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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.


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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.


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.


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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.


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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.



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.


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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.


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.



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.




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