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Illinois Supreme Court heads online for May cases

By Rebecca Anzel Capitol News Illinois SPRINGFIELD — Illinois’ highest court will hear its May session’s oral arguments through videoconference. The decision, made to follow social distancing and stay-at-home orders in response to the novel coronavirus pandemic, marks the first time such technology has ever been embraced by the seven justices. The state joins 26 others in using the technology. According to the National Center for State Courts, seven states use teleconference to conduct…