Supreme Court http://peoriapublicradio.org en IL Supreme Court temporarily moves to Chicago http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/il-supreme-court-temporarily-moves-chicago <p></p><div>The Illinois Supreme Court will hear arguments in Chicago next month. The justices will be displaced from their Springfield home during a yearlong renovation.</div><p> Thu, 29 Aug 2013 00:55:15 +0000 Brian Mackey 11118 at http://peoriapublicradio.org IL Supreme Court temporarily moves to Chicago Il Gay rights activists say Supreme Court ruling on DOMA is bittersweet http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/il-gay-rights-activists-say-supreme-court-ruling-doma-bittersweet <p>Expect a raucous time at this weekend's annual Pride Parade in Chicago.&nbsp;Gay right activists will celebrate the death of "DOMA," or the Defense of Marriage Act.&nbsp;Wednesday’s Supreme Court ruling declaring the Act unconstitutional is a major victory for advocates, who had a disappointing spring in Illinois.&nbsp;</p><p> Thu, 27 Jun 2013 12:13:51 +0000 Amanda Vinicky 8000 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Il Gay rights activists say Supreme Court ruling on DOMA is bittersweet What the DOMA ruling means for Illinois couples http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/what-doma-ruling-means-illinois-couples <p></p><div>Wednesday’s ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court, declaring bans on same-sex marriage unconstitutional, has Illinois gay-rights advocates celebrating, and opponents reeling. &nbsp;What it means as a practical matter for Illinois couples is complicated, as IPR’s Amanda Vinicky reports:</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div></div><p> Wed, 26 Jun 2013 21:54:39 +0000 Alex Rusciano 7974 at http://peoriapublicradio.org What the DOMA ruling means for Illinois couples New state rules aim to make court process easier http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/new-state-rules-aim-make-court-process-easier <p></p><div>A new set of rules from the Illinois Supreme Court are aimed at making it easier for people to use the court system. IPR’s Brian Mackey has more:</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div></div><p> Mon, 24 Jun 2013 22:38:11 +0000 Brian Mackey 7852 at http://peoriapublicradio.org New state rules aim to make court process easier Justice O’Connor stresses civic service at Eureka visit http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/justice-o-connor-stresses-civic-service-eureka-visit <p></p><div>Retired Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor spoke to hundreds of people at Eureka College Tuesday. &nbsp;She was the first woman to serve on the nation’s highest court. &nbsp;Justice O’Connor was nominated by President Ronald Reagan, who is Eureka College’s most famous alumnus. &nbsp;Justice O’Connor stressed the importance civic engagement activities such as jury duty:</div><p> Tue, 09 Apr 2013 22:36:02 +0000 Alex Rusciano 3734 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Justice O’Connor stresses civic service at Eureka visit White House legal urging on same-sex marriage could affect IL http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/white-house-legal-urging-same-sex-marriage-could-affect-il <p></p> Fri, 01 Mar 2013 23:00:26 +0000 Alex Rusciano 1821 at http://peoriapublicradio.org White House legal urging on same-sex marriage could affect IL