For some, opening day happened a few Sundays ago, when the NFL season began. For others, it’s in spring, when the long MLB season begins. For Supreme Court watchers, Oct. 3 is opening day. It will be ...
When Justice Joy Cunningham takes her seat with the Illinois Supreme Court in December, she will be the second Black woman to serve on the high court in the state’s history, but she credits many women ...
A man climbed five stories of a fire escape to infiltrate a Chicago police facility Monday while officers were undergoing a SWAT training exercise and grabbed at least two guns before he was shot and ...
The shrinkwrap theory of contract law developed by the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals — what has been described as a “rolling theory of contract formation” — is “about as controversial an idea as ...
Working with Candace Jackson-Akiwumi at the Federal Defender Program for the Northern District of Illinois Inc. raised an interesting question, according to a former colleague.“Can someone be too good ...
Where an insurer seeks summary judgment that an insured’s delay in notification was unreasonable, it must demonstrate that the delay was unreasonable as a matter of law.
The Consumer Finance Protection Bureau was a creation of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. The bureau recently came under attack, and the Supreme Court ruled that while ...
A waste management service company is entitled to recover damages from a law firm that it claimed committed legal malpractice in representing it, the Illinois Supreme Court ruled on a certified ...
State Sen. Emil Jones III pleaded not guilty in federal court Friday to three felony counts stemming from an alleged bribery ...
One person was shot and a Chicago police officer was wounded Monday during an incident inside the Homan Square police facility on the city’s West Side, officials said.
Long before he assembled one of the largest far-right anti-government militia groups in U.S. history, before his Oath Keepers stormed the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021, Stewart Rhodes was a promising ...
Where a party seeks an extension of maintenance, the trial court must consider all factors laid out in the dissolution order before determining whether such an extension should be granted.