Illinois

Tax Law

Feds say indicted lawyer owes $780K to IRS, hid tobacco settlement money in others’ accounts

Trials and Litigation

Paralegal points way to $4.25M judgment reversal

Real Estate & Property Tax Law

Lawyer’s tree house, rented online for $195 a night, is legal but may raise property tax bill

Disability Law

7th Circuit OKs deaf teen’s suit against Girl Scouts over lack of sign-language interpreter

Constutional Law

Illinois state pension law declared unconstitutional

Criminal Justice

Judge: Woman with history of stowaway attempts will be jailed if she keeps going to airports

Criminal Justice

Serial stowaway attempter is charged with trespassing at Chicago airports

Contracts

7th Circuit: Law firm doesn’t owe fired PI attorney bonuses, due to terms of compensation pact

Evidence

Dealership technician topped 95 mph taking customer’s car for test drive; did he commit a crime?

Criminal Justice

Judge rules prosecutors undercharged cop in fatal shooting and acquits him

Criminal Justice

Chicago prosecutor will dismiss misdemeanor marijuana cases

Careers

New BigLaw associates make the most money in NYC, says survey

Criminal Justice

Uber driver won’t be charged for shooting alleged gunman

Business of Law

Fox Rothschild opens Chicago office

Legal Ethics

Lawyer’s ‘indefensibly outrageous’ remarks merit suspension, review board says

Criminal Justice

Prosecutors claim defendant’s wheelchair is unnecessary and shouldn’t be allowed at trial

Criminal Justice

Doctor is accused of vandalizing grave to upset lawyer

Privacy Law

Does Facebook’s facial recognition technology violate privacy laws?

Evidence

Man jailed in double-homicide case sues Chicago, says surveillance showed a different shooter

Constitutional Law

Federal judge blasts expert for not evaluating inmate jail brutality claims, but OKs case for trial