Illinois Supreme Court
A never-enforced law requiring minors to notify their parents before getting an abortion is about to be reviewed by the Illinois Supreme Court.
Gov. Pat Quinn plans to propose a ban on assault weapons in Illinois.
The Illinois Supreme Court has ruled that laid-off tenured teachers in Chicago do not have a right to be rehired later.
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.
The state will pay for the construction program partly by raising taxes on liqour and candy.
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.
State remains one of few that forbids cameras and microphones in trial courts.
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.