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U.S. Supreme Court won’t review Illinois ‘felony murder’ law U.S. Supreme Court won’t review Illinois ‘felony murder’ law

U.S. Supreme Court won’t review Illinois ‘felony murder’ law

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear an appeal challenging a controversial state law that allows someone to be convicted of murder if a death occurs during the commission of another forcible felony, even if it is caused by someone else. The ruling means the Illinois law still stands, although at least two bills have been introduced in the state General Assembly to narrow how it’s applied.
Burke on being high court’s third female chief justice: It’s pretty awesome Burke on being high court’s third female chief justice: It’s pretty awesome

Burke on being high court’s third female chief justice: It’s pretty awesome

Since the state’s highest court began meeting 200 years ago, 121 justices have served as its leader. Three of those are women. Anne Burke began her term as the Illinois Supreme Court’s chief justice on Oct. 26. Capitol News Illinois reporter Rebecca Anzel talked with Burke recently in the library of the Illinois Supreme Court in Springfield. This is a Q&A piece from that...
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ILLINOIS LAWMAKERS:
ONE-ON-ONE WITH GOV. JB PRITZKER

 With the new fiscal year closing in, Gov. JB Pritzker takes a look at the spring 2024 legislative session, new Early Childhood Department, future of Logan Correctional Center and more. Recorded at the studios of Northwestern University’s Medill School. Hosted by Jak Tichenor and CNI Broadcast Director Jennifer Fuller.

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