The U.S. Justice Department is telling the U.S. Supreme Court the City of Chicago has a right to retain cars confiscated over unpaid parking tickets, from car owners who file bankruptcy, without the city having to line up as another creditor in bankruptcy court.
The judge says, since the owners made their purchases at resorts in other states, Chicago courts aren't the right forum to press their lawsuits claiming Wyndham's program doesn't live up to its sales presentations.
A Chicago federal judge has clipped the wings of a putative class action against United Airlines, which alleged physically or mentally impaired workers were not allowed to take less demanding jobs, saying such workers may have a case, but individually, not as a class.
Panel determines private 'consultants' don't have standing. The judges said the patients weren't harmed by the state's delay in processing caregivers' paychecks and would gain nothing from the lawsuit.
A federal judge has ordered Cook County Clerk Karen Yarbrough to hand over more documents related to allegations she packed her office with politically-connected workers, but refused to sanction Yarbrough for what a political watchdog claimed is her effort to hide her alleged shenanigans.