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By Kirk Jenkins
Yesterday, we began our comparative review of the Illinois and California Supreme Court's experience with direct review of death penalty judgments.
By Timothy Kevane
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit recently held that the Google brand continues to enjoy trademark protection, notwithstanding that the word "google" has entered (maybe stormed) the popular lexicon to describe the act of searching for information on the internet.
By Kirk Jenkins
This week, we begin a dual project on the Illinois Supreme Court Review and the California Supreme Court Review – comparing the two states' experience with automatic appeals of death penalty verdicts.
By Kirk Jenkins
Yesterday, we began our review of the Court's experience with recusals in criminal cases since 1994. Today, we review the second half of the data.
By Kirk Jenkins
Last week on both the Illinois Supreme Court Review and this blog, we tracked recusals, year-by-year in civil cases.
By Kirk Jenkins
Yesterday, we began our review of the Court's experience with recusals in criminal cases. Today, we conclude our review with a look at the most recent years.
By Kirk Jenkins
Last week, we tracked the Court's experience, year by year, with recusals in civil cases. Recusals are potentially a serious issue in Illinois Supreme Court practice, since there's no provision for replacing...
By Caroline Mankey
The names and likenesses of celebrities, athletes and other public figures can be extremely valuable, as evidenced by the premium prices paid by many companies for celebrity endorsements and celebrity-branded goods.
By Kirk Jenkins
Yesterday, we began our review of the Court's history with recusals, looking at the years 1994 through 2005. Today, we address the Court's recusals between 2006 and 2017.
By Diana Karnes
Recently, Wells Fargo has been no stranger to scandals.
By Kirk Jenkins
Earlier this week over at the Illinois Supreme Court Review, we reviewed the Illinois Supreme Court's experience with recusals in civil cases.
By Kirk Jenkins
Yesterday, we began reviewing the data regarding the Court's experience with recusals in civil cases, and how often recusals lead to the Court being closely divided in its decision. Today, we proceed to Part 2 of our analysis – the years 2006 through 2017.
By Laurie Kamaiko, Carol Gerner
New York and Colorado have continued to take the lead in cybersecurity requirements for regulated financial institutions.
By Kirk Jenkins
Last week, we reviewed the Court's experience with certified questions from the Seventh Circuit. This week, we begin our look at a different question: the Court's history with recusals.
By Kirk Jenkins
Earlier this week on the Illinois Supreme Court Review, we pointed out that one would expect that any question certified to the state Supreme Court would be a particularly difficult one, with a lot to be said on both sides.
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