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Attorney John W. Chwarzynski Jr., Jamillah Ali, and attorney Mike Joyce stand in front of a Richard Slone painting of Jamillah’s father and Joyce’s father-in-law, boxing legend Muhammed Ali. The painting has been made into a nonfungible token to be auctioned off to the highest bidder via online platform SuperRare. The money from the auction will be split between Joyce’s Celtic Boxing Club, the boxing program Leo High School, and a currently undecided charity supporting Parkinson’s Disease research. – Photo courtesy of Brendan McClorey

Attorneys bring Ali into new digital arena

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Judge: Consumer fraud suit against Whole Foods didn’t hold water

A federal judge dismissed a consumer fraud suit against Whole Foods on Friday, finding the plaintiffs didn’t show how the grocery chain mislead Illinois consumers on a premium brand of water.

Southwest employee exempt from arbitration

A Southwest Airlines Co. employee is entitled to take a dispute with the airline before a judge, a federal appeals court held Wednesday.

Suit against CPS over student’s sexual assault tossed

A student who was sexually assaulted by a classmate in a school bathroom does not have a case against the school district for a violation of his constitutional rights, a federal judge held Tuesday.

Man charged with threatening to kill Chicago federal judge

A southern Illinois man is accused of threatening the life of a federal judge in Chicago, federal prosecutors announced Tuesday.

Westchester to face more suits over COVID issues

A federal judge cleared the way for relatives of two women to pursue claims that the nursing home where they both lived knowingly exposed residents to the coronavirus.

7th Cir: Fair to limit media access to Wis. governor

Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers is not violating the First Amendment by blocking reporters for certain media outlets from attending his press briefings and limited-access news conferences, a federal appeals court held.

FOIA for police misconduct files properly denied, panel rules

Forty-eight years of Chicago police misconduct records will remain undisclosed after a divided appeals panel ruled the city properly denied the records request under a court order.
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