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High-Profile Supreme Court Cases

This page displays information on high-profile cases that are currently before the Illinois Supreme Court.

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Case No. 130769 - Leslie Collazo et al., Appellees, v. Emanuel "Chris" Welch, etc., Intervenor-Appellant (The Illinois State Board of Elections et al., etc. (Kwame Raoul, etc., Appellant)). Appeal, Circuit Court (Sangamon).

Date Filed Description
06/12/2024 Appellant’s Notice of Appeal accompanied by Sangamon County Circuit Court Order
06/13/2024 Unopposed motion by Intervenor-Appellant to place appeal on an accelerated docket
06/14/2024 Order allowing unopposed motion by Intervenor-Appellant to place appeal on an accelerated docket
06/25/2024 Unopposed motion by Intervenor-Appellant for leave to file brief Instanter
06/25/2024 Order entered allowing unopposed motion by Intervenor-Appellant for leave to file brief Instanter
06/25/2024 Intervenor-Appellant’s brief
07/02/24 Unopposed motion by Intervenor-Appellant for leave to file the report of proceedings Instanter
07/03/24 Order allowing unopposed motion by Intervenor-Appellant for leave to file the report of proceedings Instanter
07/08/24 Appellees’ brief

Case No. 130539 - Piasa Armory, LLC, Appellee, v. Kwame Raoul, etc., Appellant. Appeal, Circuit Court (Madison).

Date Filed Description
03/18/2024 Appellant’s Notice of Appeal accompanied by Madison County Circuit Court Order
03/18/2024 Appellee/Cross-Appellant Notice of Cross Appeal
03/25/2024 Appellant/Cross-Appellee’s Docketing Statement
04/01/2024 Motion by Appellant/Cross-Appellee to dismiss cross-appeal for lack of jurisdiction or, in the alternative, to clarify that briefing will proceed under Rule 343(a)
04/03/2024 Motion by Appellee/Cross-Appellant for leave to file docketing statement instanter
04/10/2024 Motion by Appellee/Cross-Appellant for leave to file response to motion to dismiss cross-appeal for lack of jurisdiction or, in the alternative, to clarify that briefing will proceed under Rule 343(a) Instanter
04/12/2024 Order allowed dismissing cross-appeal for lack of jurisdiction
04/15/2024 Order denied as moot for leave to file docketing statement instanter
04/19/2024 Order denied as moot for leave to file response to motion to dismiss cross-appeal for lack of jurisdiction or, in the alternative, to clarify that briefing will proceed under Rule 343(a) Instanter
05/30/2024 Motion by Appellant for an extension of time for filing appellant's brief to and including August 2, 2024
06/07/2024 Order allowing Appellant’s motion for an extension of time for filing appellant's brief to and including August 2, 2024

Case No. 130520, Building Owners and Managers Association, et al., petitioners, v. Commission of the Board of Elections of the City of Chicago, et al., respondents.

Date Filed Description
03/11/2024 Petition for Leave to Appeal
03/11/2024 Emergency Motion by Petitioners for Expedited Consideration of Petition for Leave to Appeal
03/12/2024 Objection by Respondent, City of Chicago to Emergency Motion by Petitioners for Expedited Consideration of Petition for Leave to Appeal
03/13/2024 Order Allowing Motion for Expedited Consideration of Petition for Leave to Appeal and Denial of Petition for Leave to Appeal

Case No. 130431, People State of Illinois, respondent, v. Jussie Smollett, petitioner.

Date Filed Description
02/05/2024 Petition for Leave to Appeal
02/26/2024 The Office of the Special Prosecutor’s Answer to Jussie Smollett’s Petition for Leave to Appeal
05/01/2024 Appellant’s brief
04/09/2024 Appellant’s Notice of Election
05/14/2024 Appellee’s Notice of Election
06/04/2024 Motion by Appellee for an extension of time for filing appellee's brief to and including July 10, 2024
07/10/2024Appellee's Brief

Case No. 129471 - Arlington Heights Police Pension Fund et al., appellants v. Jay Robert "J.B." Pritzker, et al., appellees

Date Filed Description
06/27/2023 Appellants’ Brief
03/14/2023 Petition for Leave to Appeal
09/13/2023 Appellee's Brief
09/13/2023 Motion by Illinois Municipal League for leave to file a brief as amicus curiae in support of Appellees Instanter.
09/13/2023 Motion by Associated Firefighters of Illinois for leave to file a brief as amicus curiae in support of Appellees Instanter.
09/21/2023 Amicus Brief by Illinois Municipal League
09/21/2023 Amicus Brief by Associated Firefighters of Illinois
10/11/2023 Appellant’s Reply Brief
01/19/2024 Opinion