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The city of Chicago is paying The John Marshall Law School to keep suspensions and expulsions in Chicago Public Schools on a downward trend.
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To one side, it was “the most massive fraud in American history.” To the other, the Illinois Supreme Court should not become the first court to overrule itself based on a federal agency’s amicus brief. Those were the characterizations lobbed across the courtroom by lawyers in the long-running, multibillion-dollar lawsuit against tobacco giant Philip Morris that returned to the Supreme Court Tuesday morning after a decade of legal-system wrangling.
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If you are a managing partner at a large law firm, chances are at least some of your lawyers are dragging you down.
Too many lawyers, too little work - If you are a managing partner at a large law firm, chances are at least some of your lawyers are dragging you down.Three-fourths of law firm managing partners at firms with more than 250 lawyers told consultancy Altman Weil Inc. that having too many...
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In a highly anticipated decision that came with no advance notice, the Illinois Supreme Court ruled today that the state’s overhaul of public pension systems is unconstitutional.
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When the Illinois Supreme Court puts attorneys on probation, the sanction usually works. Of the probations imposed during a 33-year period examined by the Attorney Registration & Disciplinary Commission, 239 of those lawyers — 82.7 percent — successfully completed their probations.
ARDC report an ovation for probation- When the Illinois Supreme Court puts attorneys on probation, the sanction usually works.Of the probations imposed during a 33-year period examined by the Attorney Registration & Disciplinary Commission, 239 of those lawyers — 82.7 percent —...
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Roetzel & Andress LPA has picked up 11 attorneys from Kamensky, Rubinstein, Hochman & Delott LLP as it bulks up its health-care law practice.
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Filing for design patents in countries across the globe just got easier. The U.S. government last week officially joined a World Intellectual Property Organization program that, in theory, can turn a single design patent application in one country into one filed in more than 50 countries.
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First Defense Legal Aid is an organization that operates a 24-hour hotline to provide arrestees with free attorneys at their police interrogations prior to the appointment of a public defender.
24/7 for 20 years- The attorney sat on a bench at the police station in Jefferson Park and took out a sheet of paper.At the top was the title, “Notice of Representation and Declaration of Rights.” She was waiting on this April night to see a client who did not know her...
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To strike down sweeping pension changes, the Illinois Supreme Court crafted a sweeping ruling that covered 227 years of history and featured references to James Madison, Abraham Lincoln and the Great Depression.
Pension decision is one for the ages- SPRINGFIELD — To strike down sweeping pension changes, the Illinois Supreme Court crafted a sweeping ruling that covered 227 years of history and featured references to James Madison, Abraham Lincoln and the Great Depression. The court’s primary...
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When is a plaintiff’s win not a win and a defendant’s loss not a loss? When the jury awards $0. Now the plaintiff is getting a second chance.
A plaintiff win, no damages, a new trial- When is a plaintiff’s win not a win and a defendant’s loss not a loss?When the jury awards $0. Now the plaintiff is getting a second chance.A 1st District Appellate Court panel has affirmed a Cook County judge’s ruling that granted a new trial in a...
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There’s a paragraph in Illinois law that spells out what to do during a transition between governors. The law hardly paints a complete picture. So that’s why when Gov. Bruce Rauner was transitioning into office, he relied on lawyers like Peter M. Friedman of Holland & Knight LLP, sole practitioner William J. Cadigan and Richard W. Porter of Kirkland & Ellis LLP to help connect the rest of the dots.
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Three decades after it was enacted, the state’s parentage law is on track for an overhaul by Illinois lawmakers. A new version of the Parentage Act that would incorporate provisions to account for same-sex marriage and unmarried parents is poised for a Senate vote after passing the House last week.
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The Chicago Daily Law Bulletin (ISSN 03626148) is a newspaper of general circulation published daily, Monday through Friday, except legal holidays and an extra issue in April. The insertion of legal notices in the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin is sufficient publication under the decision of the Supreme Court of Illinois (Railton v. Lauder, 126 Ill. 219).