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Can a Discovery Dispute Lead to Extraordinary Intervention by the Illinois Supreme Court? Usually Not; That’s Why it is Extraordinary

January 10, 2023

Analysis of cases where Illinois Supreme Court chose to and not to use its powers of extraordinary intervention via writs of mandamus and prohibition

Sovereign Immunity Extends to Formerly Private Entities Now Owned by the State

December 2, 2022

Discusses an Illinois appellate case where plaintiff unsuccessfully attempted to circumvent sovereign immunity by filing in a circuit court instead of court of claims. Case involved a formerly private entity that later become owned by the state

How and When to Present Residency Evidence Can Be Key to Trial Success

September 22, 2022

Examines: appellate ruling on trial court’s right to decide order of presenting evidence in consolidated proceedings; key issues determining residency for insurance coverage

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