• Justice Department Backs Challenge To Illinois Stay-At-Home Order

    2 days ago - By NPR

    The government says the order significantly impairs the ability of residents to maintain their economic livelihoods. And, it claims Gov. J.B. Pritzker is bound by state limits on emergency measures.
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  • US intervenes in case challenging Pritzker's coronavirus stay-at-home order

    US intervenes in case challenging Pritzker's coronavirus stay-at-home order

    2 days ago - By WGN TV

    The U.S. Justice Department intervened Friday in a lawsuit challenging Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker's stay-at-home order to stem the spread of the coronavirus .
    The federal government filed a statement of interest in U.S. District Court in East St. Louis supporting the lawsuit filed by Republican state Rep. Darren Bailey challenging some of Pritzker's actions in response to the pandemic. The department is also challenging the moving of Bailey's lawsuit to federal court and asserts Pritzker is acting in violation of Illinois law.
    “However well-intended they may be, the executive orders...
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  • Department of Justice declares its support of lawsuit challenging Pritzker's stay-at-home order

    Department of Justice declares its support of lawsuit challenging Pritzker's stay-at-home order

    2 days ago - By Chicago Tribune

    The Department of Justice intervened Friday in support of a challenge to Illinois' stay-at-home coronavirus order, calling for the case to be transferred back to state court.
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  • U.S. Justice Department backs lawsuit challenging Illinois coronavirus restrictions

    2 days ago - By National Post

    WASHINGTON - The Trump administration on Friday weighed in on a legal challenge brought against Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker's coronavirus stay-at-home orders, filing a statement of interest in federal court in support of the lawsuit.
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