A leading appellate attorney reviews the Illinois Supreme Court opinion handed down Friday, August 11.
Caulkins v. Pritzker, 2023 IL 129453
By Karen Kies DeGrand, Donohue Brown Mathewson & Smyth LLC
In a 4-3 decision addressing the General Assembly’s recent enactment of a criminal code provision restricting the purchase, sale and possession of assault weapons, the Illinois Supreme Court reversed a Macon County circuit court’s order finding the Protect Illinois Communities Act (Act) unconstitutional. Plaintiffs included a business, two individuals, and a voluntary unincorporated association with hundreds of individuals and businesses, all of whom alleged that they “possessed or
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