For the past several weeks, we’ve been reviewing the year-by-year data to determine which trial courts have produced the Supreme Court’s civil and criminal dockets. This week, we’re reviewing the years 2015 through 2017. Today: the civil docket.
In 2015, the Court decided seventeen civil cases from Cook County. The Court decided four cases from Lake County, three from Champaign County, and two from St. Clair, Will and Sangamon County, and two on direct appeal from various administrative boards and agencies. The Court decided one civil case apiece from Warren, Du Page, Madison, Peoria, McHenry, Jackson, Winnebago, Jefferson, McLean, Macon, Stephenson and Saline counties.
In 2016, the Court decided sixteen civil cases from Cook County. The Court decided two cases from Madison and Jackson counties, and the Court decided one case each from Will, Peoria, Winnebago, Rock Island, Williamson and Macoupin counties, one on direct administrative appeal, and one on certified question appeal from the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.
Finally, in 2017, the Court decided eleven civil cases from Cook County. The Court decided three cases from Lake County and two from Sangamon County. The Court decided one civil case each from St. Clair, Will, Peoria, Champaign, Kane, Macon and Grundy counties, and one on direct administrative appeal.
Join us back here tomorrow as we examine the Court’s criminal docket for the years 2015 through 2017.