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Logging In: Trial lawyers, privacy advocates vow to fight rewrite of IL biometrics law, seek more like it

Jonathan Bilyk Jul. 8, 2016, 1:10pm

Privacy advocates, trial lawyers and other supporters of an Illinois biometrics privacy law fueling lawsuits around the country have pledged to fight any attempt to rewrite the 2008 law, and say they believe the law should be "mimicked around the country."

Failed state senate candidate files $1 million defamation suit vs incumbent state senator over campaign flier

Jonathan Bilyk Mar. 29, 2016, 7:12pm

Two weeks after his bid to win the Democratic nomination for the Illinois State Senate seat representing several south suburban communities ended in defeat, a Hazel Crest lawyer and local library board member has brought a defamation lawsuit against the incumbent state senator who bested him, claiming a flier allegedly distributed by the incumbent’s reelection campaign went too far.