RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Thomas Fitzgerald

A collection of news and information related to Thomas Fitzgerald published by this site and its partners.

Top Thomas Fitzgerald Articles see all

Displaying items 1-5
  • Dick Devine: We followed the evidence in the Anthony Porter case

    Dick Devine: We followed the evidence in the Anthony Porter case
    When Cook County State's Attorney Anita Alvarez decided in late October to release Alstory Simon, who had pleaded guilty to a double murder, it brought renewed attention to that troubling case. Tribune columnist Eric Zorn raised questions about my actions as Alvarez's predecessor. In an effort to shed light on those questions, I offer this review of the case:
  • Rainmaking lawyer leaves one Chicago firm for another

     Rainmaking lawyer leaves one Chicago firm for another
    James Hurst, one of the biggest rainmakers in the Chicago legal market, is leaving one of the city's largest law firms for another. Kirkland & Ellis said Wednesday that Hurst will join the firm's litigation and intellectual property groups, after a 25-...

    Theis wins Democratic nomination for full Supreme Court term

    Theis wins Democratic nomination for full Supreme Court term
    Propelled by support from top Democrats including Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Illinois Supreme Court Justice Mary Jane Theis easily won the party’s nomination for a 10-year term on the high court Tuesday, topping her two closest challengers by...

    Wheaton Warrenville school board to release records, Illinois Supreme Court rules

    In a unanimous rebuke of an argument the attorney general once called an "outrageous" abuse of public records law, the Illinois Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled against the Wheaton Warrenville school board for claiming it would be an invasion of its...

    Trial overshadows swearing-in

    SPRINGFIELD -- Gov. Rod Blagojevich invoked Abraham Lincoln's wartime plea of "malice toward none" Wednesday as he opened a new session of the Illinois Senate, which immediately began preparations for an impeachment trial that could remove him from...