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Illinois Legal Resources: IL Courts and Decisions

Illinois Courts and Decisions

Supreme Court

Appellate Court

North Eastern Reporter - contains state court laws of Illinois, Indiana, Massachusetts, New York, and Ohio

  • print
    • 2013 (v. 1) to December 11, 2019 (vol. 134, no. 2):  call number KF135.N6 - floor 4 [3rd series]
    • 1936 (v. 1) to 2013 (v. 999):  call number KF135.N6 2nd Ser. - floor 4 [2nd series]
      • following volumes are missing: 235, 674-676, 678-680, 683, 693, 694, 920
    • 1884 (v. 1) to 1936 (v. 200):  call number KF135.N6 - floor 4 [1st series]

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

West's Illinois Digest

Allows one to search alphabetically by topic for relevant Illinois state and federal court decisions reported from 1938 through 2019.
please note:  Milner no longer updates this title

print edition:

  • call number:  KFI 1247.1.I3 ser.2 - floor 4


You can Shepardize a case in Nexis Uni (formerly Lexis Nexis)

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

Results page:

print:  unavailable

Law Librarian

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Chad Kahl
Office: Milner 311d
(309) 438-3454
Subjects:Law, Legal Studies