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High-Profile Supreme Court Cases

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Case No. 128205 — Julieanne Austin, etc., et al., respondents, v. The Board of Education of Community Unit School District 300 et al. (Governor Jay Robert Pritzker et al., etc., petitioners). Leave to appeal, Appellate Court, Fourth District.

Date Filed Description
2/22/2022 Emergency motion by Petitioners for leave to file Petition for Leave to Appeal in excess of word limit but not exceeding 13,000 words Instanter
2/22/2022 Emergency motion by Petitioners for expedited consideration of Petition for Leave to Appeal and any subsequent proceedings on appeal
2/22/2022 Emergency motion by Petitioners to stay the temporary restraining order entered by the Circuit Court of Sangamon County, in case Nos. 21 CH 50002, 21 CH 50003, 21 CH 50005, and 21 CH 50007, pending resolution of Petition for Leave to Appeal and any subsequent proceedings on appeal
2/22/2022 Order entered February 22, 2022 by Justice Garman allowing Emergency motion by Petitioners for leave to file Petition for Leave to Appeal in excess of word limit but not exceeding 13,000 words Instanter
2/22/2022 Petitioners petition for leave to appeal
2/22/2022 Petitioners appendix to petition for leave to appeal
2/24/2022 Entry of Appearance on behalf of Respondents
2/25/2022 Response to emergency motion by petitioners for expedited consideration of petition for leave to appeal and any subsequent proceedings on appeal
2/25/2022 Response to the emergency motion by petitioners to stay the temporary restraining order entered by the Circuit Court of Sangamon County
2/25/2022 Order entered February 25, 2022 by the Supreme Court allowing emergency motion by Petitioners for expedited consideration of petition for leave to appeal and denying petition for leave to appeal. Temporary restraining order vacated and matter is remanded to Circuit Court of Sangamon County. Michael J. Burke, J., joined by Overstreet, J., dissenting. Written dissent to follow
2/25/2022 Order entered February 25, 2022 by the Supreme Court denying as moot emergency motion to stay the temporary restraining order entered by the Circuit Court of Sangamon County. Michael J. Burke, and Overstreet, JJ., dissenting
2/28/2022Written dissent