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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. 125952 — Darren Bailey, appellee, v. Governor Jay Robert Pritzker, etc., appellant. Appeal, Circuit Court (Clay)

Date Filed Title
04/29/2020 Emergency motion by appellant for direct appeal to this Court pursuant to Supreme Court Rule 302(b) and/or for a supervisory order.
04/29/2020 Supporting record, Volume 1
04/29/2020 Supporting record, Volume 2
04/29/2020 Supporting record, Volume 3
04/30/2020 Motion by City of Chicago and Cook County for leave to file a brief as amici curiae in support of Appellant instanter.
04/30/2020 Appearance filed by Stephen Collins, attorney for City of Chicago.
05/01/2020 Supplemental emergency motion by Appellant for a supervisory order.
05/04/2020 Motion by Appellant to cite supplemental authority in support of emergency motion for a supervisory order instanter.
05/04/2020 Order entered allowing Appellant's motion to cite supplemental authority in support of emergency motion for a supervisory order instanter.
05/04/2020 Supplemental Authority in Support of Emergency Motion for a Supervisory Order.
05/07/2020 Appearance filed by Steven Wallace, attorney on behalf of Darren Bailey.
05/08/2020 Motion by Appellee for leave to file objection to supplemental emergency motion for a supervisory order Instanter.
05/08/2020 Order entered allowing Appellee for leave to file objection to supplemental emergency motion for a supervisory order Instanter.
05/08/2020 Appellee's objection to supplemental emergency motion for a supervisory order.
05/11/2020 Motion by Appellant to cite supplemental authority in support of emergency motion for a supervisory order instanter.
05/11/2020 Order entered denying Appellant's supplemental emergency motion for a supervisory order.
05/11/2020 Order entered allowing motion by Appellant to cite supplemental authority in support of emergency motion for a supervisory order instanter.
05/12/2020 Order entered denying as moot amici curiae motion for leave to file a brief as amici curiae in support of Appellant instanter.

Case No. 125790 — Jussie Smollett, movant, v. Hon. Michael P. Toomin, Judge of the Circuit Court of Cook County, respondent. Supervisory Order

Date Filed Title
02/24/2020 Emergency motion by Movant for a supervisory order
02/24/2020 Emergency motion by Movant to stay proceedings in the Circuit Court of Cook County, in case No. 20 CR 3050, pending disposition of motion for a supervisory order
03/02/2020 Motion by Intervenor - Respondent, Office of the Special Prosecutor for leave to intervene
03/06/2020 Order entered denying movant’s emergency motion for a supervisory order
03/06/2020 Order entered denying movant’s emergency motion by movant to stay proceedings in the Circuit Court of Cook County, in case No. 20 CR 3050, pending disposition of motion for a supervisory order