Biggest Illinois Decisions Of 2019

Law360 (December 19, 2019, 3:40 PM EST) -- The Illinois Supreme Court this year determined that a mere violation of the state's biometric privacy law is enough to confer standing without proof of actual harm and offered a rare opinion on attorney-client privilege issues.

The Seventh Circuit split from other circuits when it held the Federal Trade Commission can only seek injunctive relief, and not damages, in its decision overturning the agency's $5.2 million judgment against a credit-monitoring company, a move that could have implications for other agencies.

Other notable decisions include a sexual abuse ruling from the state's high court that could create added layers of responsibility for...

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