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Attorney general petitions Illinois Supreme Court to order judge to correct sentence in sexual assault conviction

An Adams County judge’s decision to reverse his ruling on a sexual assault case has ignited a firestorm of controversy, and has victim advocates outraged.(WGEM) By Jim Roberts Published: Feb. 10, 2022 at 4:25 PM CST SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WGEM) – Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul filed a petition Thursday for a writ of mandamus urging the Illinois Supreme […]

Illinois AG targets smash-and-grab crime with new legislation

Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul and the Illinois Retail Merchants Association unveiled a draft bill on Monday that would create a new criminal charge — organized retail crime — and make it easier for prosecutors to investigate and enforce it. By Josephine Stratman on February 7, 2022 1:51 pm Recent high-profile smash-and-grab retail crimes have shaken Chicago: Tourists […]

AG Kwame Raoul announces student debt settlement with Navient

One of the nation’s largest student loan servicers will pay borrowers $95 million, cancel $1.7 billion in debt.

Attorney General Kwame Raoul today released the following statement about the 2022 campaign for Illinois Attorney General

CHICAGO – Attorney General Kwame Raoul today released the following statement about the 2022 campaign for Illinois Attorney General.   “I look forward to debating the issues and challenges that matter most to voters across Illinois. This election comes at a critical time for our state as we continue to combat Republican attacks on our […]

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