A detainee who took a prison caseworker hostage at knifepoint does not have a claim of excessive force against an officer who helped rescue the victim, a federal judge held.
Eugene I. Pavalon, a founder of plaintiff’s firm Pavalon & Gifford, died May 26 at age 87.
A 31-year-old Pilsen man who set fire to a police car on North State Street is the fifth person to face federal charges following violence and vandalism in the city this past weekend, the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Chicago announced Tuesday.
Illinois Comptroller Susana Mendoza hired Debjani D. Desai earlier this month as her office’s general counsel.
Earning a J.D. was an early goal for Illinois Deputy Gov. Christian L. Mitchell, who completed law school last month.