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U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois: Actions Taken on April 11

By The Madison County Record | Apr 19, 2019

The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois reported the following activity on April 11 in the suits below:

Economic statements for local judges should offer more detail

By The Madison County Record | Apr 19, 2019

Though easily dismissed as a partisan fishing expedition, the clamor for President Donald Trump to release his tax returns has a certain logic. After all, it could be useful to know the financial interests of our chief executive – and of every federal, state, and local official as well.

April 11: U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois docket for motor vehicle cases

By The Madison County Record | Apr 19, 2019

The following motor vehicle-related cases were on the docket in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois on April 11. All case details are allegations only and should not be taken as fact:

Fifth District reverses Baricevic, finding prisoner’s petition improperly denied due to trivial error

By Record News | Apr 18, 2019

MOUNT VERNON – Former 20th Circuit chief judge John Baricevic improperly denied a prisoner’s petition due to a trivial error, Fifth District appellate judges ruled on April 1.

Case activity for Farm Credit Leasing Services Corporation vs Chad E. Nalley on April 15

By The Madison County Record | Apr 17, 2019

The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois reported the following activities in the suit brought by Farm Credit Leasing Services Corporation against Chad E. Nalley on April 15:

Probation officers, court workers sue St. Clair County officials over board's budget cuts

By Record News | Apr 17, 2019

BELLEVILLE – St. Clair County’s board adopted a budget that would have harmed probation officers and court workers in four other counties, according to a suit their union filed in chancery court.

Missouri woman's insurance claim won't be decided in St. Clair Co.; State Farm had argued forum shopping

By Record News | Apr 16, 2019

BELLEVILLE – Heather Brinkley of DeSoto, Mo., who sued State Farm in St. Clair County circuit court over coverage of her home, chose not to resist a challenge to the court’s jurisdiction.

Belleville law firm suing accountant over tax fines and penalties may have case decided by jury

By Record News | Apr 16, 2019

BELLEVILLE – Chatham and Baricevic law firm didn’t want a jury to resolve its dispute with accountant Mark Diak, but Associate Judge Julie Katz has given herself an option to hold a jury trial.

100% renewable energy is a pipe dream and a disaster in the making for Chicago and Illinois

By The Madison County Record | Apr 16, 2019

"Would you bet your paycheck on the weather forecast for tomorrow? If not, then why should this country bet billions on global warming predictions that have even less foundation?"

DOJ seeks to keep identity of office partner in affair with former U.S. Attorney secret

By Record News | Apr 16, 2019

NEW YORK CITY – Dodging a deadline to identify a former U.S. attorney who engaged in misconduct and his intimate office partner, U.S. attorney Geoffrey Berman pleaded to keep the woman’s name secret in federal court in New York.

Case activity for Willie Simpson vs Barry Willis Brewer on April 11

By The Madison County Record | Apr 13, 2019

The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois reported the following activities in the suit brought by Willie Simpson against Barry Willis Brewer, Terry Lloyd Reeves and Reeves Trucking, LLC on April 11:

April 5: U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois docket for labor cases

By The Madison County Record | Apr 13, 2019

The following labor-related cases were on the docket in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois on April 5. All case details are allegations only and should not be taken as fact:

U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois: Actions Taken on April 5

By The Madison County Record | Apr 13, 2019

The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois reported the following activity on April 5 in the suits below:

Yandle grants audit of pension funds for Gleeson Asphalt union workers

By Record News | Apr 11, 2019

BENTON – U.S. District Judge Staci Yandle granted an audit of pension funds for union workers at Gleeson Asphalt Inc. of Belleville on April 5.

U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois: Actions Taken on April 3

By The Madison County Record | Apr 11, 2019

The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois reported the following activity on April 3 in the suits below:

Legal malpractice involving Madison County asbestos claim will play out in Ohio

By Record News | Apr 11, 2019

LEBANON, Ohio – Widow Kathleen Jones alleges in Warren County, Ohio court that work comp claims she released on advice from the Gori Julian law firm would have brought a greater recovery than a settlement she accepted.

April 3: U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois docket for insurance cases

By The Madison County Record | Apr 11, 2019

The following insurance-related cases were on the docket in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois on April 3. All case details are allegations only and should not be taken as fact:

Economic statements of St. Clair Co. associate judges show wealth – and substantial student loan debt

By Record News | Apr 10, 2019

SPRINGFIELD – Resources of St. Clair County associate judges range from relative comfort to a type of strain that affects a significant swath of the American population – student loan debt – according to a review of their statements of economic interest filed with the Illinois Supreme Court.

Note to legislators and judges: Do your jobs!

By The Madison County Record | Apr 9, 2019

Note to state legislators: “You are required by the state constitution to pass a balanced budget.”

U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois: Actions Taken on April 1

By The Madison County Record | Apr 9, 2019

The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois reported the following activity on April 1 in the suits below:

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