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6-Person Jury Declared Unconstitutional by Illinois Supreme Court

Earlier today, the Illinois Supreme Court issued its long awaited opinion on the constitutionality of the 6-person jury Act. In Kakos v. Bauer, 2016 IL 120377, the Illinois Supreme Court unanimously held unconstitutional Public Act 98-1132 (eff. June 1, 2015) which limited the size of civil juries to 6 and increased juror pay. The court   Continue Reading »

Johnson and Bell

Johnson and Bell