1812 ABA Journal Illinois articles.
Jul 27, 2021 11:24 AM CDT
DOJ withdraws death penalty requests
The U.S. Department of Justice has withdrawn requests for the death penalty in seven cases, reversing the stance taken by the department during the Trump…
Jul 23, 2021 2:32 PM CDT
Jul 16, 2021 3:15 PM CDT
Leadership involves taking in a variety of viewpoints, says law dean Hari Osofsky, and recognizing what students, professors and administration want is a good way to guarantee people that they are being heard.
Jun 28, 2021 8:48 AM CDT
Crowell & Moring will merge with IP firm
Crowell & Moring is merging with Chicago-based Brinks Gilson & Lione, a 61-lawyer intellectual property law firm. Crowell will have more than…
Jun 24, 2021 4:37 PM CDTformer associate at Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith is facing an ethics complaint alleging that he recorded more than 2,000 annual hours on a closed pro bono case and earned a $12,000 bonus as a result.
Jun 24, 2021 10:01 AM CDT
Supreme Court rules FHFA structure is unconstitutional
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that the structure of the Federal Housing Finance Agency is unconstitutional because its director can only be…
Jun 23, 2021 4:21 PM CDT
Two University of Chicago alums and technologists have developed a technology platform known as JusticeText, an AI-powered evidence management tool primarily geared toward public defenders.
Jun 16, 2021 9:07 AM CDT
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Jun 9, 2021 4:16 PM CDT
McDonald’s sued over voice recognition software
McDonald’s is accused of violating Illinois’ biometric privacy law by using voice recognition software to recognize repeat customers at drive-thrus. The suit, filed in…
Jun 3, 2021 4:16 PM CDT
Retired lawyer is oldest American to climb Mount Everest
Retired Chicago lawyer Arthur Muir became the oldest American to scale Mount Everest last month. Muir, 75, tried to climb the…
Jun 1, 2021 4:34 PM CDT
Following scholarship about John Marshall’s support for slavery, law school removes his name
The name of John Marshall, a former U.S. Supreme Court chief justice who wrote seven majority opinions…
May 21, 2021 3:33 PM CDT
Emails from the city of Chicago and its police department are among the documents stolen from Jones Day in a hack of its file transfer vendor, Accellion. The emails reveal that Chicago started a drone program using money from forfeiture proceeds.
May 13, 2021 9:43 AM CDT
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