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December 8, 2014

In The News Today – December 8, 2014

In addition to passing a fast-tracked bill to eliminate the 10-year statute of limitations in filing asbestos suits, Illinois lawmakers last week also “out of the blue” passed a bill to reduce the size of juries in civil cases from twelve to six. The Belleville News-Democrat editorializes that legislators should have waited “to debate these changes in the new legislative session when newly elected lawmakers, not lame ducks, can decide.” (Belleville News-Democrat)

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