Prison Time Wrongly Nixed In Club Death Case: Ill. High Court

Law360, Chicago (April 4, 2013, 7:52 PM EDT) -- Illinois' highest court on Thursday reversed a ruling that had overturned the convictions and two-year prison sentences of the two owners of a Chicago nightclub where 21 people were crushed to death in 2003, saying a court order barring them from using the building's second floor was not ambiguous.

The Illinois Supreme Court unanimously ruled that if the appellate court below had considered the evidence in a light most favorable to the jury's verdict, it would have concluded that defendants Calvin Hollins Jr. and Dwain J....
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