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Courts in Illinois

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Courts in Illinois include the state court system and three federal district courts. Illinois only has three levels of state courts, as they are all unified into one state system.

The structure of Illinois's state court system.

Appellate Courts

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Illinois Supreme Court

The Supreme Court is the court of last resort in the state of Illinois. There are seven justices serving five districts.


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Illinois Appellate Court

The Illinois Appellate Court is the intermediate appellate court in the state. There are five appellate districts with 24 judges between them who hear appeals from the circuit courts.


Trial Courts

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Illinois Circuit Court

The circuit courts are the only trial courts in the state. The circuit courts are spread across 24 districts.[1]


Federal courts

The federal district courts in Illinois are the:

They are part of the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.

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