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Justice Garman to be installed as Chief of Illinois Supreme Court Monday

The elevation of Justice Rita B. Garman to become Chief Justice of the Illinois Supreme Court will be marked by an installation ceremony Monday, October 28th.

The ceremony is by invite only due to space limitations. The installtion is at the Vermilion County Courthouse in Danville.

Justice Garman will become the 119th Chief Justice of the Illinois Supreme Court, the second woman in Illinois to be Chief Justice and the second woman to head one of the three branches of government in Illinois.

"I am honored and humbled to have been chosen by my colleagues to serve as Chief Justice," Justice Garman said.

Justice garman will succeed Kankakee native Thomas Kilbridge as the high court's chief justice.

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