139 relations: Albert M. Crampton, Albert Watson (Illinois judge), Alfred M. Craig, Alonzo K. Vickers, Anne M. Burke, Anthony Thornton (representative), Antioch School of Law, Appellate jurisdiction, Benjamin Drake Magruder, Benjamin K. Miller (judge), Benjamin R. Sheldon, Byron O. House, Capital punishment, Carroll C. Boggs, Caswell J. Crebs, Charles B. Lawrence, Charles C. Craig, Charles E. Freeman, Charles H. Davis (judge), Charles H. Thompson (Illinois), Chicago-Kent College of Law, Clyde E. Stone, Constitution of Illinois, Constitutionality, Cook County, Illinois, Corydon Beckwith, Cyrus E. Dietz, Damon G. Tunnicliff, Daniel P. Ward, David J. Baker Jr., David M. Woodson, Discretionary jurisdiction, Elwyn Riley Shaw, Floyd Thompson (lawyer), Francis S. Wilson, Frank K. Dunn, Frederic R. DeYoung, George A. Cooke, George W. Bristow, Gustav Koerner, Guy C. Scott, Harry B. Hershey, Horace L. Calvo, Howard C. Ryan, Illinois, Illinois Appellate Court, Illinois Reports, Jacob W. Wilkin, James A. Dooley, James B. Ricks, ..., James D. Heiple, James H. Cartwright, James Semple, James Shields (politician, born 1806), Jesse B. Thomas Jr., Jesse J. Phillips, Jesse L. Simpson, John D. Caton, John H. Mulkey, John J. Stamos, John L. Nickels, John M. Scott, John McCracken Robinson, John P. Hand, John Reynolds (U.S. politician), John Scholfield, John T. Culbertson Jr., Joseph E. Daily, Joseph F. Cunningham, Joseph H. Goldenhersh, Joseph M. Bailey, Joseph N. Carter, Joseph Phillips (judge), Judiciary of Illinois, June C. Smith, Law report, Lloyd A. Karmeier, Loren E. Murphy, Lott R. Herrick, Loyola University Chicago School of Law, Lyman Trumbull, Marvin Burt, Mary Ann McMorrow, Mary Jane Theis, Michael Anthony Bilandic, Moses Harrison, Norman H. Purple, Norman L. Jones, Onias C. Skinner, Original jurisdiction, Orrin N. Carter, Oscar E. Heard, Paul Farthing, Paul Samuell, Philip J. Rarick, Pinkney H. Walker, Ralph L. Maxwell, Ray Klingbiel, Richard M. Young, Rita B. Garman, Robert C. Underwood, Robert R. Thomas, Roy Solfisburg, S. Louis Rathje, Samuel D. Lockwood, Samuel Hubbel Treat Jr., Seymour Simon, Sidney Breese, Simeon P. Shope, Springfield, Illinois, State court (United States), State supreme court, Stephen A. Douglas, Supreme Court of the United States, Theophilus Lyle Dickey, Theophilus W. Smith, Thomas C. Browne, Thomas E. Kluczynski, Thomas Ford (politician), Thomas J. Moran, Thomas L. Kilbride, Thomas R. Fitzgerald (judge), Thomas Reynolds (governor), U.S. state, University of Illinois College of Law, University of Iowa College of Law, University of San Francisco, Walter B. Scates, Walter T. Gunn, Walter V. Schaefer, Warren H. Orr, Warren W. Duncan, William A. Denning, William G. Clark, William J. Fulton, William K. McAllister, William M. Farmer, William P. Foster (jurist), William Wilson (Illinois jurist). Expand index (89 more) » « Shrink index
Albert M. Crampton (January 7, 1900 – March 13, 1953) was an American jurist.
Albert Watson (April 15, 1857 – November 25, 1944) was an American jurist.
Alfred M. Craig (January 15, 1832 – September 6, 1911) was an American judge from Illinois.
Alonzo K. Vickers (September 25, 1853 – January 21, 1915) was an American politician and jurist from Illinois.
Anne Marie Burke (née McGlone; born February 3, 1944) is an Illinois Supreme Court Justice for the First Judicial District (Cook County, Illinois).
Anthony Thornton (November 9, 1814 – September 10, 1904) was an American attorney who served as a U.S. Representative from Illinois and a Justice of the Illinois Supreme Court.
Antioch School of Law was a law school in Washington, D.C. which specialized in public advocacy.
Appellate jurisdiction is the power of a higher court to review decisions and change outcomes of decisions of lower courts.
Benjamin Drake Magruder (September 27, 1838 – April 21, 1910) was an American judge from Mississippi.
Benjamin K. Miller (born 1938) was a former judge in Illinois.
Benjamin R. Sheldon (April 15, 1811 – April 13, 1897) was an American jurist.
Byron O. House (September 27, 1902 – September 27, 1969) was an American jurist.
Capital punishment, also known as the death penalty, is a government-sanctioned practice whereby a person is put to death by the state as a punishment for a crime.
Carroll C. Boggs (October 19, 1844 – December 16, 1923) was an American jurist.
Caswell Jones Crebs (January 14, 1912 – March 5, 1988) was an American jurist.
Charles B. Lawrence (December 17, 1820 – April 9, 1883) was an American jurist.
Charles Curtis Craig (June 16, 1865 – August 25, 1944) was an American jurist and politician.
Charles E. Freeman (born December 12, 1933) is an American attorney and former first district justice of the Illinois Supreme Court.
Charles H. Davis (Fairfield, Illinois – circa November 1976) was a Republican lawyer who has twice served on the Illinois Supreme Court, once as Chief Justice, and on the Illinois Appellate Court, also as Presiding Justice.
Charles Henry Thompson (1882-1972) served as Chief Justice of the Illinois Supreme Court in 1945, 1946, 1949, and 1950 after being elected to the Illinois Supreme Court in 1942.
Chicago-Kent College of Law is a law school affiliated with the Illinois Institute of Technology.
Clyde E. Stone (March 23, 1876 – January 14, 1948) was an American jurist.
The Constitution of the State of Illinois is the governing document of the state of Illinois.
Constitutionality is the condition of acting in accordance with an applicable constitution; the status of a law, a procedure, or an act's accordance with the laws or guidelines set forth in the applicable constitution.
Cook County is a county in the U.S. state of Illinois.
Corydon Beckwith (July 24, 1823 – August 18, 1890) was an American jurist and lawyer.
Cyrus Edgar Dietz (March 17, 1876 – September 13, 1929) was a justice of the Illinois Supreme Court and a college football player and coach.
Damon G. Tunnicliff (August 20, 1829 – December 20, 1901) was an American jurist.
Daniel P. Ward (August 30, 1918 – April 23, 1995) was an American jurist.
David Jewett Baker Jr. (November 20, 1834 – March 13, 1899), the son of David J. Baker, was a justice of the Supreme Court of Illinois.
David Meade Woodson (May 18, 1806 – August 26, 1877) was an American jurist and legislator.
Discretionary jurisdiction is a circumstance where a court has the power to decide whether to hear a particular case brought before it.
Elwyn Riley Shaw (October 19, 1888 – July 18, 1950) was a United States federal judge.
Floyd E. Thompson (December 25, 1887 – October 18, 1960) was a justice of the Supreme Court of Illinois and a criminal lawyer.
Francis S. Wilson (February 7, 1872 – March 14, 1951) was an American jurist.
Frank K. Dunn (November 13, 1854 – August 8, 1940) was an American jurist.
Frederic R. DeYoung (September 12, 1875 – November 16, 1934) was an American jurist and politician.
George A. Cooke (1869–1938) was a member of the Illinois General Assembly 1902-1909 and a judge of the Illinois Supreme Court 1909-1918, serving as chief justice 1913-1914.
George W. Bristow (September 23, 1894 – November 12, 1961) was an American jurist.
Gustav Philipp Koerner, also spelled Gustave or Gustavus Koerner (20 November 1809 – 9 April 1896) was a revolutionary, journalist, lawyer, politician, judge, and statesman in Illinois and Germany and a Colonel of the U.S. Army who was a confessed enemy of slavery.
Guy C. Scott (August 14, 1863 – May 24, 1909) was an American jurist and politician.
Harry B. Hershey (March 8, 1885 – August 3, 1967) was an American jurist.
Horace L. Calvo January 4, 1927 – June 3, 1991) was an American politician and jurist. Born in Chicago, Illinois, Calvo went to Springfield Community College, University of Illinois, and Saint Louis University School of Law. Calvo was admitted to the Illinois bar even though he never had a law degree. Calvo practiced law in Granite City, Illinois. He was an Illinois assistant attorney general from 1961 to 1968. From 1979 until 1975, Calvo served in the Illinois House of Representatives and was a Democrat. In 1975, Calvo was appointed Illinois Circuit Court judge and then was appointed to the Illinois Appellate Court in 1987. From 1989 until his death in 1991, Calvo served on the Illinois Supreme Court. Calvo died of cancer in a hospital in Saint Louis, Missouri.
Howard C. Ryan (born June 17, 1916 in Tonica, Illinois - died December 10, 2008 in Peru, Illinois) was an elected judge of the Supreme Court of Illinois from 1970 to 1990, and the Chief Justice of the court in 1982–1985.
Illinois is a state in the Midwestern region of the United States.
The Illinois Appellate Court is the court of first appeal for civil and criminal cases rising in the Illinois Circuit Courts.
Illinois Reports is the official reporter of the Illinois Supreme Court.
Jacob Wilson Wilkin (June 7, 1837 – April 4, 1907) was an American jurist from Ohio who served for nineteen years as a Justice and Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Illinois.
James A. Dooley (August 7, 1914 – March 5, 1978) was an American jurist.
James B. Ricks (December 23, 1852 – June 23, 1906) was an American jurist and politician.
James D. Heiple (born September 13, 1933) was a Justice of the Illinois Supreme Court from 1990 to 2000.
James H. Cartwright (December 1, 1842 – May 18, 1924) was an American jurist.
James Semple (January 5, 1798 – December 20, 1866) was a United States Senator from Illinois.
James Shields (May 10, 1806June 1, 1879) was an Irish American Democratic politician and United States Army officer, who is the only person in U.S. history to serve as a Senator for three different states.
Jesse Burgess Thomas Jr. (July 31, 1806 – February 21, 1850) was born in Lebanon, Ohio and was an Illinois politician who served as the Illinois Attorney General from 1835–1836 and later on the state Supreme Court.
Jesse J. Phillips (February 22, 1837 – February 16, 1901) was an American jurist and military officer.
Jesse Leander Simpson (January 13, 1884 – May 7, 1973) was an American jurist.
John Dean Caton (March 19, 1812July 30, 1895) was an associate justice and chief justice of the Illinois Supreme Court.
John H. Mulkey (May 24, 1824 – July 9, 1905) was an American attorney and judge from Kentucky.
John J. Stamos (January 30, 1924 – January 28, 2017) was a Justice of the Supreme Court of Illinois from 1988 to 1990.
John L. Nickels (January 16, 1931 – June 24, 2013) was an American jurist.
John Milton Scott (August 1, 1824 – January 21, 1898) was an American attorney and politician from Illinois.
John McCracken Robinson (April 10, 1794April 25, 1843) was a United States Senator from Illinois.
John Pryor Hand (November 10, 1850 – May 22, 1923) was an American jurist.
John Reynolds (February 26, 1788May 8, 1865) was a United States politician from the state of Illinois.
John Scholfield (August 1, 1834 – February 12, 1893) was an American politician and jurist.
John T. Culbertson Jr. (August 7, 1891 – July 26, 1982) was an American jurist.
Joseph E. Daily (January 27, 1888 – July 1, 1965) was an American jurist.
Joseph F. Cunningham (February 25, 1924 – July 12, 2008) was an American jurist.
Joseph H. Goldenhersh (November 2, 1914 – March 11, 1992) was an American jurist.
Joseph M. Bailey (June 22, 1833 – October 17, 1895) was an American jurist and politician.
Joseph Newton Carter (March 12, 1843 – February 6, 1913) was an American attorney and politician from Kentucky, United States.
Joseph Phillips was an American politician and judge from Tennessee.
The Judiciary of Illinois is the unified court system of Illinois responsible for applying the Constitution and law of Illinois.
June C. Smith (March 24, 1876 – February 4, 1947) was an American jurist.
Law reports or reporters are series of books that contain judicial opinions from a selection of case law decided by courts.
Lloyd A. Karmeier (born January 12, 1940) is an American judge.
Loren E. Murphy (July 25, 1882 – June 2, 1963) was an American jurist.
Lott R. Herrick (December 8, 1871 – September 18, 1937) was an American lawyer and jurist.
Loyola University Chicago School of Law is the law school of Loyola University Chicago, in Illinois.
Lyman Trumbull (October 12, 1813 – June 25, 1896) was a United States Senator from Illinois and the co-author of the Thirteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution.
Marvin F. Burt (November 20, 1905 – October 14, 1983) was a Republican politician from Illinois and a member of the Illinois Supreme Court.
Mary Ann McMorrow (née Grohwin; January 16, 1930 – February 23, 2013) was an Illinois Supreme Court Chief Justice.
Mary Jane Theis (February 27, 1949) is an Illinois Supreme Court Justice for the First Judicial District in Cook County, Illinois.
Michael Anthony Bilandic (February 13, 1923January 15, 2002) was an American Illinois politician who served as the 39th mayor of Chicago, Illinois, after the death of then-mayor Richard J. Daley, from December 20, 1976, until April 16, 1979.
Moses W. Harrison II (March 30, 1932 – April 25, 2013) was an American jurist.
Norman Higgins Purple (March 29, 1803 – August 9, 1863) was an American jurist.
Norman L. Jones (September 19, 1870 – November 15, 1940) was an American jurist and politician.
Onias Childs Skinner (July 21, 1817 – February 4, 1877) was an American jurist and legislator.
The original jurisdiction of a court is the power to hear a case for the first time, as opposed to appellate jurisdiction, when a higher court has the power to review a lower court's decision.
Orrin N. Carter (January 22, 1854 – August 16, 1928) was an American jurist.
Oscar E. Heard (June 26, 1856 – July 16, 1940) was an American jurist.
Paul Farthing (April 12, 1887 – December 2, 1976) was an American jurist.
Henry Paul Samuell (October 2, 1886 – March 21, 1938) was an American jurist and lawyer.
Philip J. Rarick (born 1940) was a Justice of the Illinois Supreme Court from 2002 to 2004.
Pinkney H. Walker (June 18, 1815 – February 7, 1885) was an American jurist.
Ralph L. Maxwell (April 9, 1905 – August 29, 1956) was an American jurist.
Ray I. Klingbiel (1901–1973) was the Chief Justice of Illinois from 1956 to 1957, and again from 1964 to 1967.
Richard Montgomery Young (February 20, 1798November 28, 1861) was a U.S. Senator from Illinois.
Rita B. Garman (born November 19, 1943) is an American judge.
Robert C. Underwood (October 27, 1915 – March 30, 1988) was an American jurist.
Robert Randall Thomas (born August 7, 1952) is a justice of the Supreme Court of Illinois and a former professional football player.
Roy J. Solfisburg, Jr. (1912–1991) was the Chief Justice of Illinois for the 1962-63 term and again from 1967 to 1969.
Samuel Drake Lockwood (August 2, 1789 – April 23, 1874) was an Illinois politician who served as the state's Attorney General, Secretary of State, and Supreme Court Justice.
Samuel Hubbel Treat Jr. (June 21, 1811 – March 27, 1887) was an Illinois Supreme Court justice and United States federal judge in Illinois.
Seymour Simon (August 10, 1915 – September 26, 2006) was an American lawyer, Appellate Court and Supreme Court Justice in Illinois, and City Council member (alderman) in Chicago, Illinois.
Sidney Breese (July 15, 1800 – June 27, 1878) was a U.S. Senator from Illinois, Chief Justice of the Illinois Supreme Court, Speaker of the Illinois House of Representatives, a forefather of Illinois, and "father of the Illinois Central Railroad".
Simeon Peter Shope (December 3, 1837 – January 23, 1920) was an American attorney and politician from Ohio.
Springfield is the capital of the U.S. state of Illinois and the county seat of Sangamon County.
In the United States, a state court has jurisdiction over disputes with some connection to a U.S. state, as opposed to the federal government.
In the United States, a state supreme court (known by other names in some states) is the ultimate judicial tribunal in the court system of a particular state (i.e., that state's court of last resort).
Stephen Arnold Douglas (April 23, 1813 – June 3, 1861) was an American politician from Illinois and the designer of the Kansas–Nebraska Act.
The Supreme Court of the United States (sometimes colloquially referred to by the acronym SCOTUS) is the highest federal court of the United States.
Theophilus Lyle Dickey (October 12, 1811–July 22, 1885) was an Illinois jurist and military leader.
Theophilus Washington Smith (September 28, 1784 – May 6, 1846) was an Illinois Supreme Court Justice from 1825 until his resignation on December 26, 1842.
Thomas C. Browne was an American jurist and politician from Kentucky and Illinois.
Thomas E. Kluczynski (September 29, 1903 – May 16, 1994) was an American jurist.
Thomas Ford (December 5, 1800 – November 3, 1850) was the eighth Governor of Illinois, and served in this capacity from 1842 to 1846.
Thomas J. Moran (July 17, 1920 – September 14, 1995) was an American jurist.
Thomas L. Kilbride (born August 5, 1953) is an American judge currently serving on the Supreme Court of Illinois.
Thomas R. Fitzgerald (July 10, 1941 – November 1, 2015) was a chief justice of the Illinois Supreme Court.
Thomas Reynolds (March 12, 1796 – February 9, 1844) was the Chief Justice of the Illinois Supreme Court as well as the seventh Governor of Missouri.
A state is a constituent political entity of the United States.
The University of Illinois College of Law (also known as Illinois Law or UIUC Law) is a law school located in Champaign, Illinois, and one of the professional graduate schools of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
The University of Iowa College of Law is one of the eleven professional graduate schools at the University of Iowa, located in Iowa City, Iowa.
The University of San Francisco (USF) is a Jesuit Catholic university located in San Francisco, California, United States.
Walter Bennett Scates (January 18, 1808 – October 26, 1886) was an American lawyer and jurist.
Walter T. Gunn (June 4, 1879 – October 13, 1956) was an American jurist.
Walter V. Schaefer (December 10, 1904 – June 15, 1986) was an American jurist and educator.
Warren H. Orr (November 5, 1888 – January 12, 1962) was an American jurist.
Warren Webster Duncan (January 21, 1857 – April 11, 1938) was an American jurist.
William A. Denning (1817 – September 4, 1856) was an American jurist and politician.
William G. Clark (July 16, 1924 – August 17, 2001) was an American politician and jurist.
William J. Fulton (January 14, 1875 – March 24, 1961) was an American jurist.
William King McAllister (August 5, 1818 – October 29, 1885) was an American jurist.
William M. Farmer (June 5, 1853 – August 28, 1931) was an American jurist and politician.
William P. Foster was an American jurist from Virginia.
William Wilson (April 27, 1794 – April 29, 1857) was an American jurist.
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