Justice Charles E. Freeman, the first African-American to serve on the Illinois Supreme Court and as Chief Justice, will retire June 14. Justice Freeman, 84, is the fifth-longest serving justice in Illinois Supreme Court history at 27 years, six months. The Supreme Court has constitutional authority to fill interim judicial vacancies and has appointed Appellate Justice P.
Name: Charles E. Freeman
Continent: North America
Company: Illinois Supreme Court
Position: Chief Justice
Announcement Date: May 16, 2018, 10:00pm
Resignation Date: May 16, 2018, 10:00pm