Stories about the Illinois Supreme Court
Lisa Holder White was sworn in Thursday as the first Black woman to serve on the Illinois Supreme Court.
The Illinois Supreme Court has ruled that the public has no right to boat, fish or swim in small rivers that flow across private property, but two justices are urging the General Assembly to change that law.
In a 4-3 decision with a blistering dissent from the Republican minority, the Illinois Supreme Court declined to rule on a question of whether Illinois’ Firearm Owners Identification Act is unconstitutional
The Illinois Supreme Court appointed Lake in the Hills-based attorney Heather Kroencke to the Illinois Supreme Court Commission on Professionalism.
Republican Illinois Supreme Court Justice Rita Garman announced on Monday that she will retire July 7, marking the end of a long legal career that has included 48 years as a jurist.
Richard Dent won’t be able to learn the names of the people who accused him of sexual harassment and drunken disorderly conduct in 2018, the Illinois Supreme Court ruled last week.
The Illinois Supreme Court ruled Thursday that elected public officials and their campaign committees may, in limited circumstances, use campaign funds to pay criminal defense attorney fees.
The Illinois Supreme Court is being asked to decide the extent to which property owners can block anyone else, including neighboring property owners, from accessing a river that runs through their property.
The Illinois Supreme Court is being asked for a second time to decide whether a state law requiring gun owners to have a firearm permit is unconstitutional – a question the court previously declined to answer.
The Illinois Supreme Court upheld a Village of Deerfield assault weapons ban and restored a Putnam County man’s right to a Firearm Owners Identification card over the objections of the Illinois State Police
The Illinois Supreme Court ruled Thursday that a Cook County tax on gun purchases is unconstitutional, but it left the door open for a more tailored tax that specifically goes toward mitigating gun violence and its effects.
Justice Michael Burke is a Supreme Court appointee who recently launched a campaign to win his first elected seat on the state’s top court. Burke pledged to adhere strictly to the law if voters extend his appointed term.
The Illinois Supreme Court on Tuesday extended its order limiting judgements in certain eviction cases to Oct. 3, putting it in line with the governor’s latest executive order.
The Illinois Supreme Court is being asked to consider the laws of the state of California and the U.S. Constitution in ruling on one man’s eligibility to be issued a Firearm Owners Identification card by the Illinois State Police.
Elizabeth M. Rochford is running in district that includes DeKalb, Kendall, Kane, Lake and McHenry counties