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Man ordered to display ‘I am a bully’ sign is jeered during his punishment.

An Ohio man ordered to hold a sign reading “I am a bully” was jeered by passersby as he carried out the punishment on Sunday. Edmond Aviv, 62, was ordered to hold the sign as part of his sentence for harassing his neighbors, report Northeast Ohio Media Group and Reuters. He pleaded no contest to… Read More »

CSU seeks new trial in whistleblower suit, citing juror conduct.

Chicago State University is seeking a new trial in a much-publicized whistleblower case, accusing the jury foreman of hiding from the court his involvement in several other legal matters. Thursday’s motion comes less than two weeks after the Tribune reported foreman Antoine Bass did not disclose during jury selection that he had been sued in… Read More »

Why so many automakers are recalling so many vehicles.

Another recall? Recalls have become as much a part of the automotive industry as engines. Recalls are up 4 percent from the previous decade while auto sales have decreased by 10 percent. Despite an unparalleled level of mechanical and electric sophistication in modern cars, we’re buying fewer cars and holding onto them longer. The U.S…. Read More »

Another family affected by high speed police chases.

Vernon Hills girl whose family died in crash expected to recover. A 9-year-old Vernon Hills girl who survived a horrific car crash that killed her family is expected to make a full recovery, officials said Tuesday. Rinka Hirayama was in fair condition at Phoenix Children’s Hospital, a spokeswoman there said. The girl was the lone… Read More »

A great detailed article about a police chase case Dolan Law is involved in.

Probationer fell through cracks before fatal crash. If Rockie Douglas’ probation agents in Wisconsin had known he’d been charged with multiple crimes in Illinois, he might have been in prison Dec. 21. Instead, authorities allege, he fled police in a stolen car that barreled into an SUV in Chicago, killing an 11-year-old boy. Douglas was… Read More »

Dolan law representing the family for the boy that dies in car crash from a police chase.

The Chicago Police Department of recklessly initiated a car chase that led to a crash on the South Side that killed an 11-year-old boy days before Christmas, a lawsuit filed Monday by the boy’s family claims. The suit filed in Cook County Circuit Court alleges officers disregarded public safety on Dec. 21 as they chased… Read More »

2nd former Chicago State employee files whistleblower lawsuit.

A second former employee of Chicago State University has filed a lawsuit against the public institution claiming he was fired in retaliation for reporting alleged misconduct by the school’s president. The whistleblower lawsuit brought by Glenn Meeks, the university’s former chief financial officer, comes just weeks after the university lost another wrongful termination case and… Read More »

Ill. Supreme Court issues critical report on Cook Co. court system.

The Illinois Supreme Court released a critical and unprecedented report Friday into how Cook County’s court system handles criminal suspects, pointing to a lack of leadership and basic understanding of certain court services that has contributed to defendants unnecessarily awaiting trial behind bars. The audit comes as Cook County Circuit Court Chief Judge Timothy Evans… Read More »

Eavesdropping law unconstitutional, Illinois Supreme Court rules.

AP) — The Illinois Supreme Court on Thursday declared one of the nation’s toughest eavesdropping laws unconstitutional, which will likely force state legislators to overhaul the privacy legislation. The 1961 Illinois Eavesdropping Act, which made it a felony for someone to record a conversation unless all parties involved agreed, violates free speech and due process… Read More »

GM CEO says only learned of defective cars in late January

* CEO says she is “very sorry for the loss of life” * Barra knew of Cobalt review in late Dec. but lacked details * Replacement switches available April, enough to fix all cars by Oct * Barra prepared to testify before Congress * GM names new vehicle safety chief, responsible for recalls DETROIT, March… Read More »

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312-676-7600