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Above the Law
4 months ago
Law

Convicted Lawyer Too Well-Connected To Face Discipline

Ed Burke convicted of racketeering, bribery, and attempted extortion.
Illinois Supreme Court unable to act on suspension petition due to connections. [ more ]
Chicago Tribune
5 months ago
Chicago

Ethnicity, experience take center stage in first faceoff of Illinois Supreme Court candidates

Justice Cunningham and Judge Reyes disagree on whether race and ethnicity should be factors in the Democratic primary for an Illinois Supreme Court seat.
Cunningham emphasizes her experience and qualifications, while Reyes argues for diversity and inclusion. [ more ]
Above the Law
6 months ago
Law

There Are Ambulance Chasers, And Then There's This

Illinois lawyer sentenced to jail for leading police on a 60-mile chase in an ambulance.
Lawyer disciplined by the Illinois Supreme Court. [ more ]
Above the Law
6 months ago
Chicago

Illinois Court's 'Allowed But Not Intended' Distinction Greenlights Hurting Cyclists With Potholes

Cyclist injured by pothole cannot recover from the city of Chicago, even though there was a nearby bicycle rental station.
The Illinois Supreme Court ruled that bicyclists are not 'intended and permitted' to use all roadways in Chicago without designated bike lanes. [ more ]
Chicago Tribune
6 months ago
Chicago Blackhawks

Afternoon Briefing: Why you may be delayed at Midway

Good afternoon, Chicago.
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