The Illinois Supreme Court announced today it has assigned retired U.S. District Court Judge Michael McCuskey to the position.
McCuskey will begin on July 3rd, and stay on until December 5th of 2016, when a new judge is expected to be elected.
McCuskey takes over for Judge Kevin Galley, whose retirement becomes effective on midnight of July 2nd.
McCuskey had only stepped down from the federal bench in May.
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