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Judge lets suit continue vs casino tech biz Scientific Games over patent fraud, antitrust claims

John Sammon Sep. 19, 2017, 5:28pm

A federal judge has denied a request made by Scientific Games Corporation and its subsidiary Bally Technologies Inc. and Bally Gaming Inc. to fold up the sole remaining count in a competitor's antitrust lawsuit over casino card shuffling technology.

Bloomington abused 'pending litigation' exception in closing meeting, IL attorney general rules

John Sammon Jul. 27, 2017, 4:30am

Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan has concluded city leaders in downstate Bloomington violated the state's Open Meetings Act in discussing potential litigation in closed session when litigation was not probable or imminent.

New CFPB ruling favoring group lawsuits called bad for America

John Sammon Jul. 26, 2017, 12:13am

A new rule from the U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) that makes it easier for people to file class-action lawsuits against a bank or credit card company would make society yet more litigious, some attorneys say.

Attorney and former Western Springs board president says state, not county, should set minimum wage

John Sammon May 27, 2017, 11:22am

The outgoing president of the Western Springs Village Board said the State of Illinois, and not counties, should set policy with regard to setting a minimum wage and sick leave policy to avoid a confused hodgepodge of differing pay scales.