In the wake of the dismissal of charges vs actor Jussie Smollett, the city could have various cards left to play to recover the costs of the investigation or even reopen the case.
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State regulators say there are enough grounds to consider action against the law license of a Chicago attorney who allegedly engaged in several acts of dishonesty, which allegedly included repeatedly delaying court proceedings with false claims that he was suffering from stomach cancer.
The Illinois Supreme Court has disbarred seven attorneys, including an ex-prosecutor who pleaded guilty to taking $21,000 from the law firm for which she worked and tax lawyer who pleaded guilty to steering clients' income tax refunds to himself, using $83,000 of the money to buy a car. The court also suspended 10 other lawyers.