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Sheriff's deputies disciplined over misconduct charges given new chance to argue Sheriff's discipline board illegal
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.
The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat has sued its a former IT manager, saying he created a "back door" to their website, and then used it to destroy the company's online presence after he left the organization.
Jury to decide if FDA would have blocked Merck from revising Januvia label over cancer risk: Appeals panel
A pharmaceutical company facing lawsuits over whether its diabetes drug may have caused pancreatic cancer will need to let a jury decide whether federal regulators would have prevented the drugmaker from revising the medication’s warning label to specifically mention a risk of developing that cancer.
Sheriff seeks to throw out officers' Cook County court suit over Merit Board's makeup, says Board is now legit
Even as he seeks to dismiss a similar case in Chicago's federal court, Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart is also aiming to pop a lawsuit in Cook County Circuit Court in which seven sheriff's officers have asked for their disciplinary cases to be tossed because the sheriff's disciplinary board was improperly seated. The sheriff contends the board is now properly constituted and at any rate, the previously improper panel never disciplined the officers, much less even heard the officer's cases, he has asserted.
Sheriff: Pull plug on class action from 'dishonest, incompetent' suspended officers, or place public at risk
While the board that reviews and fires Cook County sheriff’s officers accused of misconduct was illegally constituted, Cook County’s sheriff has asked a federal judge to shy away from letting about 230 suspended sheriff’s deputies and correctional officers continue with a lawsuit over the issue, warning granting the reinstatement “with back pay” sought by the fired officers would place the public at risk.