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Jun 11, 2018
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Jun 7, 2018
llinois lawmakers this week introduced a set of legislative proposals and began planning hearings in response to the Chicago Public Schools sexual abuse scandal. A bill proposal filed Tuesday listed child protection shortfalls highlighted in a Tribune investigative series and outlined more than a dozen changes to state law. Those...
Jun 6, 2018
Beth Thomas’ federal complaint against the city of Blue Island and Detective Michael Cornell accuses the officer of engaging in a cover-up that included misrepresenting the results of an alibi witness’ polygraph examination during the investigation of a hit-and-run accident that killed her 11-year-old son, Robert...
Jun 4, 2018
Police departments in several cities with large Hispanic populations, including Los Angeles, Denver and San Diego, experienced a decline in reports of domestic violence and sexual assault in their Hispanic communities. In Houston, Latino domestic violence reports went down even as the city’s Hispanic community, now 44 percent of the...
Jun 4, 2018
Harvey Weinstein’s legal problems multiplied on Friday as three women filed a lawsuit in federal court, accusing him of using his power as a movie producer to lure them into hotel rooms where he sexually assaulted...
May 29, 2018
Dara Khosrowshahi, CEO of the ride-hailing company, last month said an emergency button that connected riders directly with police via 911 would soon be added to Uber’s mobile app. That button is now incorporated within the app so riders can quickly call police for help in an emergency. An additional...
May 23, 2018
Five women filed lawsuits on Monday against the University of Southern California, alleging the school’s former gynecologist had sexually abused them during medical examinations and that the university failed to protect students. The lawsuits represent the first legal salvos in the case — more suits are expected to be filed...
May 16, 2018
Dolan Law proudly supports this year’s “Celebration of Courage” gala. It is being held for the first time at the Chicago History Museum, June 7, 2018 from 6-9 p.m. Karen Munoz has been a DVLC board member since 2016. DVLC provides free civil legal assistance to victims of domestic violence....
May 14, 2018
The members of the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association fight to ensure all citizens get equal footing in the courtroom, even when taking on the most powerful interests. Mr. Dolan’s appointment will become effective on June 8, 2018 at the ITLA Board of Managers...
Apr 30, 2018
The American Board of Trial Advocates (“ABOTA”), an invitation-only organization that works to advance the jury system, is dedicated to preserving and promoting the civil jury trial right provided by the Seventh Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. ABOTA works to uphold the jury system by educating the American public about...