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  • June 29, 2023 4:51 PM | Anonymous

    By: John Dodge

    Based on all of the amateur shows exploding over the holiday every year, one might mistakenly think the answer is "yes."

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  • June 28, 2023 7:06 PM | Anonymous

    By: Matt Masterson

    A former ethics officer with the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office has been nominated to become Chicago’s first female top federal prosecutor, President Joe Biden announced during his visit to the city Wednesday.

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  • June 21, 2023 2:23 PM | Anonymous

    By: Danny Connolly

    A new law signed by Governor J.B. Pritzker earlier this month is trying to curb bullying at Illinois schools. One part of the law requires schools to report bullying incidents to parents within 24 hours of the school learning about it.

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  • June 18, 2023 5:39 PM | Anonymous

    By:  Ray Prather,  J.D., CPA, CFF

    On July 23, 2021, Gov. Pritzker signed Public Act 102-0160 amending the Illinois Notary Public Act. The amendments permanently allow notary publics to perform remote notarial acts, bring electronic notary publics to Illinois, and add education and journal requirements for notary publics. On June 5, 2023, the Illinois Secretary of State’s Office (IL SOS) adopted administrative rules (Rules) that make Public Act 102-0160 effective and provide guidance for Illinois notaries moving forward. 

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  • June 13, 2023 12:00 AM | Anonymous

    By: Erin Heffernan

    ST. LOUIS — Victims of a former Kirkwood family law attorney who falsified dozens of court documents confronted the lawyer on Monday and recounted the “nightmare” he imposed on clients.

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  • June 12, 2023 6:19 PM | Anonymous

    By: Charlie Wojciechowski

    Under the bill, Illinois would not authorize state grants to libraries that do not endorse the American Library Association’s Library Bill of Rights or otherwise promise not to take from the shelves books already in their collections.

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  • June 11, 2023 7:06 PM | Anonymous

    By: Sean Beeghly

    Illinois Governor JB Pritzker signed two bills on Friday safeguarding LGBTQ+ rights in the state.

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  • June 08, 2023 4:59 PM | Anonymous

    By: Sara Merken

    A New York lawyer on Thursday asked a Manhattan federal judge not to sanction him after he included made-up case citations generated by an artificial intelligence chatbot in a legal brief.

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  • June 08, 2023 4:58 PM | Anonymous

    By: Madeline Buckley

    A former Cook County judge has been accused in an attorney discipline complaint of taking nearly $250,000 from the bank accounts of a 95-year-old man she was tasked with assisting financially and using the funds for her own purposes, including buying cryptocurrency.

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  • June 05, 2023 12:00 AM | Anonymous

    By: Caroline Kubzansky

    An off-duty Chicago police sergeant went “rogue” in allegedly tackling a Park Ridge young teen and pinning him to a sidewalk, Cook County prosecutors argued in court Monday.

    But an attorney for former Sergeant Michael Vitellaro characterized the case as a “Kim Foxx special,” referencing the Cook County state’s attorney, who some police officers have seen as overzealous in holding law enforcement to account. The attorney insisted the case did not belong in criminal court and argued the sergeant had acted according to his law enforcement training when he believed he saw a crime taking place.

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