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Appeals panel upholds jury's decision backing U of Chicago cop fired over infiltration of student protest

By Scott Holland | Jun 24, 2019

A state appeals panel has upheld a jury verdict in favor of a former University of Chicago Police officer who sued the school after being disciplined in the wake of a UCPD detective infiltrating an on-campus student protest.

Sheriff's deputies disciplined over misconduct charges given new chance to argue Sheriff's discipline board illegal

By Scott Holland | Jun 21, 2019

An Illinois appeals court has determined a group of Cook County Sheriff’s deputies can resume their lawsuit over claims their professional discipline was improper because the Sheriff’s Merit Board was illegally constituted.

IL Supreme Court douses class action vs Walgreens for charging Chicago bottled water tax on more than bottled water

By Jonathan Bilyk | Jun 20, 2019

llinois’ highest state court has bottled up a class action vs Walgreens, as justices said a man can’t claim the retail pharmacy chain defrauded him by charging Chicago's bottled water tax on his Perrier and LaCroix.

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