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Sparking a sharp debate in the Illinois Appellate Court on whether allegedly defamatory statements that the Better Business Bureau of Central Illinois made about Perfect Choice Exteriors qualified for First Amendment protection as opinions that did not imply or assert any disprovable facts, Perfect Choice appealed from an order that granted BBB’s motion to dismiss.
Letter to the Editor
Chicago Appleseed Fund for Justice and Chicago Council of Lawyers are deeply disappointed by Gov. Bruce Rauner’s move to reinstate capital punishment in Illinois.
The citizens of Illinois have important decisions to make this fall. The governor’s race and state and federal elections have put Illinois and its residents under a national spotlight.
Whether your view of artificial intelligence is shaped by “2001: A Space Odyssey,” “The Terminator” or “Westworld,” there is little doubt that the imagination of earlier eras is rapidly becoming reality.
See if you know what happened on this day in Legal History with Karen Conti.
Today’s case is an appeal from a $1 million defamation verdict in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana for a doctor who sued CVS Pharmacy Inc. after a pharmacy employee claimed the doctor ran a “pill mill” that indiscriminately prescribed opioid medications.
Beyond the Playing Field
Skechers USA filed a complaint against Adidas in the U.S. District Court of Central California earlier this month for unfair competition and false advertising.
Nearly one hundred years ago, the Chicago White Sox were embroiled in one of the largest gambling scandals in the history of professional sport.
The Power of Lifting
Chicago and the suburbs offer millions of square feet of an outdoor gym during the spring and summer.
The originalists, a word that came into the legal dialogue in the 1980s, are those who favor an interpretation of the constitution based upon the original words and intent of the founding fathers.
There’s no way to spoil the ending of “Book Club,” the chick-of-a-certain-age flick starring Jane Fonda, Candice Bergen, Diane Keaton and Mary Steenburgen as members of a book club that’s met monthly for 40 years.
The documentary “RBG,” by filmmakers Julie Cohen and Betsy West, is a cinematic coming-out party for the Brooklyn-born, bantamweight Supreme Court justice, Ruth Bader Ginsburg — known by masses of adoring millennials as the Notorious R.B.G.