NIU's College of Law will present an Honorary Doctorate of Law to former Illinois Gov. James R. Thompson during its Saturday, May 25, commencement ceremony. He will also be the commencement speaker.
Kane becomes the 29th county and the 12th circuit in Illinois to participate in the pilot project allowing cameras in trial courtrooms.
"With the addition of Kane County, half of the Illinois Circuit Courts now participate in the Illinois Supreme Court's cameras in the courtroom pilot project," Chief Justice Kilbride said.