Illinois Supreme Court

The Illinois Supreme Court is letting Walgreens off the hook for improperly collecting a tax on sparkling water.

Low-income earners can soon apply to waive their court costs in Illinois.

Electronic privacy advocates are praising a ruling from the Illinois Supreme Court on Friday. The justices held that people can sue just for having biometric information collected without consent.

The Illinois Supreme Court is being asked to settle a fight between two of the state’s environmental regulators. At issue is whether certain waste disposal sites should have to do groundwater testing.

Anti-abortion groups are once again going before the Illinois Supreme Court.

They're trying to block last year’s new law allowing state government to pay for abortions.

The Illinois Supreme Court heard arguments Tuesday from a man who earned a state teacher pension after substitute teaching --  for one day. 

Insurance giant State Farm has reached a $250 million preliminary settlement of a federal class-action lawsuit claiming the company funneled money to the campaign of a candidate for the Illinois Supreme Court.

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Illinois Supreme Court Justice Lloyd Karmeier has been sworn in as the high court's 120th Chief Justice.

During an installation ceremony Monday afternoon at the Illinois Supreme Court in Springfield, the southern Illinois native said the moment is not lost on him.

The Illinois Supreme Court will hear the appeal of a case involving not-for-profit hospitals and their tax-exempt status.

The Illinois Supreme Court will be asked to re-visit an opinion it just issued last week. 

Illinois' biggest government labor union says state employees' salaries are at stake.

The Illinois Supreme Court on Thursday struck down another attempt to control the cost of government pension benefits.

This time it was Chicago city employees and retirees whose pensions were being targeted. The retirement system for one set of workers is projected to be insolvent in about a decade.

In 2014, the Illinois General Assembly changed the rules, but in Thursday's 5-0 ruling, the Supreme Court found that unconstitutional.

Illinois Public Radio’s Brian Mackey spoke with his colleague Amanda Vinicky about the decision.

Television coverage of court cases is now a permanent part of Illinois' legal landscape after an order Monday from the Illinois Supreme Court.

The Illinois Supreme Court has once again ruled in favor of tobacco giant Philip Morris. The decision, announced Wednesday, saves the company from a $10.1 billion judgment. 

The case has been before the court off and on for more than a decade. A group of smokers say Philip Morris tricked them into thinking “light” cigarettes were safer than regular. 

Thomas Fitzgerald, a judge who had a leading role in the aftermath of some of Illinois’ most notorious political scandals, died on Sunday at his home in the Chicago suburbs.

The Illinois Supreme Court is set to hear oral arguments on a $10.1 billion class action verdict against cigarette giant Phillip Morris USA.

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Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner says the state's Supreme Court is part of a "corrupt system'' because of the campaign donations justices receive from attorneys who argue cases before the court.

The Illinois Supreme Court will debate whether the state can reduce pension benefits of its employees Wednesday.

The Illinois Supreme Court has announced it will hear oral arguments in the state's landmark pension-overhaul case on March 11.

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The Illinois Supreme Court has sided with retired state employees who argue that health insurance premiums are a protected retirement benefit.