1880 ABA Journal Illinois articles.
Jan 25, 2023 9:07 AM CST
A former judge in Chicago has been disbarred after he was accused of trying to kiss a police officer, asking a court reporter about the cost of sex, and making demeaning remarks about a prosecutor.
Jan 20, 2023 9:19 AM CST
A former Dentons associate in Chicago has received a short suspension for his claim that he had reviewed 425 documents for a client, when in reality he had reviewed only 20 of those documents.
Jan 19, 2023 1:14 PM CSTannounced Thursday that he is appointing a partner at Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher as the special counsel to investigate whether any person or entity violated the law in connection with classified documents found at President Joe Biden’s home and office.
Jan 12, 2023 2:01 PM CST
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Jan 9, 2023 3:26 PM CST
Updated: A former federal judge in Illinois has referred a Chicago lawyer for potential discipline after declaring that she had “turned in the poorest performance by an attorney that the undersigned has seen during his 12-plus years on the bench.”
Jan 5, 2023 10:17 AM CST
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Dec 13, 2022 9:14 AM CST
An Illinois appeals court has upheld a gag order preventing suspended lawyer Joel A. Brodsky from revealing what happened to the missing fourth wife of a former client.
Dec 8, 2022 11:15 AM CST
Updated: A California lawyer was unable to get his client’s case reinstated when a federal appeals court rejected his excuse for missing a court deadline—that he was in Illinois to see his son’s professional baseball debut.
Nov 15, 2022 11:35 AM CST
A state appeals court has upheld the murder conviction for a Southwestern Illinois man who was convicted for killing a trespasser with a shotgun booby trap set up inside his shed.
Nov 10, 2022 12:23 PM CST
Nov 9, 2022 1:50 PM CST
Election litigation was heating up in battleground states as voters went to the polls Tuesday. Lawsuits were filed over undated absentee ballots in Pennsylvania, unmailed absentee ballots in Georgia, and plans to hand count ballots in Arizona and Nevada.
Nov 8, 2022 12:45 PM CST