Illinois

Legal Ethics

Suspension recommended for lawyer accused of indecent exposure, improper touching

Trials & Litigation

Man on probation in $2M Lego-focused theft faces new case after vacation near shopping centers

Trials & Litigation

Bankruptcy firm chief sues ex-associate for $1M over alleged software conspiracy

Trials & Litigation

Mom sues Chicago over police chase after her toddler was killed by fleeing vehicle

White-Collar Crime

7th Circuit nixes 5 counts in conviction of ex-Illinois Gov. Blagojevich, calls for new sentence

Constitutional Law

City wins federal civil rights case over police shooting of dog attacked by pit bull

Law Schools

New law dean says he demanded a lower paycheck

First Amendment

Federal judge nixes jail’s newspaper ban, but says articles about gang activities can be cut out

White-Collar Crime

Lawyer who hosted radio show avoids prison in $10M mortgage-fraud case

Criminal Justice

Freed from jail Thursday, accused airline stowaway attempter is arrested again Friday and Saturday

White-Collar Crime

Law grad gets 6 years for Ponzi scheme said to have cost investors $9.2M

Criminal Justice

Feds arrest 243 in record $712M health care billing-fraud bust

Media & Communications Law

TV reporters covering Hastert case cited for breaking federal courthouse rules

Judiciary

DUI judge is ousted by fellow jurists; did courtroom cameras contribute to his defeat?

White-Collar Crime

Former House speaker Hastert pleads not guilty to federal charges

Evidence

Perjury charges filed against 4 police officers after dramatic ‘Perry Mason’-type reveal at hearing

Criminal Justice

Pre-med student whose sexual-assault charge was dismissed faces new case over photos of the incident

Government Law

City settles 10th suit over claimed cop corruption for $30K, less than the cost of defending it

Business of Law

Honigman opens in Chicago by acquiring 14-attorney litigation firm there

Copyright Law

Northwestern settles with ex-employee, will jointly publish book about infamous Chicago murder