Daily Legal News Archive

Tuesday, October 20, 2020

A Sangamon County judge has ruled local units of government are exempt from a law the General Assembly passed this year declaring the Nov. 3 general election as a state holiday and requiring all government offices to be closed that day, unless they are used as polling places or for other election-related services.

The Southern Illinoisan

Marcia M. Meis, Director of the Administrative Office of the Illinois Courts, announced that the Eighteenth Judicial Circuit judges voted to select Louis B. Aranda and Demetrios N. Panoushis as associate judges of the Eighteenth Judicial Circuit.

Cook County Record

Illinois State Police face a new lawsuit over a traffic stop in Harvey that ended in a fatal shooting.

CBS Chicago

Millions of dollars have been spent over the retention of Illinois Supreme Court Justice Thomas Kilbride. During an interview with 25 News, the justice said it troubles him.


A judge on Monday denied Gov. J.B. Pritzker's motion to vacate the orders of a Clay County judge who had ruled against the governor.

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