Daily Legal News Archive

Thursday, March 30, 2017

Illinois comptroller appeals ruling ordering lawmaker pay

The Illinois comptroller has appealed a Cook County judge's ruling that state lawmakers must be paid on time despite their failure to pass a budget.
From: U.S. News & World Report

Winnebago County Chief Judge threatens legal action against County Board

Winnebago County Chief Judge Joe McGraw is threatening legal action against the County Board for failing to fund the hires of four new juvenile detention officers and a court bailiff.
From: Rockford Register Star

New York's ban on surcharges for credit card use is a regulation of speech, Supreme Court says

A law prohibiting merchants from imposing surcharges for credit card use—while allowing discounts for cash purchases—is a speech regulation that should be examined under the First Amendment, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Wednesday.
From: ABA Journal

Minors can sell alcohol in Chicago, City Council votes

Minors working at grocery stores and restaurants in Chicago will now be able to serve and sell alcohol.
From: Chicago Press Release Services