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Recent Articles by CDLB staff
IBF adapts marquee events to fit 2020
The Illinois Bar Foundation hosted a series of online fundraising events last week in lieu of its annual black-tie gala to keep up its charitable work during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Jessie M. Molloy
Unlawful detention suit gets new trial
A federal judge threw out a $750,000 jury award to a man who alleged Chicago police fabricated evidence that led to his arrest and detention for armed robbery and murder.
$409K awarded for fall on greasy stairs
A Kane County judge awarded more than $400,000 to a delivery worker who slipped down a staircase and fractured his right leg.
Moody Bible Institute not shielded from sex-discrimination suit
Constitutional and statutory provisions protecting religious liberty do not shield Moody Bible Institute from a fired teacher’s sex-discrimination lawsuit, a federal judge held.
Engineering firm must face suit over condo property report
A Schaumburg condo association can continue with its negligent-misrepresentation lawsuit against an engineering firm, a state appeals panel ruled last month.
Facing sanction, Araujo resigns seat
Facing sanctions by the Illinois Courts Commission for courthouse sexual harassment, Cook County Circuit Judge Mauricio Araujo told the Supreme Court on Thursday he would resign next week.
Fed Bar proud of work during pandemic
While the COVID-19 pandemic has driven many people apart, Morgan R. Hirst of Jones Day said it has brought some members of the bench and bar closer.
Deno named Judicial Inquiry Board exec
The Judicial Inquiry Board named Michael Deno, a career Cook County prosecutor, as its new executive director this month.