Illinois Supreme Court

Illinois Supreme Court Hears Arguments On Police Searches

Sep 12, 2012

The Illinois Supreme Court is considering whether police are justified in searching a car, when the only evidence of wrongdoing they see is a single bullet. The case before the court stems from a police search in Chicago's South Suburbs.

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Students across Illinois are making their way back to school in the coming weeks. Yesterday, Northern Illinois University’s incoming law students got a special welcome.

Illinois Supreme Court rules on DUI stops

Jul 9, 2012
state of Illinois

The state's highest court says police can pull someone over for a DUI stop, even if the driver only drifts slightly out of his or her lane. The ruling stems from a case out of Will County.