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Appellate court finds arbitration agreement unconscionable in DirecTV case

Rachel Weinhaus Jul. 17, 2007, 10:35am

Robert P. LeChien The Fifth Appellate Court has affirmed a decision by St. Clair Circuit Judge Robert P. LeChien who denied DirecTV's motion to stay proceedings in a class action suit and compel arbitration against customer Charlotte Bess.

Ruling allows class action against Sprint to continue

Rachel Weinhaus Jul. 12, 2007, 7:00am

Circuit Judge Nicholas Byron A decision granting a 48-state class action lawsuit against Sprint has been upheld.

Fifth reverses Stack in Missouri Home Depot case

Rachel Weinhaus Jun. 28, 2007, 4:30am

Spomer The Fifth District Appellate Court reversed Madison County Circuit Judge Daniel Stack in a case which would have allowed a Missouri statutory law to have been tried in an Illinois state court.

Byron vacates judgment against Troy cop

Rachel Weinhaus Jun. 22, 2007, 6:30am

Madison County Circuit Judge Nicholas Byron on Friday morning granted Troy police officer Clarence Jackson's motion to vacate a $311,700 default judgment that was leveled against him for not answering a lawsuit.