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By Alexandria Fisher

Ill. Supreme Court Upholds Abortion Parental Notification Law

Ill. Supreme Court Upholds Abortion Parental Notification Law

The Illinois Supreme Court Thursday ended a long fought debate over the unenforced abortion parental notification law, allowing the state to require doctors to notify a girl’s parents 48 hours before an... Read »

Thursday, Jan 27, 2011 at 11:15 PM
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By BJ Lutz

"Specially Concurring" Justices Rebuke Colleagues in Opinion

"Specially Concurring" Justices Rebuke Colleagues in Opinion
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Justices Anne Burke and Charles Freeman disagree with majority's reasoning, say "inflammatory" language was used. Read »

Wednesday, Jan 26, 2011 at 11:30 PM
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By Jeff Goldblatt

Justice Burke Rejects Call for Recusal

Justice Burke Rejects Call for Recusal

Justice Anne Burke's husband, Ald. Ed Burke, is a staunch supporter of Rahm Emanuel opponent Gery Chico. Read »

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