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Recent Articles by CDLB staff
News staying online does not create new libel claims, panel holds
Two media outlets did not libel a nonprofit organization by refusing to remove articles containing allegedly defamatory statements about the organization from their websites, a federal appeals court held Thursday.
Cummings confirmed to Chicago federal trial bench
The U.S. Senate confirmed U.S. Magistrate Judge Jeffrey I. Cummings in a 52-46 vote Tuesday to serve on the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois as an Article III judge.
Court upholds state’s authority to nix fraud suit
The State of Illinois had unfettered discretion to dismiss a qui tam action filed under the Illinois False Claims Act, a state appellate panel held.
Claim of anti-male bias in university’s Title IX inquiry rejected
A student who alleges Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science conducted a biased investigation into a sexual assault complaint made against him does not have a case for sex discrimination, a federal judge held.
Expert witness isn’t needed for pain claim, appellate panel rules
A woman does not need expert testimony to pursue a claim that a dentist’s alleged negligence in her post-operative care caused pain and suffering, a state appellate panel held.
Vaccination inquiry by employer does not violate ADA, judge holds
United Airlines Inc. did not violate the Americans with Disabilities Act by asking an employee if he had received a COVID-19 vaccine, a federal judge held Tuesday.
Antitrust challenges to McDonald’s ‘no-poaching’ rule reinstated
A federal appeals court revived two lawsuits accusing McDonald’s USA LLC of violating antitrust law by enforcing a “no-poaching” rule that prevented employees from moving from a job at one franchise to a higher-paying position at another.
ARDC panel advises sanction over settlement demand threat
A lawyer should be suspended for one year for making false statements and threatening a third party in a settlement demand letter, according to an Illinois Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission hearing board.