A ruling issued Friday morning by the Illinois Supreme Court means more defamation lawsuits involving public figures can go forward. The decision could help a former candidate for Chicago alderman who sued his opponent over negative advertising.RULING: Sandholm v.
The long-time head of the American Civil Liberties Union of Illinois is being remembered as an ardent defender of freedom of speech. Jay Miller passed away Tuesday in Evanston due to complications from emphysema.
A new study shows race could play a role in traffic stops across Illinois.An Illinois Department of Transportation and University of Illinois at Chicago study of traffic stops in 2010 found that minorities are more likely to be cited or to be asked for a consent search than white drivers.
A group in Illinois said a proposed amendment to the state constitution would actually violate the U.S. Constitution. The proposed amendment, if approved by voters, would give them the power to recall a governor from office.