Close Illinois PrisonsQuinn said in a news release late Wednesday that an Alexander County Judge dissolved an injunction stopping the closures.

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