Block v. Office of the Illinois Secretary of State

Illinois Appellate Court
Civil Court
Citation
Case Number: 
2013 IL App (5th) 120157
Decision Date: 
April 12, 2013
District: 
5th Dist.
Division/County: 
Jefferson Co.
Justice: 
WELCH
Holding: 
Reversed and remanded.
Complaints alleging violations of the State Officials and Employees Ethics Act can be heard in the circuit courts, rather than in the Court of Claims. The State of Illinois has waived immunity as to claims brought under Section 15-25 of the Ethics Act, and such claims are properly brought in the circuit courts of Illinois. (SPOMER and GOLDENHERSH, concurring.)