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Illinois's state court system is large, but is relatively simple in structure. In Illinois, Circuit Courts have exclusive jurisdiction over juvenile, criminal, domestic relations, small claims, traffic, and civil cases. The Illinois the Appellate Court hears civil, criminal, and some administrative agency appeals. The Illinois Supreme Court is the state's highest court and handles appeals from the state's appellate courts.

You can view the Illinois's Supreme Court's docket at http://www.state.il.us/court/SupremeCourt/Docket/default.asp. Although most Illinois court records are public record, each county sets their own policies regarding how to review or obtain copies of any Illinois court documents. Some counties have an online database where basic case information can be viewed, while others require that you submit a request in writing, or go the courthouse during regular business hours to get copies. You can find contact information for each of the Illinois state courts at on the Illinois Courts website at http://www.state.il.us/court/default.asp. The Illinois Courts website also provides an extensive amount of other information, including copies of court opinions, court rules, information for jurors, and a number of self-help forms for those who have cases in Illinois state courts.
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02, Sep 2014 - Court halts ridesharing service Uber in Germany - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News, Sp
BERLIN (AP) - A court has issued an injunction barring ridesharing service Uber from operating in Germany, the latest shot in a fight with the country's taxi drivers.
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A southern Illinois man was sentenced to ten years in prison for a home burglary, according to the Jackson County state's attorney.
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On Friday, United States Attorney Andrew M. Luger announced the sentencing of Markeace Canty, a/k/a “Quake,” 33 years old, to 300 months in federal prison for prostituting a child throughout the Upper Midwest, including in Minnesota, Illinois, Indiana, North Dakota, and Wisconsin.
02, Sep 2014 - Injunction granted on retiree premium hike
A Sangamon County judge issued a preliminary injunction barring Illinois from collecting higher health care insurance premiums from retired state employees.
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02, Sep 2014 - Ruling affects Illinois cancer cluster case
MCCOLLUM LAKE, Ill. (AP) - A Pennsylvania court ruling means a lawsuit can go forward accusing a chemical company of dumping toxins in Illinois, causing a deadly cancer cluster. The Northwest Herald reports (http://bit.ly/1orcnOh ) that the Pennsylvania Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear Rohm and Haas' ...
02, Sep 2014 - Revel casino still talking with potential bidders - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News,
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02, Sep 2014 - Defense grills plant manager in salmonella trial - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News, S
ALBANY, Ga. (AP) - Defense attorneys for three people charged in a deadly salmonella outbreak sought to deflect blame and poke holes in the government's case Tuesday as they grilled a co-defendant, who is a key prosecution witness.
02, Sep 2014 - Christian, IL Texas man gets 20 years in synthetic drug deaths - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News, S
FARGO, N.D. (AP) - A Texas man accused of selling synthetic drugs to customers in every state and distributing the chemicals that resulted in the overdose deaths of two teens in the Grand Forks, North Dakota, area was sentenced Thursday to more than 20 years in prison.
02, Sep 2014 - Self-help author convicted in deaths hosts seminar - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News,
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) - A self-help author who spent nearly two years in prison for the deaths of three people following an Arizona sweat lodge ceremony is hosting several seminars in the state.
02, Sep 2014 - Union, IL Detroit raced toward this week's bankruptcy trial - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri Ne
DETROIT (AP) - It took decades of mismanagement, malfeasance and meltdowns in its bread-and-butter manufacturing sector for Detroit to hit fiscal rock bottom. The path to exit bankruptcy could take less than a year and a half.
02, Sep 2014 - Jackson, IL Sex offender sentenced for failing to register in IL
A Perry County, Illinois man was sentenced for one count of failure to register as a sex offender after pleading guilty.
02, Sep 2014 - Judge denies restraining order in immigration case - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News,
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02, Sep 2014 - Illinois man sentenced for stealing semi-trailers in Eau Claire
U.S. District Judge Lynn S. Adelman sentenced 46 year-old Mark Anderson, of Oak Lawn, Illinois, to one year and one day in prison for interstate transportation of stolen goods.
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