Month: May 2015
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Police Can Search Arrestee’s Personal Effects Upon Lawful Arrest
Posted by Daniel Herbert Divorce/Family Law
The Illinois Supreme Court ruled that police may search arrestee’s items without a warrant. In Peo ...
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Sergeant Loses Job Over Facebook Rant
Posted by Daniel Herbert Uncategorized
Susan Graziosi was a sergeant for the Greenville, MS Police Department. The department’s chief sta ...
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Court of Appeals: Willful and Malicious Injury Should Be Considered in Bankruptcy Ruling
Posted by Daniel Herbert Uncategorized
The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals overturned a court order against a debtor in slander of a title law ...
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Filing Post-Verdict Motion is First Step in Appeal
Posted by Daniel Herbert Uncategorized
The Plaintiff alleged that she was terminated from her position in the County Auditor’s office in ...
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Weaving the Factors Together Created a Fabric that Upholds Probable Cause
Posted by Daniel Herbert DUI/Criminal Defense
In the prosecution on drug and unlawful possession of firearm charges that followed from a search of ...
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Court Rules Officers’ Shoulder Tap and Questions are Not Considered Seizure
Posted by Daniel Herbert DUI/Criminal Defense
Defendant, age 17 at the time, was convicted of aggravated use of a weapon and defacing identificati ...
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Circuit Court rules Workers’ Compensation Commission has exclusive jurisdiction over work-related accident.
Posted by Daniel Herbert Workers' Compensation
Plaintiff employee was injured in a work-related vehicle accident in which a third party was at faul ...
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Union, Not Firefighter Has Right To Challenge Discipline In Arbitration
John Woods was a fire lieutenant for the Berwyn Fire Department and was terminated by the Department ...
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Pension Law Unconstitutional: Supreme Court
Posted by Daniel Herbert Uncategorized
The Illinois Supreme Court today unanimously ruled unconstitutional a landmark state pension law tha ...
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