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Cameras Coming To More Illinois Courtrooms

The Illinois Supreme Court today will approve ten new counties for a “cameras and microphones in the courtroom” pilot program.

09/24/2012

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Illinois High Court to Consider Abortion-Notice Law

A never-enforced law requiring minors to notify their parents before getting an abortion is about to be reviewed by the Illinois Supreme Court.

09/20/2012

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn (Photo: Getty/Scott Olson)

Quinn To Propose Assault Weapons Ban

Gov. Pat Quinn plans to propose a ban on assault weapons in Illinois.

07/31/2012

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Court: Tenured Teachers Don’t Have Rehire Rights

The Illinois Supreme Court has ruled that laid-off tenured teachers in Chicago do not have a right to be rehired later.

02/17/2012

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It’s Back to Court for Philip Morris

A judge there had sided with plaintiffs after a two-month 2003 trial in a class-action lawsuit over Philip Morris’ marketing of “light” cigarettes.

09/29/2011

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Ill. Supreme Court Upholds Law for $31 Billion Program

The state will pay for the construction program partly by raising taxes on liqour and candy.

07/11/2011

Illinois Supreme Court

Court To Decide Legality Of Illinois Public Works Plan

The case involves a $31 billion public works program which lawmakers decided to pay for by raising taxes on liquor and candy, as well as legalizing video gambling at bars and truck stops.

07/11/2011

Casey Anthony (L) talks with her attorney Dorothy Clay Sims during her sentencing hearing on charges of lying to a law enforcement officer at the Orange County Courthouse July 7, 2011 in Orlando, Florida.  Anthony was acquitted of murder charges on July 5, 2011.(Getty/Joe Burbank)

Casey Anthony Trial Coverage Couldn’t Happen in Illinois

State remains one of few that forbids cameras and microphones in trial courts.

07/10/2011

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Illinois Court Revives Cigarette Suit

A lawsuit that led to a $10.1 billion verdict against cigarette-making Philip Morris USA before it was tossed out by the Illinois Supreme Court has been revived.

02/27/2011

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