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Recent Articles by CDLB staff
Federal judge sets conditions for OT pay claim to continue
A federal judge tentatively cleared the way for buyers at a food-distribution company to join together to seek the overtime pay they allege is owed.
Moody Bible Institute not shielded from sex-discrimination suit
Constitutional and statutory provisions protecting religious liberty do not shield Moody Bible Institute from a fired teacher’s sex-discrimination lawsuit, a federal judge held.
Cook Co. judge will soon learn job fate after disciplinary hearing
A Cook County judge will learn his professional fate next week after the Illinois Courts Commission on Tuesday found allegations of sexual harassment were “clear and convincing.”
7th Circuit upholds Wis. absentee voting deadlines
A federal appeals court Tuesday halted a challenge to a judge’s decision to extend the deadline for Wisconsin voters to return their absentee ballots in the Nov. 3 general election.
Englewood restorative justice court opens
Cook County Chief Circuit Judge Timothy C. Evans cut the ribbon Wednesday on a new Restorative Justice Community Court in Englewood, surrounded by judges, aldermen, lawmakers and community representatives.
Former top cop faces harassment lawsuit
A Chicago police officer filed a sexual harassment lawsuit against former Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson and the city of Chicago Thursday, alleging the top cop sexually abused her for three years while she served as his personal driver and a member of his personal detail.
Jessie M. Molloy
Unlawful detention suit gets new trial
A federal judge threw out a $750,000 jury award to a man who alleged Chicago police fabricated evidence that led to his arrest and detention for armed robbery and murder.
CBA gives grades to judicial candidates
The Chicago Bar Association recommended against three candidates vying to fill vacancies on the Nov. 3 ballot, and singled out two retention candidates as not recommended for new terms.