This time, we’re wrapping up this multi-part post, reviewing the trial court data for the civil cases from the Fifth District between 2020 and 2022.

The Court has decided eleven cases since the beginning of 2020.  In 2020, there were two cases from Madison County and one each from Williamson, Effingham, Randolph and Franklin.  In

This time, we’re reviewing the civil cases from the Fourth District reviewed by the Supreme Court in the first third of this decade, from 2020 to 2022-to-date.

Spoiler alert: there weren’t many.  The Court reviewed one civil case from Adams County in 2020.  In 2021, the Court decided one case from McLean and one from

This time, we’re reviewing the county-level data on the Third District civil cases reviewed by the Supreme Court between 2020 and 2022 (so far).

The Court decided no Third District civil cases in 2020.  In 2021, there were three cases from Will County and one each originating in Grundy, Putnam and Kankakee counties.  So far

This time, we’re wrapping up our four-part post by reviewing the county-by-county data for the first third of the current decade: 2020-2022.

In the past three years, the Supreme Court has reviewed ten civil cases from the Second District.  In 2021, there were four cases from Lake County.  In 2020, there were one each from

Madison and St. Clair counties account for well over half of the population of the Fifth District counties which produced cases in the past decade – 29.09% in Madison, 28.17% in St. Clair.  Williamson was 7.35%, Jackson had 5.8%, Franklin was 4.14%, Marion was 4.13% and Jefferson County had 4.06%.  Clinton County accounted for 4.04%. 

Today, we’re completing our trip through the reversal rates for the Districts of the Appellate Court, divided by areas of civil law.  For this final post, we’re looking at the Second, Third, Fourth and Fifth Districts for the years 2010 through 2019.

The overall reversal rate for these districts was 100% in employment law, property

Today, we’re wrapping up our review of the tenures of all seven Justices.  This time, we’re reviewing Justices Carter and Overstreet’s record in criminal cases.

Justice Carter has written eight majority opinions in criminal cases.  Four have involved constitutional law, three have been in criminal procedure cases, and one opinion involved sex offenses.

Justice Carter