Daily Legal News Archive

Friday, March 22, 2019

The Illinois Supreme Court has issued Supreme Court Rule 296, which requires that trial courts not use restraints on individuals involved in Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Code proceedings unless the court conducts a separate hearing on the record as to the necessity for restraints.

From: 
Illinois Lawyer Now

An Illinois lawmaker leading the charge to bring sports betting to the state has laid out the first concrete details on how that might happen.

From: 
The Southern Illinoisan

A Chicago judge is expected to rule on whether to let R. Kelly travel overseas to perform several concerts to help the cash-strapped singer pay legal and other bills as he faces sex-abuse charges.

From: 
WBEZ

A second lawsuit has been filed against the Illinois State Police for issuing a firearm license to the convicted felon who killed five people and wounded several police officers when he opened fire at a suburban Chicago warehouse last month.

From: 
WGIL

State Sen. Sue Rezin advanced legislation to allow the Illinois Department of Natural Resources to charge parking fees at Starved Rock State Park, with the proceeds being used exclusively at Starved Rock and another nearby state park.

From: 
Herald & Review

The Illinois Supreme Court said the arrests of two residents carrying stun guns or Tasers in a vehicle or in public were unconstitutional.

From: 
WEEK

An 82-year-old man who says he was desperate when he robbed an Illinois bank has been sentenced to 10 weekends in jail.

From: 
Belleville News-Democrat