No jurisdictional defect when notice of appeal is e-filed, even though local rule required paper filingSeptember 2013Illinois Law Update, Page 452On June 20, 2013, the Illinois Supreme Court held, first, that electronically filing ("e-filing") a postjudgment motion when circuit court rules required a paper copy did not fail to toll the time for filing a notice of appeal; and, second, that e-filing a notice of appeal when circuit court rules required a paper copy did not deprive the appellate court of jurisdiction.
E-Filing Gets the Green LightBy Maria KantzavelosJanuary 2013Article, Page 20Are you ready for service by e-mail? Filing at 11:59 p.m.? The electronic record as official court record? Effective January 1, the Illinois Supreme Court has taken a big, 21st-Century step toward making e-filing the norm and not the exception.
E-filing debuts at the supreme courtBy Adam W. LaskerMarch 2012Lawpulse, Page 126The AG and appellate defender and prosecutor may now file documents electronically with the supreme court in an early step toward modernizing judicial-system technology.