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Recent Articles by CDLB staff
Kennedy brought legal talent, humor and mentorship to Segal McCambridge
Jason L. Kennedy, a career attorney with Segal McCambridge Singer & Mahoney, died earlier this month at age 50.
7th Circuit: Congregation limits don’t violate religious freedom
Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s caps on religious group gatherings in executive orders this spring did not violate the First Amendment, a federal appeals panel ruled Tuesday.
Serving country, constituents and clients
In the Illinois General Assembly, a 38-member class of state legislators also practice as attorneys. Sens. Paul M. Schimpf, Michael E. Hastings and Jason A. Barickman hold rank as the only lawmakers with both a J.D. and a military I.D.
Timothy Eggert and Sarah Mansur
SCOTUS won’t wade into crowd limits spat
Illinois Republicans canceled a Fourth of July picnic after U.S. Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh rejected their emergency request for an injunction lifting limits on crowd size.
7th Circuit hears arguments over worship size limits
A federal appeals panel on Friday questioned whether Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s since-withdrawn restriction on in-person religious gatherings justifies a temporary injunction preventing him from re-instating it.
Ill. GOP loses federal bid to enjoin crowd limits for the Fourth
A federal judge Thursday rejected the Illinois Republican Party’ request to bar Gov. J.B. Pritzker from enforcing limits on crowd size against political parties in the months leading up to the November general election.
Judge approves deposition of 8-year-old in civil rights suit
A boy who made conflicting statements about a police search of his home must sit for a deposition in a civil rights lawsuit his parents filed, a federal judge held.
7th Circuit: Posing as DEA agent still illegal when goal is romance
Jeremy C. Wade’s trial attorney described him as “a hopeless romantic.” But the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has another label for the Wisconsin man: criminal.