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ARDC report shows lowest grievance total since 1988

The Illinois Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission (ARDC) recently released its 2016 annual report, which shows the fewest number of grievances since 1988.

Illinois unclaimed property rules for gift cards, other securities, could soon change

A proposed new law could change the rules in Illinois concerning unclaimed property - and particularly, unclaimed gift cards and unclaimed property from business-to-business transactions, both of which may no longer be exempt from reverting to the state.

7th Circ. LGBT Title VII sex discrimination decision puts employers on notice; SCOTUS to ultimately decide

In the wake of a recent decision by a federal appeals court in Chicago, employers will no longer be able to necessarily be able to seek refuge in existing federal civil rights law against discrimination claims brought by gay, lesbian or transgendered employees, as the federal appeals judges said federal prohibitions against sex discrimination should be stretched to include those who fall under the LGBT banner, upsetting decades of established precedent on that question.