Competition concern flips initial ruling
During Castleton Plaza's Chapter 11 reorganization, a bankruptcy judge in southern Indiana approved a plan that would have given 100 percent ownership to Mary Clare Broadbent, the wife of the limited partnership's owner, George Broadbent, in return for $375,000 in fresh cash.
Letter to the editor: CPS fails test on school closure
The Cook County Bar Association, the oldest predominantly black bar association in the United States, opposes the Chicago Public Schools' decision to close Calhoun North School, one of 54 public schools identified by the CPS for closure this year.
Saved by invoking the savings statute
The Illinois Appellate Court has reversed a summary judgment finding based on res judicata and claims-splitting, determining neither a voluntary dismissal nor a subsequent dismissal for want of prosecution (DWP) were final orders.