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Illinois (ECWd) - Attorney General Kwame Raoul provided a most interesting letter to the Senate President, Senator Harmon, dated May 20, 2020. According to the 15-page letter, Senator Harmon inquired if a prior Attorney General opinion had considered all the legislative history of the Emergency Management Agency...

Illinois (ECWd) - After Governor Pritzker removed the Bailey v Pritzker case to federal court, and later objected to the Motion to Expedite, Rep Darren Bailey filed his Reply to Objection to Motion to Expedite, and also filed his Ex A: Supplemental Emergency Motion. There is a...

Illinois (ECWd) - Sunday afternoon Illinois Governor Pritzker took to the podium for his daily press briefing and chastised the Legislature for inaction (see video below),  “complete abdication of responsibility”, on a perceived need of an enforcement mechanism for those who do not comply with his...

Illinois (ECWd) - Illinois Governor Pritzker filed a memorandum in opposition to the motion to expedite the hearing on [Bailey's] emergency motion to remand, in the Bailey v. Pritzker case which was taken to the federal courts last week on a motion by Pritzker. In the memorandum,...

United States Department of Justice ("USDOJ") asked the federal court to remand Rep. Bailey's case back to Clay County Circuit Court. "The United States supports the plaintiff’s emergency motion for remand (SDIL Case 3:20-cv-00474-GCS, Doc. 9) and asks the Court promptly to return this matter to...