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Split IL Sup. Ct.: No quick escape for man facing 'unprecedented' criminal charges for violating licensing regs

By Dan Churney | Feb 27, 2019

A split Illinois Supreme Court has given the green light to downstate prosecutors to proceed with pressing a criminal case against a man charged with violating a state licensing law governing the business of timber buying, even though the court's dissenting members noted the supposed criminal charges may not exist in the state law cited by prosecutors.

Appeals court: Sellers can't enforce covenant restrictions on land after selling to forest preserve district

By Dan Churney | Jul 18, 2018

An appeals panel has affirmed a lower court’s decision the sellers of land to a west suburban forest preserve district gave up their rights to enforce a covenant to block ComEd from stringing power lines across that land, when they granted the Illinois Department of Natural Resources power to override covenant restrictions.

Cook County assessor accused of improperly assessing taxes for couple who qualified for IDNR freeze

By Louie Torres | Mar 21, 2018

A couple has sued Cook County, Cook County Assessor Joseph Berrios and Cook County Treasurer Maria Pappas for allegedly failing to properly assess their property for tax purposes.

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