Illinois Supreme Court


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August 9th, 2012 Mr. Podlasek filed a notice of appeal 1
September 28th, 2012 The Cook County State Attorney's office filed a motion for leave to file docketing statement instanter. 2
October 5th, 2012 The Cook County State Attorney's office filed a motion for extension of time to file the records. 3
October 10th, 2012 Defendant-appellee, Annabel K. Melongo, filed a motion to appoint counsel. 4
October 16th, 2012 Justice Theis grants the state attorney's motion to file docketing statement instanter 5
October 16th, 2012 Justice Theis grants the state attorney's motion for extension of time to file the record. 6
November 11th, 2012 The Cook County State Attorney filed a second motion for extension of time to file the records. 7
November 14th, 2012 Pro Se Defendant-appellee's motion to appoint counsel is granted. Timothy J. Storm is appointed to represent defendant-appellee. 8
December 4th, 2012 Justice Burke grants the second state attorney's motion for an extension of time to file the records on appeal. 9
January 7th, 2013 The Cook County State Attorney filed a third motion for extention of time to file the records. 10
January 22nd, 2013 Justice Theis grants the third state attorney's motion for an extension of time to file the record on appeal. 11
January 24th, 2013 Mr. Storm filed appearance as defendant-appellee's appointed counsel. 12
January 24th, 2013 Mr. Storm filed a motion to withdraw alleging "unusually difficult" representation of defendant-appellee. 13
January 25th, 2013 Defendant-Appellee filed a response in support of Mr. Storm's withdrawal alleging "betrayal of attorney-client communication", "lukewarm representation" and "alienation". 14
February 5th, 2013 Justice Freeman grants Mr. Storm's request to withdraw as defendant-appellee's lawyer. 15
February 22nd, 2013 The Cook County State Attorney filed a fourth motion for extention of time to file the record on appeal. 16
March 4th, 2013 Pro Se Defendant-appellee, filed a motion in opposition of a fourth extention of time to file the record. 17
March 5th, 2013 Justice Burke grants the state attorney's fourth motion for extension of time to file the record on appeal. 18
April 22nd, 2013 Cook County State Attorney Mr. Alan Spellberg filed a notice for filing the record on appeal. 19
April 24th, 2013 The Illinois Supreme Court Clerk sent a letter setting May 28th, 2013, as the dateline for plaintiff-appellant's brief. 20
May 1st, 2013 Defendant-Appellee, Annabel K. Melongo, filed a motion for Supplemental Record On Appeal. 21
May 10th, 2013 Cook County State Attorney waived any objection to defendant-Appellee's motion for supplemental record. 22
May 14th, 2013 Justice Theis grants defendant-appellee's motion for supplemental record. 23
May 28th, 2013 Cook County State Attorney filed a motion for extension of time to file plaintiff-appellant's Brief and Argument. 24
June 11th, 2013 Justice Freeman grants the state attorney's motion for extension of time to file plaintiff-appellant's Brief and Argument. 25
July 2nd, 2013 Cook County State Attorney filed a second motion for extension of time to file plaintiff-appellant's Brief and Argument. 26
July 16th, 2013 Justice Burke grants the state attorney's motion for extension of time to file plaintiff-appellant's Brief and Argument. 27
August 6th, 2013 Cook County State Attorney filed a third motion for extension of time to file plaintiff-appellant's Brief and Argument. 28
August 21st, 2013 Justice Freeman grants the state attorney's motion for extension of time to file plaintiff-appellant's Brief and Argument. 29
August 30th, 2013 Cook County State Attorney filed a fourth motion for extension of time to file plaintiff-appellant's Brief and Argument. 30
September 10th, 2013 Justice Burke grants the state attorney's final motion for extension of time to file plaintiff-appellant's Brief and Argument. 31
September 27th, 2013 Cook County State Attorney filed plaintiff-appellant's Appendix. 32
September 27th, 2013 Cook County State Attorney filed plaintiff-appellant's Brief and Argument. 33
September 30th, 2013 Cook County State Attorney filed a motion for leave to supplement the record on appeal. 34
October 21st, 2013 Mr. Daniel M. Feeney and Mr. Gabriel B. Plotkin of Miller Shakman & Beem file appearance for defendant-appellee. Feeney's Bio
Plotkin's Bio
October 21st, 2013 Defendant-Appellee filed motion for extension of time to file brief to and including December 6th, 2013. 35
October 21st, 2013 Mr. Feeney's affidavit for defendant-appellee's motion for extension of time to file brief to and including December 6th, 2013. 36
October 29th, 2013 Justice Theis grants defendant-appellee's motion for extension of time to file brief to and including December 6th, 2013. 37
December 6th, 2013 Defendant-appellee's Appendix is filed. 38
December 6th, 2013 Defendant-appellee's Brief is filed. 39
December 9th, 2013 ACLU of Illinois filed a Motion For Leave to file an Amicus Curiae brief in support of defendant-appellee. 40
December 10th, 2013 Justice Burke grants ACLU of Illinois motion to file Amicus Curiae in support of defendant-appellee. 41
December 10th, 2013 ACLU of Illinois filed Amicus Curiae in support of defendant-appellee. 42
December 17th, 2013 Defendant-appellee's oral argument set to January 14th, at 9.30am at the 18th floor of the Michael A. Bilandic Building, 160 N. LaSalle Street, Chicago. 43
December 20th, 2013 Cook County State Attorney's motion for an extension of time for filing reply brief to and including 01/03/2014. 44
December 23rd, 2013 Justice Burke grants Cook County State Attorney's motion for an extension of time for filing reply brief to and including 01/03/2014. 45
January 3rd, 2014 Cook County State Attorney filed a reply to Defendant-Appellee's brief. 46
January 14th, 2014 Oral arguments are heard. Video
March 17th, 2014 Illinois Supreme Court posts an anticipated opinion's date for March 20th, 2014. 47
March 20th, 2014 The Illinois Supreme Court dismisses Melongo's Eavesdropping case for good. 48
March 20th, 2014 Miller Shakman & Beem issues a Press Release confirming the dismissal. 49