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People protest outside the Supreme Court in Washington on Friday. The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday will take up the Trump administration’s plan to end legal protections that shield nearly 700,000 immigrants from deportation, in a case with strong political overtones amid the 2020 presidential election campaign. – AP Photo/Susan Walsh

With DACA before SCOTUS, all eyes on Roberts

The U.S. Supreme Court is taking up the Trump administration’s plan to end legal protections that shield 660,000 immigrants from deportation, a case with strong political overtones amid the 2020 presidential election campaign.
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Judge grants USWNT class status in discrimination lawsuit

The U.S. women’s national team has been granted class status in its lawsuit against U.S. Soccer that alleges gender discrimination in compensation and working conditions.
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Karmeier reflects on the ‘privilege’ he has serving on high court

Lloyd A. Karmeier is the third Illinois Supreme Court justice from Nashville, Ill., home to about 3,200 people two hours south of Springfield.

Illinois high court will examine Jardines’ extent in dog sniff case

SPRINGFIELD — This week, the state’s high court will review the question of whether a police dog’s sniff from outside a motel room amounts to an unconstitutional search when drugs are found inside the room.

Jury gives $10M for cardiac incident

A Cook County jury awarded $10 million in a wrongful-death case involving a 39-year-old man who died after going into cardiac arrest.

Construction fall nets $2.1 million

The family of a carpenter who suffered a traumatic brain injury in a work-related fall has settled their lawsuit for $2.1 million.

Romanian receives another chance to pursue visa

Immigration officials failed to show that a Romanian man’s hasty and brief marriage to an American citizen was a sham, a federal judge held.

$1.8M for cyclist hit by ComEd van

A Will County cyclist who sustained a brain injury when a power-utility van hit him has settled his lawsuit for $1.8 million.
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