Daily Legal News Archive
Thursday, March 30, 2017
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 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
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 working at grocery stores and restaurants in Chicago will now be able to serve and sell alcohol.
From: Chicago Press Release Services