While stressing the ruling has nothing to do with the question of which side will ultimately win the fight over whether the Obama Presidential Center will be built in Jackson Park, a federal judge will allow that fight to continue to play out in court.
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With the fate of the legal challenge to the Obama Presidential Center's Jackson Park proposal at stake, scholars and others have field briefs, either lauding the benefits of the museum plan, or arguing the project demands more scrutiny, particularly given the cozy relationship between Obama and Chicago city officials, including Mayor Rahm Emanuel.
Ex-U of Chicago student lawsuit: School discriminated, denied him chance to defend vs 'false' rape claims
A male former University of Chicago student is suing the school and a female student, saying his life was “shattered” a few days before he was to graduate last June, when the school, in an alleged act of gender discrimination, expelled him, over a rape accusation he says is false.
The Trump administration may push back—if it can—an Obama-era National Labor Relations Board decision that gave U.S. college and university graduate student workers the right to organize, which has been embraced by major unions.
Urban Education Institute, others allegedly let Woodlawn School security guard throw student to ground
A woman is suing Urban Education Institute, the University of Chicago Charter School Corporation, the University of Chicago, Allied Universal Security Service and a security guard at Woodlawn School for alleged negligence.
For now, a Chicago federal judge has permitted a onetime student's suit to proceed against the University of Chicago, saying, while the student must furnish a more full explanation, he has squeaked out a plausible case a school official encouraged retaliation against him for complaining about sexual assault allegations.
U of Chicago professor: IL Zero Emissions Credit Exelon bailout 'short-sighted,' despite challenge dismissal
Following the dismissal of lawsuits brought against the State of Illinois by power generators and electricity consumers who claimed the Future Energy Jobs Act deceptively supplies markets in favor of energy company Exelon, Steve Cicala, an assistant professor at the University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy, says the state's policy is short-sighted and will be problematic for taxpayers.
Budget won't pull IL out of financial straits; Residents can 'look forward' to more taxes, U of C prof says
Illinois ended its two-year budget hiatus earlier this month, but the state's financial plan still lacks the essentials needed to sustain it over the long term, according to a University of Chicago professor.
Man suing U of Chicago for 'anti-male' assault policies settles with female accuser, keeps suing school
A University of Chicago student suing the school over anti-male bias built into its sexual assault investigation system is continuing his lawsuit against the school, in which he is demanding $1.35 million, even though the school purportedly dropped its disciplinary action against him, and after he settled with a female student who allegedly triggered the disciplinary action by accusing him of sexual assault.
A father is suing Bakhtiar Yamini, M.D., and The University of Chicago Medical Center, alleging medical negligence.
A Cook County woman claims her left arm was amputated because of improper surgical procedures.
University of Chicago Medical Center accused of negligence in connection with patient death; case withdrawn by plaintiff
An administrator of a deceased man's estate has filed a wrongful death suit against the University of Chicago Medical Center, alleging negligence in medical care.
Two parents have filed a lawsuit alleging that their daughter did not receive proper nutrition while hospitalized.
A man is suing the University of Chicago Medical Center, alleging that the hospital didn't provide enough warning of problems with an outdoor metal staircase, leading him to fall through and be injured while working at the site.
A University of Chicago student has sued the school, arguing its sexual assault investigation system has created a "hostile environment against males," which has violated his constitutional rights and potentially those of other male students.
Terror attack victims will not be allowed to seize ancient Persian artifacts, will need to seek other remedy
In a rare case, a museum collection will not be used to satisfy a judgment against another nation - in this case, the country of Iran, which has been accused of having sponsored a 1997 terrorist attack in Jerusalem in which eight Americans were injured.
Atlanta, Ga.-based manager of college apartment buildings Peak Campus Management could face a nationwide class action, after an Illinois man accused the company of sending him and potentially thousands of others marketing text messages, allegedly in violation of a federal law governing how and when companies can contact potential customers on their mobile phones.
Members of the U.S. women’s national soccer team are mounting a campaign on the field and under the law to secure pay equivalent to their male counterparts. And since the men's and women's players work for the same parent organization, the women may have a case, a local economics professor and former litigator said - and may make it harder for other female athletes to follow.
CHICAGO — A patient is suing The University of Chicago Medical Center d/b/a The University of Chicago Medicine, a hospital, alleging negligence and insufficient measures taken to prevent injuries.
CHICAGO — An administrator of a deceased woman's estate is suing The University of Chicago Medical Center, d/b/a University of Chicago Hospital, and Symphony South Shore, LLC, d/b/a Symphony of South Shore and the Renaissance at South Shore, Inc., d/b/a Renaissance at South Shore, alleging negligence and insufficient measures taken to prevent injuries.