A man who claimed that a Madison County child custody exchange center violated the Illinois Civil Rights Act by unfairly making non-residential parents - usually fathers - wait longer than residential parents has had his lawsuit tossed.
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Judge lays out trial plan for class claiming they were gypped over 'freshly brewed' Kcup advertising
A federal court judge has laid out a new plan to deal with a class action against the makers of a coffee product.
Casino boss selected as associate judge, individual, company generous contributors to Democratic Party
The president of an East St. Louis ' riverboat casino has been selected to fill an open position as associate judge on the 20th Judicial Circuit.
Unclear whether Silas murder investigation remains open; Gleeson says JIB outcome will determine Duebbert return
Following the acquittal of David Fields, the man accused in the Dec. 30, 2016 murder of Carl Silas of Belleville, it is unclear whether the investigation into the killing remains open, or if it is case closed.
Madison County has assured those communities within the recently dissolved Collinsville Area Recreation District they will continue to provide grants for the management and upkeep of the parks.
Supreme Court grants attorney leave to challenge appeals court decision over legal malpractice claim
An Edwardsville attorney was granted leave to appeal by the Illinois Supreme Court in a case with its roots in a claim of legal malpractice.
A Chicago-based international association of defense lawyers has published its most recent journal on the latest trends in law practices.
Outgoing Gov. Rauner decries veto override of damages cap bill, brands it 'invitation' to trial lawyers
Outgoing Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner has decried the Illinois legislature's decision to override his veto of a bill greatly increasing the cap on the amount individuals can claim when they sue the state.
Collinsville Township Board of Trustees is moving towards a levy of zero next year, but a majority of its board members are resisting calls to deliver surplus money back to tax payers.
Attendees at a recent conference on asbestos litigation were advised to ask claimants about the history of cancer in families, and potentially then ask for a test because of the link between some mesothelioma cases and potential genetic factors.
Justice David Overstreet has described it as an honor to be elected by voters across 37 counties as he gains a permanent position on the Fifth District Appellate Court.
Members of the judiciary in Madison County are flagging up free civil legal services and the network of groups available to support veterans.
Associate Judge Heinz Rudolph has defeated his Republican challenger for a seat on the 20th Judicial Circuit.
Kolker wins resident circuit seat; Republican Cason 'extremely disappointed' at tenor of race, attacks
Associate Judge Chris Kolker fended off a challenge from Republican Laninya Cason for a seat on the 20th Judicial Circuit.
Evans wants to wait for tallying of 6K outstanding ballots in race for circuit seat; O'Gara grateful for unofficial results showing 4K lead
Republican Paul Evans is not conceding defeat in the race for an open spot on the 20th Judicial Circuit.
Three judges were retained by voters in the 20th Judicial Circuit, including one who faced a campaign to oust her following a decision to lower bail for an alleged child murderer.
In the race for Madision County Clerk, the two opponents have sparred now for weeks, largely with the challenger launching attacks, and the incumbent crying foul over a claimed smear campaign.
Three contested judicial elections that could potentially lead to three associate judge vacancies, three retention polls, one judge still on administrative duties, and controversy over bail for an alleged child murderer - these are busy times within in the Twentieth Judicial Circuit and for its Chief Judge Andrew Gleeson.
Republican candidate in long shot bid for bench pulls few punches in attack against 'elitist' system
Republican Katherine Ruocco is pulling few punches in the last week of her long shot bid for a place on the bench as a Twentieth Judicial circuit judge.
Three open circuit court seats in the Twentieth Judicial Circuit will be decided next week, in what are the most most competitive judicial contests seen for some years.