February 25, 2013

Statement from Mayor Emanuel on the Loss of Justice Mary Ann McMorrow

Mayor's Press Office    312.744.3334

“As the City of Chicago mourns the loss of Justice Mary Ann McMorrow, we join the State of Illinois and the entire country in celebrating her lifetime of service and accomplishment. As the first female justice and chief justice of our State’s Supreme Court, Justice McMorrow was a pioneer. She broke through barriers and her record of achievement reminds us of why the fight for gender equality must continue. With her commitment to justice in the courtroom and in her community, Justice McMorrow was a model for men and women, politicians and private citizens, of how to live a life of service, accomplishment and courage.”