Escape From Freedom: Why “Limited Lockstep” Betrays Our System Of Federalism, 48 J. Marshall L. Rev. 325 (2014)
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- Constitutional Law; Law; State and Local Government Law
The Illinois Supreme Court has ironically chosen to make the Illinois Constitution completely insignificant in several areas of constitutional law. It has accomplished this through “the limited lockstep doctrine.” This approach is used to interpret cognate provisions of the U.S. and Illinois Constitutions.