§ 55 ILCS 5/1-1001 Short title
§ 55 ILCS 5/1-1002 Boundaries
§ 55 ILCS 5/1-1003 Jurisdiction over rivers
§ 55 ILCS 5/1-1004 Jurisdiction over Lake Michigan

Terms Used In Illinois Compiled Statutes > 55 ILCS 5 > Article 1 > Division 1-1 - Short Title, Boundaries, Jurisdiction

  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • State: when applied to different parts of the United States, may be construed to include the District of Columbia and the several territories, and the words "United States" may be construed to include the said district and territories. See Illinois Compiled Statutes 5 ILCS 70/1.14