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Supreme Court Rules | State of Illinois Office of the Illinois Courts

 To see a list of Rules whose operation is temporarily amended due to the COVID-19 pandemic, visit the Illinois Courts Response to COVID-19 page

Article Rule # Rule Title
III Rule 301 Method of Review
III Rule 302 Direct Appeals to the Supreme Court
III Rule 303 Appeals from Final Judgments of the Circuit Court in Civil Cases
Amended June 22, 2017, eff. July 1, 2017
III Rule 303A Expedited and Confidential Proceedings Under the Parental Notification of Abortion Act
Amended September 15, 2017, eff. November 1, 2017
III Rule 304 Appeals from Final Judgments That Do Not Dispose of an Entire Proceeding
Amended March 8, 2016, eff. immediately
III Rule 305 Stay of Judgments Pending Appeal
Amended June 22, 2017, eff. July 1, 2017
III Rule 306 Interlocutory Appeals by Permission
Amended Sept. 30, 2020. eff. Oct. 1. 2020
III Rule 306A Reserved
III Rule 307 Interlocutory Appeals as of Right
Amended September 15, 2017, eff. November 1, 2017
III Rule 308 Certified Questions
Amended Sept. 26, 2019, eff. Oct. 1, 2019
III Rule 309 Dismissal of Appeals by the Trial Court
Amended June 22, 2017, eff. July 1, 2017
III Rule 310 Prehearing Conference in the Appellate Court
III Rule 310.1 Appellate Settlement Conference Program
Amended March 8, 2016, eff. immediately
III Rule 311 Accelerated Docket
Amended April 3, 2018, eff. July 1, 2018
III Rule 312 Docketing Statement
Amended June 22, 2017, eff. July 1, 2017

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III Rule 313 Fees in the Reviewing Court
Amended Dec. 19, 2019, eff. Jan. 1, 2020
III Rule 314 Reserved
III Rule 315 Leave to Appeal From the Appellate Court to the Supreme Court
Amended Sept. 30, 2020. eff. Oct. 1. 2020
III Rule 316 Appeals from Appellate Court to Supreme Court on Certificate
Amended Sept. 30, 2020. eff. Oct. 1. 2020
III Rule 317 Appeals from the Appellate Court to the Supreme Court as of Right
Amended June 22, 2017, eff. July 1, 2017
III Rule 318 General Rules Governing All Appeals from the Appellate Court to the Supreme Court
Amended Sept. 30, 2020. eff. Oct. 1. 2020
III Rules 319-320 Reserved
III Rule 321 Contents of the Record on Appeal
III Rule 322 Reserved
III Rule 323 Report of Proceedings
Amended June 22, 2017, eff. July 1, 2017
III Rule 324 Preparation and Certification by the Circuit Clerk of the Record on Appeal
Amended June 22, 2017, eff. July 1, 2017

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III Rule 325 Transmission of Record on Appeal or Certificate in Lieu of Record
Amended June 22, 2017, eff. July 1, 2017
III Rule 326 Time for Filing Record on Appeal
Amended June 22, 2017, eff. July 1, 2017
III Rule 327 Notice of Filing Record
Amended June 22, 2017, eff. July 1, 2017
III Rule 328 Supporting Record
Amended June 22, 2017, eff. July 1, 2017
III Rule 329 Supplemental Record on Appeal
Amended June 22, 2017, eff. July 1, 2017
III Rule 330 Captions in Reviewing Courts
Amended June 22, 2017, eff. July 1, 2017
III Rule 331 Return of Record on Appeal
Amended June 22, 2017, eff. July 1, 2017
III Rules 332-334 Reserved
III Rule 335 Direct Review of Administrative Orders by the Appellate Court
Amended June 22, 2017, eff. July 1, 2017

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III Rules 336-340 Reserved
III Rule 341 Briefs
Amended Sept. 30, 2020. eff. Oct. 1. 2020
III Rule 342 Appendix to the Brief
Amended Sept. 26, 2019, eff. Oct. 1, 2019
III Rule 343 Times for Filing and Serving Briefs
III Rule 344 Number of Copies, Service, and Form and Method of Reproduction of Briefs and Abstracts
III Rule 345 Briefs Amicus Curiae
III Rules 346-350 Reserved
III Rule 351 Sequence and Manner of Calling Cases for Oral Argument
III Rule 352 Conduct of Oral Arguments
Amended May 25, 2018, eff. July 1, 2018
III Rules 353-360 Reserved
III Rule 361 Motions in Reviewing Court
Amended June 22, 2017, eff. July 1, 2017
III Rule 362 Amendment of Pleadings and Process in the Reviewing Courts
Amended June 22, 2017, eff. July 1, 2017
III Rule 363 Inspection of Original Exhibits on Appeal
III Rule 364 Privacy Protection for Documents Filed in Courts of Review
Amended June 22, 2017, eff. July 1, 2017

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III Rule 365 Appeal to Wrong Court
Amended June 22, 2017, eff. July 1, 2017
III Rule 366 Powers of Reviewing Court; Scope of Review and Procedure; Lien of Judgment
III Rule 367 Rehearing in Reviewing Court
Amended September 15, 2017, eff. November 1, 2017
III Rule 368 Issuance, Stay, and Recall of Mandates from Reviewing Court
Amended Sept. 30, 2020. eff. Oct. 1. 2020
III Rule 369 Filing of Mandate in Circuit Court and Proceedings Thereafter
III Rule 370 Process in Reviewing Court
III Rule 371 Confidential Records When On Review
Amended June 11, 2021, eff. immediately
III Rule 372 Removing Records from Reviewing Court
Amended June 22, 2017, eff. July 1, 2017
III Rule 373 Date of Filing Papers in Reviewing Court; Certificate of Mailing
Amended June 22, 2017, eff. July 1, 2017
III Rule 374 Costs in the Reviewing Court
Amended June 22, 2017, eff. July 1, 2017
III Rule 375 Failure to Comply With Rules; Frivolous Appeals--Sanctions
III Rules 376-380 Reserved
III Rule 381 Original Actions in the Supreme Court Pursuant to Article VI, Section 4(a), of the Constitution
Amended June 22, 2017, eff. July 1, 2017
III Rule 382 Original Action in the Supreme Court Pursuant to Article IV, Section 3, and Article V, Section 6(d), of the Constitution
Amended June 22, 2017, eff. July 1, 2017
III Rule 383 Motions for Supervisory Orders
Amended June 22, 2017, eff. July 1, 2017
III Rule 384 Proceedings for the Transfer and Consolidation of Multicircuit Actions
Amended June 22, 2017, eff. July 1, 2017
III Rules 385-400 Reserved