Illinois

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

Business of Law

Jenner & Block to open first overseas office; seeks to hire lawyers in London

Criminal Procedure

Defense objected to twin-jury murder trial of 2 men, but wants cases consolidated for appeal

Government Law

Chicago camera ticketing violates notice rules, suit says; seeks refund of money paid by motorists

Evidence

Man’s social media post about pending firearm case threatens judge, gets him jail and $500K bail

Business of Law

Five-partner health-care group exits Nelson Mulllins to open new office in Raleigh for Chicago firm

Evidence

Freed after 20 years, man gets $20M; another whose DNA doesn’t match linked murder is still jailed

Trials & Litigation

Lawyer and wife win $26M jury verdict; defendant cab company immediately files bankruptcy

Criminal Justice

Big-city sheriff announces ‘rocket docket’ plan to get low-level offenders out of jail

Products Liability

Suit says law student died due to faulty equipment for diabetics