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Illinois Legal Resources

Guide to legal resources from the State of Illinois.

Illinois Courts and Decisions

Supreme Court

Appellate Court

To access Illinois Supreme Court cases (1819-present) and Appellate Court cases (1877-present), use:

Illinois Court Rules and Procedures

Provides state rules of court, including:

  • Civil Procedure
  • Illinois Supreme Court Rules
  • Rules of Professional Conduct
  • Rules of Evidence
  • Rules of the Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission
  • The Board of Admissions to the Bar and the Committees on Character and Fitness for the State of Illinois Rules of Procedure
  • Administrative and Procedural Rules of the Illinois Appellate Court, First District
  • Uniform Administrative and Procedural Rules, Appellate Courts, Second, Third, Fourth, and Fifth Districts
  • Appellate Court Rules, Second District
  • Appellate Court Rules, Third District
  • Administrative and Procedural Rules of the Illinois Appellate Court, Fourth District
  • Appellate Court Rules, Fifth District


  • online at Westlaw.
  • print: call number: KFI 1247.A194 - floor 2 in Course Reserves (ask for it at the Circulation Desk)

Illinois Governmental Sources

Illinois Courts

Illinois General Assembly

  1. Click on Search box
  2. type shep:
  3. enter citation of case (example:  531 U.S. 98)

Results page:

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Data and Social Sciences Librarian

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Chad Kahl
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Office: Milner 419
(309) 438-3454