The Center for Disability and Elder Law held its annual Light Up the Loop benefit Wednesday, honoring community members who stepped up to help those severely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Chicago Bar Association honored four attorneys at its annual Earl B. Dickerson Awards ceremony on Wednesday, recognizing individuals who have advocated for racial justice in their legal careers.
SPRINGFIELD — Gov. JB Pritzker signed a criminal justice omnibus bill backed by the Illinois Legislative Black Caucus Monday, abolishing cash bail, overhauling police certification and reforming use-of-force standards among numerous other provisions.
SPRINGFIELD — State Rep. Michael J. Madigan, a Chicago Democrat who virtually set Illinois’ political agenda as House speaker before he was ousted last month, announced Thursday that he is resigning his seat in the legislature.
The COVID-19 pandemic is not a catch-all excuse for United Airlines to refuse to pay refunds to passengers whose flights are cancelled, a federal judge held.
WASHINGTON — House Democrats opened their first day of arguments in former President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial with searing footage of the U.S. Capitol riot as they painted Trump as an “inciter in chief” who systematically riled up his supporters and falsely convinced them the election had been stolen, culminating in the deadly attack.
The Chicago Teachers Union is not violating the First Amendment by limiting its members to the month of August to revoke their authorization to have dues deducted from their paychecks, a federal judge held.
As one of America’s historic political dynasties, the Taft name is nothing new in D.C. Now, the Midwestern firm bearing the same name is headed to Washington and launching a lobbying wing.
SAN FRANCISCO — TikTok’s Chinese parent company ByteDance has agreed to pay $92 million in a settlement to Illinois users who are part of a class-action lawsuit alleging that the video-sharing app failed to get their consent to collect data in violation of a strict state privacy law.
According to Melvin L. Katten, founding partner of Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP, building one of the biggest law firms in the country required the “hard work and unswerving determination of a few entrepreneurial lawyers” — and also a bit of luck.