Fox, Cook County Face Claims Filming Hurt Youth Detainees

Law360, Springfield (October 16, 2017, 10:32 PM EDT) -- Twentieth Century Fox and Cook County couldn't escape claims Monday that they unfairly profited from the use of the county's juvenile detention center to film parts of the Fox TV show “Empire,” putting the facility on lockdown so the center’s detainees could not participate in the activities meant to rehabilitate them.

U.S. District Judge Amy St. Eve on Monday declined to dismiss unjust enrichment and breach of fiduciary duty claims brought by two former residents of the Cook County Juvenile Temporary Detention Center and a putative class of...
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T.S et al v. Twentieth Century Fox Television, Inc. et al


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1:16-cv-08303

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Illinois Northern

Nature of Suit

Civil Rights: Other

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Honorable Amy J. St. Eve

Date Filed

August 24, 2016

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