Daily Legal News Archive

Friday, August 7, 2020

Judge Roger Thomson sided with the Quincy Public School Board of Education Thursday morning by granting their attorney's motion to dismiss a lawsuit challenging QPS's ability to require students to wear face masks and submit to temperature checks to attend in-person learning.


A state appeals panel has ruled a Springfield judge too easily brushed aside a lawsuit challenging whether the state wrongly borrowed billions of dollars simply to fund state worker pensions or pay down past due bills, saying the questions deserve to be heard in state court.

Cook County Record

After a Logan County judge ruled Monday that the Illinois Department of Corrections must accept transfers from county jails, the state filed court documents aiming to reverse the temporary order.

Herald & Review

A coalition of environmental, business and faith groups is calling for legislation that would make the ethics reform measures recently imposed on utility giant Commonwealth Edison apply to all utilities in Illinois, with enforcement from an independent entity such as the Illinois Commerce Commission.

Star Courier

A Lemont attorney is blaming the Cook County Child Representative Committee for the power he says embattled lawyer David Pasulka wielded over the women and children he represented.

Patch (Skokie)