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  • February 16, 2023 12:00 AM | Anonymous

    By: Epstein Becker & Green

    The Supreme Court partially reversed the Appellate Court and found that the five-year catch-all applies to all subsections. Even though the Supreme Court acknowledged that subsections 15(c) and 15(d) involve “publication,” such that the one-year statute of limitations could be applied, it refused to do so in favor of a unified approach. 

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  • February 13, 2023 11:36 AM | Anonymous

    By: Ryan King

    For the first time, "Lift Every Voice and Sing," also known as the black national anthem, was performed live on-field during the Super Bowl on Sunday by Sheryl Lee Ralph.

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  • February 13, 2023 12:00 AM | Anonymous

    By: Franczel, P.C.

    On February 2, 2023, the Illinois Supreme Court laid to rest the longstanding question of whether the statute of limitations for BIPA claims is one year or five years, holding that the five-year “catchall” limit set in Section 13-205 for all civil actions that do not contain a specific statute of limitations applies to all BIPA claims.

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  • February 12, 2023 4:29 PM | Anonymous

    By: Matt Stefanski

    As part of its investigation, Park Forest police reviewed the driver's Illinois Secretary of State records and discovered the individual's Commercial Driver's License and School Bus Driver endorsement had been canceled on Jan. 8, because the driver failed to provide medical exam documents, according to authorities.

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  • February 10, 2023 12:00 AM | Anonymous
    By: Emily Wagster Pettus

    A relative of Emmett Till is suing to try to make a Mississippi sheriff serve a 1955 arrest warrant on a white woman in the kidnapping that led to the Black teenager’s brutal lynching.

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  • February 04, 2023 12:00 AM | Anonymous

    By: Capt. Nancy Drapeza

    “Training firsthand in a situation where you can see your errors is very valuable,” said Sgt. David Lange. “I feel very much like the backbone of the legal professional here. The lawyers and judges can argue and deliberate all day long, but nothing happens without the paralegal. It’s an important role, especially when you see your projects come together.”

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  • February 03, 2023 2:09 PM | Anonymous

    By: Peter Kasperowicz

    "We have the absolute legal right to take it down," said Cully Stimson, a 30-year veteran of the Navy Judge Advocate General’s Corps and a senior legal fellow and manager of the National Security Law Program at the Heritage Foundation.

    "From a rules-of-engagement standpoint, we have the absolute legal authority under domestic and international law to take this down," he added. "We’re legally on very, very solid ground."

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  • February 02, 2023 10:07 PM | Anonymous

    By: Associated Press

    A federal appeals court ruled Thursday that the government can’t stop people who have domestic violence restraining orders against them from owning guns — the latest domino to fall after the U.S. Supreme Court’s conservative majority set new standards for reviewing the nation’s gun laws.

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  • February 02, 2023 3:25 PM | Anonymous

    By: Marilyn Parker

    For now, jury selection is still scheduled to begin Monday in the murder trial of Aiden Fucci, the teen accused of killing 13-year-old Tristyn Bailey.

    Circuit Judge Lee Smith on Wednesday denied a motion filed earlier in the day by Fucci’s defense attorney, asking for a delay of his trial and saying she is appealing the judge’s order for a six-member jury to the Fifth District Court of Appeal.

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  • February 02, 2023 1:09 PM | Anonymous

    By: Martin Slagter

    The couple and their family face deportation after an “11th-hour” green card denial by the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services. Fernandes attributes their pending exit from the U.S. back to Canada to a mistake of his attorney, who later wrote a letter on Fernandes’ behalf admitting fault for the lack of communication that led to the denial of his application permanent residency.

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