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ILLINOIS NEWS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 25, 2013

Statement from Governor Quinn on the Passing of Justice Mary Ann McMorrow

CHICAGO – Governor Pat Quinn issued the following statement regarding the death of former Illinois Supreme Court Chief Justice Mary Ann McMorrow:

“Justice McMorrow was a trailblazer for equal rights, a thoughtful judge and a dedicated mentor to many.

“As a Cook County prosecutor, Circuit Court judge, Illinois Supreme Court Justice and our first female Chief Justice, Mary Ann McMorrow shattered glass ceilings with quiet determination.

“Her compassion and commitment to public service will be missed.”



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