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February 17, 2012 @ 12:00 PM

State high court sides with CPS in dispute over teacher layoffs

Chicago Tribune/

The Illinois Supreme Court has sided with Chicago Public Schools in a two-year legal battle with the Chicago Teachers Union over the layoffs of nearly 750 tenured teachers in 2010.


February 03, 2012 @ 8:00 AM

State high court reaffirms ban on confessions obtained through torture

Chicago Tribune/

The Illinois Supreme Court ruled Thursday that a confession obtained through torture can never be considered harmless error, upholding a lower court's decision in a brutal rape case.


January 24, 2012 @ 8:00 AM

Pilot program to allow cameras in circuit court

Chicago Tribune/

The Illinois Supreme Court will announce Tuesday that it will allow media cameras to record proceedings in the state’s circuit courts for the first time, a court spokesman said today.

Related:
  • Ill. Supreme Court To Allow Cameras In Courts [CBS Chicago]
  • Illinois to Allow Cameras in Courts [Fox Chicago]
  • Illinois Supreme Court to allow cameras in courtrooms [Crains]
  • State High Court to Allow Cameras in Courtrooms [NBC Chicago]
  • Illinois to allow courtroom cameras on ‘experimental basis’ [Sun-Times]



November 29, 2011 @ 11:00 AM

Former alderman appointed Cook County judge

Chicago Tribune/

The Illinois Supreme Court has appointed former Chicago Ald. Freddrenna Lyle a Cook County Circuit Court judge to fill a vacancy. She will serve until next year's elections.


October 28, 2011 @ 4:00 AM

City: New runway over former cemetery expected to open at end of 2013

Chicago Tribune/

About 75 percent of the graves blocking a new runway under construction at O’Hare International Airport will have been removed by the end of the week, and the runway is scheduled for completion by December 2013, O’Hare expansion officials said Thursday.


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