White-Collar Crime

Chicago Public Schools chief charged with fraud; she plans to plead guilty to taking bribes

Law Schools

Northwestern to end accelerated JD program

Trials & Litigation

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

Legal Ethics

Lawyer obtained credit report of opposing party without permission, ethics complaint alleges

Verdicts & Settlements

Parents donate their portion of wrongful death settlement as a way to honor son

Trials & Litigation

Taxi group may sue Chicago over differing regulations for ride-hailing services, federal judge rules

Legal Ethics

Ex-prosecutor accused of ‘disruptive conduct’ at adult store agrees to suspension


DNA hit leads to arrest in 30-year-old murder case

Consumer Law

Deceptive practices suits say McCormick put 25% less pepper in its usual tin containers


Fired prosecutor didn’t lie under oath, simply failed to recall years-ago events, his lawyer says


Prosecutor fired over claimed lies under oath in shooting case

Tax Law

Proposed Chicago tax would ‘surcharge the surge charge’ imposed by Uber and Lyft for peak-time rides

Pro Bono

BigLaw firm offers pro bono help to low-income lawyers facing ethics charges in Illinois

Legal Ethics

Lawyer left abusive F-bomb voice mails, ethics complaint alleges; he decries ‘ridiculousness’

White-Collar Crime

Lawyer accused of stealing over $2M from clients’ estates and heirs

Internet Law

Twitter user who created parody mayoral account settles suit over police raid of his home

Law Firms

Milwaukee firm adds Chicago litigation boutique, anticipates more growth

Government Law

Chicago files $300M suit over red-light camera program

Trials & Litigation

Lawyers acquitted of coaching witnesses to lie; case a ‘scary attack’ on defense bar, counsel says

Legal Ethics

Lawyer accused of indecent exposure and improper touching is suspended while ethics case is pending