Daily Legal News Archive

Thursday, June 30, 2022

Two Republican candidates seeking a seat on the Illinois Supreme Court remained locked in a race too close to call following Tuesday’s primary. With 95% of the expected vote in, former Lake County Sheriff Mark Curran had a 1.5 percentage point lead over Lake County Circuit Judge Daniel Shanes.

Chicago Tribune

Sangamon judge holds DHS in contempt for admission delay.

Illinois Times

Abortion remains legal in Illinois. But, in other states, the Supreme Court’s overturning of Roe v. Wade has set off a frenzy of legal activity.

Chicago Sun-Times

Governor Pritzker signed the CROWN Act into law Wednesday morning codifying protections for Illinoisans discriminated against due to hairstyles.


Illinois law enforcement agencies have a new tool to track guns used during crimes. The Attorney General and Illinois State Police introduced the online Crime Gun Connect platform Wednesday morning.