A definitive ruling for Trump would largely end efforts in Colorado, Maine and elsewhere to prevent his name from appearing on the ballot.
The justices will hear arguments in Trump's appeal of a Colorado Supreme Court ruling that he is not eligible to run again for president because he violated a provision in the 14th Amendment.
It will be the first time in history that the nation’s highest court has heard a case on Section 3, which was used to keep former Confederates from holding government offices.
Disney's notice of appeal says that the dismissal of its lawsuit sets a dangerous precedent and gives states the tool to weaponize viewpoint discrimination.
Dozens of similar cases have been filed in other states seeking to keep Trump from the presidency under a provision of the 14th Amendment.
Disney said it plans to appeal the federal judge’s decision. A separate lawsuit over who controls the theme park's governing district is still pending in state court in Orlando.
The board’s hearing officer found that a “preponderance of the evidence” shows Trump is ineligible to run for president, but left the decision to the courts.
The Illinois effort to keep Trump off the March ballot is similar to those filed in several other states, including one in Colorado that is set to appear before the Supreme Court next month.