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Downstate judge rules Pritzker’s COVID-19-related orders are void Downstate judge rules Pritzker’s COVID-19-related orders are void

Downstate judge rules Pritzker’s COVID-19-related orders are void

All of Gov. JB Pritzker’s executive orders since April 8 pertaining to the novel coronavirus pandemic are void because he exceeded his authority when he used his emergency powers for more than 30 days, a Clay County judge ruled Thursday.

Raoul asks federal judge to force recognition of Equal Rights Amendment’s ratification Raoul asks federal judge to force recognition of Equal Rights Amendment’s ratification

Raoul asks federal judge to force recognition of Equal Rights Amendment’s ratification

Illinois’ top lawyer wants a U.S. court to compel a federal official to formally acknowledge the Equal Rights Amendment received enough state support to be added to the U.S. Constitution – a largely procedural step that has thus far blocked the amendment from ratification.
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