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    CHIEF JUDGE STATEMENT ON PASSING OF FORMER JUDGE CHARLES F. SCOTT

    I am sad to announce that former Lake County Chief Judge Charles F. Scott passed away in Florida, on October 10, 2017. Judge Scott was appointed as an Associate Judge on ... Additional Info...
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    JUROR APPRECIATION WEEK (PDF)

    The week of October 10-13, 2017 has been declared “Juror Appreciation Week” by the judges of the Nineteenth Judicial Circuit. Trial by jury is an essential part of every American’s birthright... Additional Info...
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    CONSTITUTION DAY CEREMONY (PDF)

    The judges of the Nineteenth Judicial Circuit in partnership with the Lake County Bar Association and the Lake County Bar Foundation celebrated the 230th Anniversary of the United States Constitution with a ceremony... Additional Info...
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    ICE ARRESTS THREATEN TO CHILL ACCESS TO JUSTICE

    Illinois Supreme Court Chief Justice Lloyd A. Karmeier's article posted on the Illinois Courts Connect website - "Since the beginning of this year, state court officials, primarily from the western part of the United States, have begun reporting.." Read on...
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    NINETEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT'S KIDS' KORNER 50,000 KIDS CELEBRATION (PDF)

    An important milestone was achieved on Friday, August 18 at 1:30 p.m. when Kids’ Korner, a children’s waiting room located in the Lake County Courthouse, officially reached the 50,000th child cared for since opening their doors in 1994. Additional Info...
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    VETERANS HISTORY PROJECT

    Veterans are invited to attend the Veterans History Project on November 10, 2017 to share their wartime experiences. Registration is required. Additional Info...
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    LAKE COUNTY JUDGES SERVE ILLINOIS JUDGES ORGANIZATIONS

    Four judges from the 19th Judicial Circuit serve the Illinois Judges Association, a professional association for judges in Illinois. Circuit Judge Margaret J. Mullen was elected to serve as 2d Vice-President of the Illinois Judges Association .. Additional Info...
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    NINETEENTH CIRCUIT ELECTS NEXT CHIEF JUDGE

    According to local Circuit Court rules, an election of a Chief Judge shall occur on or before the 30th day of June in the year preceding the year that the Circuit Judge begins his/her term. Additional Info...