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Judge rules female student can move forward with suit against HarperCollins over sexual assault book

A federal judge in Chicago has ruled that a graduate student can move forward with her suit against HarperCollins LLC and a Northwestern University professor over a book on Title IX and sexual assault.

Judge nixes nationwide class-action claims in junk fax suit against Cirque du Soleil

Applying a new standard set by the U.S. Supreme Court, a Chicago federal judge has ruled that a junk fax suit against Cirque du Soleil can continue, but limited the class action claims only to Illinois residents.

Illinois appeals panel reverses dismissal of woman's suit over trip-and-fall in Winnetka parking garage

A state appeals panel has reversed a ruling over whether a woman can continue her suit against the village of Winnetka for injuries she said she suffered after tripping in a village-owned parking garage.