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Whistleblower Attys Fight Sanctions In Hastert Case

Law360, Washington (November 21, 2017, 9:24 PM EST) -- Illinois attorneys who represented a whistleblower in an unsuccessful suit against former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert for alleged misuse of government funds are seeking to overturn sanctions imposed on them for pursuing the litigation in the face of what the court deemed case-ending evidence.

Attorneys Michael Goldberg and John Muldoon filed a motion in Illinois federal court Monday asking the judge to throw out his finding that the pair engaged in sanctionable conduct by failing to abandon the case against Hastert after receiving sworn testimony...
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Case Information

Case Title

John vs. Hastert

Case Number



Illinois Northern

Nature of Suit

890(Other Statutory Actions)


Honorable Charles P. Kocoras

Date Filed

July 12, 2013

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