Chris Rizo

Business & Economics

Fitzgerald to become Illinois chief justice

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (Legal Newsline)-Thomas Fitzgerald will serve as the next chief justice of the Illinois Supreme Court, but will have little effect on the state’s so-called judicial hellholes, a leading tort reformer told Legal Newsline. Fitzgerald, a Chicago Democrat, will serve as the chief courts officer for a state that …

Business & Economics

Fitzgerald to become Illinois chief justice

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (Legal Newsline)-Thomas Fitzgerald will serve as the next chief justice of the Illinois Supreme Court, but will have little effect on the state’s so-called judicial hellholes, a leading tort reformer told Legal Newsline. Fitzgerald, a Chicago Democrat, will serve as the chief courts officer for a state that …

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