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The Illinois State Bar Association , the state's largest with about 30,000 members, and the Chicago Bar Association with 22,000 members, evaluate candidates' legal knowledge and ability, experience, temperament and integrity among other qualities.
Illinois Appellate Court Judge Patrick J. Quinn, 60, died in his chambers Wednesday morning Illinois Appellate Court website Updated: January 8, 2014 4:27PM An Illinois appellate court judge died in his chambers Wednesday morning, an Illinois Supreme
Updated: January 3, 2014 9:41PM The Illinois Appellate Court on Friday ordered that the city halt for now the bidding process for a lucrative airport landscaping contract, after the current contract holder complained it was being unfairly replaced.
In an unusual ruling, the Illinois Appellate Court has overturned the murder conviction of a Chicago man and barred Cook County prosecutors from trying him again, saying the evidence against him in a drive-by shooting was insufficient to sustain a
An Illinois prosecutor could be disciplined by a state review panel over allegations he used racially charged language while trying a black defendant. The Illinois Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission charges comments by Williamson
An Illinois appellate court has ruled for county sheriffs who seek to restore salary cuts imposed by state lawmakers. The Quad City Times reports the 5th District Appellate Court overturned a Franklin County judge's dismissal of a complaint that Gov.
Transportation Committee (Bureau, DeKalb, Grundy, Kendall, LaSalle, Lee, Ogle and Putnam counties) will be at 10 a.m. Oct. 4 at the Mendota Civic Center, 1901 Tom Merwin Drive, Mendota. Human service organizations with an interest in public
As in many potential wrongful conviction cases, Carl Williams insists he is innocent and says Chicago police, in a rush to solve the 1994 murders of a former college basketball star and his girlfriend, botched the investigation. To support his claim,
Mr. Scariano passed peacefully at his most beloved place, Redstone, Colorado...July of 1946 to two loving parents Anthony Scariano (II) of Chicago, Illinois, and Leah Scariano (nee Vaira) of Glenwood Springs, Colorado. In 1948, when Tony was 2 years
A court ruling requiring McHenry County to pay six figures to the men who unsuccessfully put the state's attorney on trial twice highlights the motivation behind a new law that would limit the use of private special prosecutors. The Illinois