[UPDATED THROUGH September 6, 2016]
City of Chicago v. Alexander
Supreme Court Case Number: 120350
Appellate Court: First District, Second Division
Appellate Court Case Number: 1-12-2858
Issue Presented: Is the City of Chicago’s park-closing ordinance unconstitutional, both on its face and with respect to its unequal application?
Carle Foundation v. Cunningham Township
Supreme Court Case Number: 120427
Appellate Court: Fourth District
Appellate Court Case Number: 4-14-0795
Issue Presented: Is Section 15-86 of the Property Code Code, which provides that a hospital may qualify for a charitable exemption from property taxes pursuant to Article IX, Section 6 of the Illinois Constitution by providing services or activities worth as much or more than the hospital’s estimated property tax bill for the year, facially unconstitutional?
Kakos v. Bauer
Supreme Court Case No.: 120377
Appellate Court: None (Direct appeal from Cook County Circuit Court)
Appellate Court Case Number: None
Issue Presented: Is Public Act 98-1132, the 2015 Illinois statute mandating six-person juries in civil cases in Illinois, facially unconstitutional?
Blanchard v. Berrios
Supreme Court Case Number: 120315
Appellate Court: First District, Division Two
Appellate Court Case Number: 1-14-2857
Issue Presented: May the Cook County Board of Commissioners authorize the County Inspector General to issue subpoenas for documents directly to the County’s elected officials and require those officials to cooperate with the investigation, without exceeding its home rule authority?