Daily Legal News Archive

Friday, November 15, 2019

“DCFS is in crisis,” said Heidi Dalenberg, director of institutional reform for the American Civil Liberties Union of Illinois.

From: 
CBS Chicago

Suburban businessmen linked to Ald. Carrie Austin and a federal investigation didn’t pay taxes on properties for years, then bought up $861,000 of their own tax debts — for $26,000.

From: 
Chicago Sun-Times

Several media and legal organizations spoke out at a University of Illinois Board of Trustees meeting on Thursday, saying university policy is impeding reporting on sexual assault at the school.

From: 
WILL

It will be legal for Illinois residents to possess up to 30 grams of marijuana on January 1, 2020. As a new industry is born in the state, there are around 770,000 people who have criminal records for possessing the same amount that’s about to be legal.

From: 
HoI ABC

A lawsuit that alleges the Metro East Sanitary District was negligent during the flash flooding in August in Granite City is politically motivated, the executive director of MESD says.

From: 
Belleville News-Democrat

More than 300 police officers gathered in Naperville Thursday, hosted by AAA to highlight the challenges they say they'll face when recreational marijuana becomes legal on January 1, 2020.

From: 
ABC 7

An appellate court ordered a Joliet murderer to be resentenced because a 2009 felony conviction that was used against him was unconstitutional and void.

From: 
The Herald-News