The U.S. Justice Department has jumped into an antitrust lawsuit against the National Association of Realtors, arguing a deal the association inked with the federal government years ago may not cover the claims at issue in the antitrust suit.
A federal judge has tossed discrimination claims brought by a fired female instructor at Moody Bible Institute, as the judge ruled the lawsuit was barred by Supreme Court decisions mostly shielding churches and religious schools from discrimination laws.
The U.S. Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals has determined a medical device manufacturer did not defame a former employee by including his name on a list of “compliance risks” it gave to the U.S. Justice Department as part of an investigation-ending agreement.
A Downers Grove storage and van company will not be allowed to keep its sign painted across the length of its building, a federal court affirmed Sept. 24 in finding a village sign ordinance does not violate the First Amendment.
A man arrested by Metra Police at Chicago's Ogilvie Transportation in an incident that began with a disagreement over where he could plug in his electronic devices can continue his action for false arrest, a Chicago federal judge has ruled.
CLEVELAND (Legal Newsline) – The judge overseeing nearly 2,000 opioid lawsuits must address concerns that the cases over which he is presiding are an improper power grab by plaintiffs lawyers who signed up cities and counties as clients.
The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled it is unconstitutional to require non-union state workers in Illinois to pay "fair share" fees to a union, but a Chicago federal appeals panel is considering whether a union must refund millions of dollars in fees already collected.