Approaching the bench

Illinois lawmakers generally emphasize the strict separation of powers between the judiciary and General Assembly.“The relationship between us and the courts is arm’s length; it’s respectful and we recognize that we are co-equal branches of government,” said House Minority Leader Jim Durkin, R-Western Springs. “But their job is to rule on the laws and determine whether or not they …

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