Daily Legal News Archive

Monday, July 13, 2020

More than 900 complaints were filed against officers between May 26 — the date of the first protest after the murder of George Floyd — and June 29.

From: 
Chicago Sun-Times

A hearing Friday in a lawsuit state Rep. Darren Bailey filed to challenge Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s executive orders could lead to a full-blown appeal.

From: 
Cities 92.9

A Woodstock man previously convicted of hitting a McHenry County sheriff's officer who he says choked him during a 2015 traffic stop will receive a new trial in October.

From: 
Northwest Herald

The Cook County state's attorney's office is launching a new online process to report allegations of criminal police misconduct including excessive force and intimidation.

From: 
NBC 5 Chicago

The agency charged with handling Illinois unemployment claims this week implemented a new callback system that’s aimed at eliminating with lengthy wait times or the need to call back multiple times to get through.

From: 
Chicago Tribune