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Recent Articles by CDLB staff
Search process is open for Cook Co. public defender
Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle is accepting nominations for the position of Cook County public defender — though the incumbent is seeking a new term.
Court: Community colleges can’t replace tenured faculty with adjuncts
Illinois community colleges can’t lay off tenured faculty and hire adjuncts to teach their former courses, the Illinois Supreme Court ruled earlier this month.
Mierzwa named president of Law Bulletin Media
Law Bulletin Media announced today that it has appointed Peter V. Mierzwa as president.
$3.9M for O’Hare worker in truck rollover
A truck driver who was injured when the dump truck he was operating flipped onto its driver’s side has settled his lawsuit with all but one of the defendants for more than $3.9 million.
VA officer gets new chance to pursue bias case
A federal appeals court revived a lawsuit filed by a police officer who alleges he was the target of discrimination and retaliation at a veteran’s hospital.
$4.5M settlement for Wis. bus crash
An Illinois man reached a $4.5 million settlement for a school bus crash in southern Wisconsin, setting a new personal-injury record for Walworth County, Wis.
Jessie M. Molloy
Bill adds 9% prejudgment interest to injury suits
Around 3 a.m. Wednesday, Illinois lawmakers passed a bill that will add prejudgment interest to personal injury lawsuits.
High court highlights: The January docket
The Illinois Supreme Court returns for its January 2021 term this week, with two new justices but a now-familiar pandemic.