Law Firms

Law firms give and receive thanks by way of donated turkeys

Criminal Justice

Chicago cop is charged with murder in teen’s shooting death; video will be released by Wednesday

Real Estate & Property Law

Nightclub owners get probation in contempt case over stampede that killed 21

Copyright Law

Songwriter sues Huckabee over use of ‘Eye of the Tiger’ at campaign event

Legal Ethics

Lawyer accused of exposing himself, improper touching is disbarred

Trials & Litigation

Suit says man feared murder charge after cop staged his own suicide as homicide

Government Law

Cases under review after ‘hero’ police officer was found to have staged his own suicide

Trials & Litigation

Federal judge imposes $70K sanction on defense attorney over witness gaffe that caused mistrial

Criminal Justice

Accused of stealing $1M from law firm, ex-accounting worker faces February trial

Verdicts & Settlements

Appeals court didn’t have power to reinstate $10.1B award in cigarette case, top state court says

Court Security

Report: At least 5 civil judges in Chicago area get death threats in anonymous letters

Legal Ethics

2 judges testify about romantic relationship, say they didn’t have to report it to chief judge

Criminal Justice

Chicago lawyer is charged with battery in courthouse altercation with client

First Amendment

Judge tosses Chicago cops’ suit challenging ban on displayed tattoos

Verdicts & Settlements

Lawyer denies telling clerk to hold off disclosing jury note while he completed $25M settlement

Trials & Litigation

U-Haul sues over claimed Chicago truck-towing scheme

Constitutional Law

Suit follows newspaper claim that Chicago police ran ‘domestic equivalent of a CIA black site’

White-Collar Crime

Chicago Public Schools chief pleads guilty to one count of wire fraud

Law Schools

Northwestern to end accelerated JD program

Trials & Litigation

Defense attorney holds his own in courthouse altercation with now-former client