Daily Legal News Archive

Thursday, December 8, 2016

Jimmy John’s agrees to pay $100K in noncompete lawsuit

Jimmy John’s has agreed to settle a lawsuit with the office of Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan over its use of noncompete agreements, Madigan’s office announced Wednesday.
From: WTTW

Anti-abortion medical providers: Rights violated if required to hand out abortion information

An attorney for a Rockford pregnancy care center and a host of Downers Grove medical centers argued in a Winnebago County courtroom that an amendment to state law will serve as "a sword" should they be forced to hand out information about abortion services.
From: Rockford Register Star

Judge temporarily blocks Rauner from imposing contract terms

A judge in southern Illinois issued a temporary restraining order to keep Gov. Bruce Rauner's administration from imposing contract terms onto state workers.
From: QCOnline

Expanding Illinois' problem-solving courts

The Illinois Supreme Court's new certification process helps keep all problem-solving courts on the same page “to ensure uniformity, consistency and compliance with what are called evidence-based practices,” according Second Appellate Court Justice Kathryn Zenoff, chair of the high court's Committee for Justice and Mental Health Planning.
From: Alton Daily News

Source: Milhiser could be next U.S. attorney

Sangamon County state’s attorney John Milhiser could be in the running to become U.S. attorney for the Central District of Illinois, a source says.
From: Illinois Times

Kramer new chief judge

Michael Kramer, a veteran Kankakee County judge who earlier this year was appointed to circuit judge, was unanimously appointed on Monday by his colleagues on the bench to be the chief judge of the 21st Judicial Circuit, which includes Kankakee and Iroquois counties.
From: Daily Journal