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U.S. trial court celebrates 200th birthday

Television reporter Phil Rogers spoke at a program honoring the impact the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois has had on Chicago and the nation. The program was one of several planned for the next 12 months to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the court’s establishment.

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Noncompete query brings answer from southern states

Finding no Illinois precedent on the correct interpretation of a noncompetition agreement that provided restrictions lasting “not less than” three and five years, the 3rd District Illinois Appellate Court looked to cases from Georgia, Texas and Florida in answering a question of law that was certified for immediate appeal in the breach of contract case that Pam’s Academy of Dance in downstate Channahon filed against Callie Marik, a former employee.

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