1601 ABA Journal articles on Illinois.
Young men in custody at a youth correctional facility in southern Illinois may soon have private attorneys to represent them in court after officials said they were concerned about their…
May 17, 2018 11:42 AM CDT
May 1, 2018 2:05 AM CDT
A would-be judge who was facing a trial Monday for ruling in three traffic cases has been found dead in her home in suburban Chicago.
Rhonda Crawford, 46, was free…
Apr 27, 2018 1:12 PM CDT
Apr 18, 2018 3:00 PM CDT
McDonald’s didn’t violate Illinois consumer law by marketing “extra value meals” that cost more than when the items are purchased a la carte, a federal judge has ruled.
Apr 12, 2018 7:00 AM CDT
An aviation security officer who dragged a doctor from a United Airlines plane in an incident caught video that went viral has filed a lawsuit that claims he received inadequate…
Apr 11, 2018 10:32 AM CDT
The county that includes Chicago may be the first government entity to sue over Cambridge Analytica’s use of Facebook data for use in federal election campaigns.
Cook County, Illinois, claims…
Mar 26, 2018 2:17 PM CDT
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Chicago law firm O’Keefe Lyons & Hynes has settled a trademark infringement suit against the O’Keefe Law Firm in suburban LaGrange, Illinois.
O’Keefe Lyons had filed the federal lawsuit…
Mar 12, 2018 7:00 AM CDTinfluential book last year, Fordham University professor John Pfaff argued prosecutors were the main driver behind the soaring U.S. incarceration rate—almost always unwatched and unopposed. Left-leaning philanthropist George Soros and the ACLU, among others, are recruiting and funding district attorney candidates who promise to curtail the use of the death penalty, expand diversion programs and stop prosecuting low-level crimes. There is even a new stab at a Progressive Prosecutor’s Handbook.
Feb 28, 2018 7:30 AM CST
Feb 26, 2018 10:56 AM CST
Updated: Nine more nominees for federal judgeships were announced Tuesday by the White House.
The newest wave of nominees are:
• Mark Bennett, former attorney general of Hawaii, to…
Feb 13, 2018 4:00 PM CST
Starting this fall, out-of-state students at Northern Illinois University College of Law will pay the same for tuition and fees as in-state residents, according to the school’s website.
Feb 12, 2018 12:02 PM CST
A woman who named her cat after Reggie Watts is getting some help from the comedian in her custody battle with a shelter that claims it is entitled to the…
Jan 30, 2018 10:20 AM CST