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What's ahead for Smollett? Next steps could include civil lawsuits, questions over Foxx recusal

By Jonathan Bilyk | Mar 27, 2019

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.

State alleges Chicago lawyer used false excuse of stomach cancer to stall cases

By Dan Churney | Mar 1, 2019

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.

Seven lawyers disbarred, 10 others suspended by Illinois Supreme Court in January

By Cook County Record | Feb 1, 2019

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.

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