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Recent Articles by CDLB staff
Gay man loses bid to avoid deportation to Jamaica
A gay man failed to show he likely would be persecuted based on his sexual orientation if he is deported to his native Jamaica, a federal appeals court held.
Case can proceed against Walgreens in infant’s fatal prescription overdose
An Illinois appellate court ruled that a case can proceed in which an infant died after an overdose from a prescription dispensed as pre-filled syringes by Walgreens pharmacy.
Justice Brett Kavanaugh tests positive for COVID, has no symptoms
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court says Justice Brett Kavanaugh has tested positive for COVID-19.
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Injury suit against Cubs advances
A state appellate panel upheld a denial of the Chicago Cubs’ motion to dismiss a lawsuit by an Associated Press photographer injured at Wrigley Field in a non-precedential Rule 23 opinion.
$3M approved in jail dental-care suit
The Cook County Board Finance Committee approved a $3 million settlement Wednesday in a federal class-action lawsuit over delayed dental treatment at the county jail, as similar litigation continues in another case.
Court Clerk restores some web functions
The Clerk of the Circuit Court of Cook County’s website restored several key functions Wednesday after nearly a month-long outage caused by security threats, according to a news release.
Law Bulletin staff
Federal court upholds Wisconsin treatment center’s restriction on video games
A Wisconsin facility for sexually violent persons did not violate a patient’s right to free speech by barring him from obtaining his own video games and gaming system, a federal appeals court held.
Workers’ comp, airline deregulation laws ruled no bar to BIPA claims
Claims alleging violations of the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act do not infringe on territory already occupied by other statutes, U.S. District Judge Matthew F. Kennelly of the Northern District of Illinois held.