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The Seventh Circuit on Thursday granted a petition from a lawful permanent resident who has been ordered deported, saying the Board of Immigration Appeals misapplied Supreme Court precedent when it deemed his conviction under a marijuana statute an “aggravated felony.”
A lawsuit that would have forced the state of Illinois to pay out tens of millions of dollars to human and social service agencies contracted with the state has been dismissed from St. Clair County Court, the coalition announced Thursday.
A former racetrack and casino shareholder has launched the opening salvo in a U.S. Supreme Court dispute over whether bankruptcy safe-harbor transfers to financial institutions include those where the institutions didn’t directly benefit, arguing that Congress intended to keep these transactions shielded from clawback.
A man who claims he had a heart attack after using AbbVie Inc.’s testosterone replacement therapy drug AndroGel made his final plea to the Illinois federal jury hearing his case Friday, saying every decision the company made about the product had “consequences for real people.”
AT&T Mobility Mobility Svcs LLC urged on Friday an Illinois federal judge to dismiss a former executive sales manager's suit alleging he was demoted and later fired for being gay, saying that a previous dismissal bars him from reopening the suit.