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Illinois Supreme Court Justice Anne Burke declined to recuse herself from at least 10 cases involving clients of Klafter & Burke, the private law firm co-owned by her husband, Ald. Ed Burke, a report states.
What would appear to many Illinoisans as glaring conflicts of interest over the years have not appeared to raise red flags for the new chief justice.
The Illinois Supreme Court elected Anne Burke chief justice as Ald. Ed Burke faces a 14-count indictment on federal corruption charges.