Sterigenics has announced plans to exit its ethylene oxide (EO) sterilization operations in Willowbrook, in spite of approval it received from the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency on Sept. 20 to install emissions-capture technology at the shuttered plant.
A group of state human and social service agencies and companies filed suit today in St. Clair County against Gov. Bruce Rauner and other state officials to force timely payments for services performed.
At a meeting today of Chicago area business owners and leaders, U.S. Chamber of Commerce President Tom Donohue said the country needs to "restart the growth engine" with capital and other financial products and services that businesses and consumers need.
The U.S. Supreme Court has denied review of an Illinois Supreme Court decision that cleared tobacco company Philip Morris of a $10 billion judgment. On June 20, the justices rejected a petition from plaintiff Sharon Price, who won the judgment in the court of former Madison County circuit judge Nicholas Byron in 2003. The Supreme Court had denied review of the same case in 2006, after the Illinois Supreme Court reversed Byron.
SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Supreme Court has denied attorney Stephen Tillery's request to recall a mandate the Court issued a decade ago after it struck down a $10.1 billion judgment against Philip Morris. In the same announcement posted this afternoon, the Court also referred to Justice Lloyd Karmeier Tillery's move to recuse or disqualify Karmeier from hearing the matter. Karmeier then denied that request, as well.
A Chicago attorney who made millions pursuing copyright and computer hacking litigation on behalf of businesses purporting to hold the rights to pornographic videos is being accused of carrying out a shakedown scheme in courts in Chicago, as well as in St. Clair County and other jurisdictions around the country.Illinois Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission Administrator Jerome Larkin on Aug. 20 brought seven charges against lawyer John L. Steele over his conduct in courts that also
GarmanCourt users across the state will soon be given a unique opportunity that normally only comes around on election day - they will get a chance to judge the system.Between April 13 and May 1, detailed court user surveys designed to measure public perceptions and experiences will be distributed in the state's 24 Circuits across 102 counties.The Strategic Planning Committee of the Illinois Judicial