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  • May 02, 2023 4:15 AM | Anonymous

    By: Stephen Joyce and Skye Witley

    The number of lawsuits in Illinois circuit courts alleging violations of the 2008 Biometric Information Protection Act jumped 65%, to 122 cases, during the two months following the Feb. 17 Cothron v. White Castle System Inc. decision, according to a Bloomberg Law analysis of dockets through April 17.

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  • May 01, 2023 12:00 AM | Anonymous

    By: Glenn Minnis

    All Cook County judges and court employees will be required to at their "regularly assigned workspace" for the vast majority of their time on the job beginning in mid-May.

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  • April 26, 2023 12:00 AM | Anonymous

    By: Abraham Jewett

    Amazon fails to obtain the required informed consent before collecting, storing and disseminating biometric identifiers obtained from its Amazon Flex users, a new class action lawsuit alleges.

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  • April 20, 2023 10:19 AM | Anonymous

    By: Jeff Arnold

    Facebook users across the state could be in line for another payout later this year after a $725 million class-action suit against the social media platform was brought against the company for providing personal information to third parties without permission.

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  • April 12, 2023 4:02 PM | Anonymous

    By: Nika Schoonver

    Measures would further decriminalize use of substance after its 2020 legalization

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  • April 12, 2023 1:42 PM | Anonymous

    By: Associated Press

    Embattled electronic cigarette-maker Juul Labs Inc. will pay $462 million to six states and the District of Columbia, marking the largest settlement the company has reached so far for its role in the youth vaping surge, New York Attorney General Letitia James said Wednesday.

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  • April 10, 2023 2:29 PM | Anonymous

    By: Jack Baudoin

    The company had to shut down for two weeks last year after consumer complaints, according to WBBM. It was allowed to continue operations after settling with Illinois Secretary of State Alexi Giannoulias’ office.

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  • April 06, 2023 4:25 PM | Anonymous

    By: Robert Iafolla

    The Illinois Supreme Court has virtually shut the door on unionized workers’ lawsuits for alleged violations of a plaintiff-friendly state biometric privacy law, even as it set up messy proceedings when those workers try to bring claims in arbitration.

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  • April 05, 2023 12:00 AM | Anonymous

    By: Scott Holland

    A federal judge has ruled in favor of advocates seeking to force the city of Chicago to install potentially costly new equipment to upgrade street crossings to increase safety for pedestrians with limited vision.

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  • March 31, 2023 1:38 PM | Anonymous

    By: John Clark

    The Illinois Senate passed a bill Friday that would limit the ability of pro-life advocates to convince women to seek alternatives to abortion.

    Senate Bill 1909 prohibits pregnancy crisis centers from using “deceptive practices” to discourage women from getting an abortion.

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