Congratulating them for “weathering the storm,” Supreme Court Justice Rita B. Garman swore 1,590 new attorneys to the Illinois bar in a virtual ceremony Thursday.
SPRINGFIELD — The Illinois House on Wednesday elected its first Black speaker to replace the longest-serving legislative leader in modern U.S. history, picking Democratic Rep. Emanuel “Chris” Welch for the job and pushing aside Michael J. Madigan after he was implicated in an ongoing bribery investigation.
WASHINGTON — The Constitution says the chief justice is to preside at the impeachment trial of a president. But what about an ex-president?
Flight attendants who maintain they lost income as a result of the grounding of Boeing’s 737 MAX aircraft do not have a case against the plane-manufacturing giant, a federal judge held.
The Illinois Supreme Court returns for its January 2021 term this week, with two new justices but a now-familiar pandemic.
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump for the first time acknowledged his defeat in the Nov. 3 election and announced there would be an “orderly transition on January 20th” after Congress concluded the electoral vote count early Thursday certifying President-elect Joe Biden’s victory.