Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 7 members and supporters protest the city’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate outside City Hall before a Chicago City Council meeting Monday. Most city employees have to be vaccinated by year-end or risk losing their jobs. – Ashlee Rezin/Chicago Sun-Times via AP

Judge: No order barring police union from discussing city vaccine mandate

An order barring the president of the police union from making public statements encouraging members to disobey Chicago’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate expired after a judge on Monday denied a request to extend it.

Effort to repeal Illinois abortion notification gets renewed attention

SPRINGFIELD — Alarmed and at the same time energized by a Texas law that bans most abortions, abortion-rights advocates in the General Assembly are targeting what people on both sides of the contentious issue consider the last restriction on access to abortion in Illinois.

Injury suit against Cubs advances

A state appellate panel upheld a denial of the Chicago Cubs’ motion to dismiss a lawsuit by an Associated Press photographer injured at Wrigley Field in a non-precedential Rule 23 opinion.

Motion to suppress over FBI questioning denied in child porn case

A federal judge Monday denied a motion to suppress the statements a man made to FBI agents without a lawyer present regarding charges that he had sexually exploited minors.

ARDC advises 3-year suspension for lawyer who lied about patent application

A lawyer who knowingly gave a client false information about her patent-application status should be suspended for three years, the Illinois Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission Hearing Board recommended.

Inmate’s FOIA time complaint rejected

A federal appeals court declined to revive an inmate’s lawsuit accusing the U.S. government of withholding records that purportedly show the white-supremacy movement is really a sting operation used to frame him for a series of crimes.

Man has case over learning disability in prison

An inmate with a learning disability at Stateville Correctional Center has a discrimination case against employees of the Illinois Department of Corrections for failing to provide him with reasonable accommodations to meaningfully participate in its educational programs, a federal judge ruled.

COVID-19 business-loss case against insurer can continue, judge rules

A Cook County Circuit Court judge on Monday denied a Chicago-based insurance company’s request that he reconsider a previous order and toss a COVID-19 business interruption case.
Chicago Daily Law Bulletin
Be in the know. These must-read insider briefings will keep you
email envelope icon
informed of the latest legal developments in Chicago. Sign up today!

Photo gallery with Top Stories