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Encyclopedia > Mary Ann G. McMorrow

Image:Http://www.state.il.us/court/SupremeCourt/judges/mcmorrow.gifMary Ann G. McMorrow received her law degree at Loyola University and was admitted to the practice of law in Illinois in 1953. She was employed by the law firm of Riordan & Linklater, engaging in the general practice of law. She was appointed Assistant State's Attorney of Cook County, assigned to the Criminal Division, and was the first woman to prosecute felony cases in Cook County. She was elected a Judge of the Circuit Court of Cook County in 1976. Several historic and current educational institutions are named in honor of Saint Ignatius of Loyola. ... 1953 (MCMLIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link is to a full 1953 calendar). ... Cook County is the name of several counties in the United States: Cook County, Georgia Cook County, Illinois Cook County, Minnesota Cooke County, Texas This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... 1976 (MCMLXXVI) was a leap year starting on Thursday (the link is to a full 1976 calendar). ...


By order of the Supreme Court of Illinois, Chief Justice McMorrow was assigned to the Appellate Court in 1985 and elected to that court in 1986. She was the first woman elected to serve as chairperson of the Executive Committee of the Appellate Court. She was elected to the Supreme Court of Illinois in 1992, the first woman to serve in its 173-year history. With her election as Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Illinois in May, 2002, she became the first woman to head any of the three branches of state government. Official language(s) English Capital Springfield Largest city Chicago Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 25th 149,998 km² 340 km 629 km 4. ... This article is about the year. ... 1992 (MCMXCII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday. ... For the Cusco album, see 2002 (album). ...


Chief Justice McMorrow is the 1991 recipient of the "Medal of Excellence" award from Loyola University School of Law Alumni Association. She is a recipient of the Chicago Bar Association's Justice John Paul Stevens Award. She is the 1996 recipient of "The Fellows of the Illinois Bar Foundation" award for Distinguished Service to Law and Society. She also has received four honorary degrees and numerous other awards.


Chief Justice McMorrow is a member of the Illinois State and Chicago Bar Associations and past president of the Women's Bar Association of Illinois. She is a master bencher of the American Inns of Court and a member of the American Judicature Society, the National Association of Women Judges and a former member of the Board of Directors of the Illinois Judges' Association.


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Mary Ann G. McMorrow - Previous Illinois Supreme Court Justice (315 words)
Mary Ann G. McMorrow received her law degree at Loyola University and was admitted to the practice of law in Illinois in 1953.
Chief Justice McMorrow is the 1991 recipient of the "Medal of Excellence" award from Loyola University School of Law Alumni Association.
She is a master bencher of the American Inns of Court and a member of the American Judicature Society, the National Association of Women Judges and a former member of the Board of Directors of the Illinois Judges' Association.
In the News - Full Article, In the News, News and Events, School of Law, Northwestern University (699 words)
McMorrow and the other members of the high court agreed to explore the possibility, which was the purpose of Tuesday's meeting.
McMorrow said she encountered a woman who said she admired the judge and had told all of her friends to vote for McMorrow in the upcoming election.
But when McMorrow did run for the high court, she thought the poll workers and even fellow voters would be excited about her showing up to cast a ballot, especially because she had appeared in TV commercials bolstering her campaign.
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