Illinois Supreme Court

Abortion ruling
3:30 pm
Thu July 11, 2013

Parental Notification Law Upheld By Illinois' Highest Court

Young women in Illinois will need to notify their parents before getting an abortion. The state’s parental notification law was upheld today by the Illinois Supreme Court.

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6:27 am
Fri September 21, 2012

Illinois Supreme Court Considering Abortion Law Challenge

Illinois Supreme Court Justices

The Illinois Supreme Court heard arguments this week in a challenge to an old abortion law that's never gone into effect. It would require girls aged 17 and younger to notify parents before terminating a pregnancy.

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10:48 am
Wed September 12, 2012

Illinois Supreme Court Hears Arguments On Police Searches

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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7:53 pm
Wed August 15, 2012

Chief Justice welcomes NIU's new law students

Illinois Supreme Court Chief Justice Thomas Kilbride speaks to incoming NIU law students
Jacquilyn Stephens WNIJ

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.

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6:50 am
Mon July 9, 2012

Illinois Supreme Court rules on DUI stops

Illinois Supreme Court justices
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.

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