Daily Legal News Archive

Friday, January 5, 2018

Judge: Roll out of police body cameras violated labor law

A judge has ruled that the way the Chicago Police Department expanded its body camera program last year violated Illinois labor law.
From: News Channel 20

Questions Abound in Illinois as Trump Administration Shifts Gears on Pot

The Trump administration threw the nation's burgeoning movement to legalize marijuana into uncertainty Thursday, terminating an Obama-era leniency policy that kept federal authorities from cracking down in states that have declared it legal.
From: NBC Chicago

Police: Bolingbrook man recorded conversation with officer, posted it online

A Bolingbrook man was charged with eavesdropping for allegedly recording a conversation between himself and a Shorewood police officer and posting it online, authorities said.
From: The Herald-News

Chenoa Retirement Community Seeks To Dismiss Lawsuit Over Photos

A Chenoa retirement community wants a judge to dismiss a lawsuit filed over allegations that humiliating photos and videos of its residents were shared on social media.
From: WGLT radio

Attorney general issues consumer guide for Illinoisans purchasing used vehicles

Attorney General Lisa Madigan says a new law designed to better protect Illinois consumers buying used cars is the genesis behind a new guide from her office.
From: Illinois Business Journal

17-year-old could be tried as adult for ISU student’s death

Prosecutors in Western Illinois has filed first-degree murder charges against a teenager in the death of an Illinois State University student.
From: WJBC Radio