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New federal judge Seeger assigned to preside over sex harassment retaliation suit vs Madigan, IL Dems
Chicago’s newest federal judge will preside over the sexual harassment retaliation case vs Illinois' powerful House Speaker Michael Madigan
Judge junks tow company's suit vs politically-connected Cicero town attorney, who is divorcing tow owner's daughter
A Cook County judge has dismissed a lawsuit by a Cicero tow truck operator against Cicero's politically-connected town lawyer, which accused the lawyer of sabotaging the tow operator's contract with the town of Cicero, when the tow company owner's daughter filed for divorce from the lawyer.
Democratic donor Hull asks to limit deposition to thwart political fishing expedition by Madigan lawyers
A former Democratic candidate for the U.S. Senate seat ultimately captured by Barack Obama has asked a federal judge to block lawyers for Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan from using a forthcoming deposition as a fishing expedition to dig up political intelligence on potential political opponents of the powerful chairman of the state Democratic Party.
A Chicago federal judge has refused to allow attorneys for a failed primary challenger to Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan the chance to obtain a copy of a 2014 inspector general’s report detailing the ways Madigan wields clout and influence in Illinois, saying the contents of the report would be of no value to the ex-candidate’s lawsuit accusing Madigan of pulling strings and using underhanded tactics to undercut his candidacy.
IL Dems ask to be cut from sex harassment suit from woman who claims Madigan, others didn't protect her
Asking a federal judge to dismiss it from a lawsuit brought by a former campaign worker against several political organizations connected to Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan, the Democratic Party of Illinois said it isn't liable for sexual harassment the woman said she suffered at the hands of a Madigan aide.