BENTON – U.S. District Judge Staci Yandle rejected expert testimony of former district judge Patrick Murphy about two weeks before he would have testified for road builders defending a fraud claim.
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BELLEVILLE – Former Congressman Bill Enyart represented Carlos Rodriguez of Belleville, accuser of Circuit Judge Ron Duebbert, in proceedings that reduced a felony charge against Rodriguez to a misdemeanor with no punishment.
The state legislature raised our income taxes by 32 percent last summer, and now we are confronted with yet another local tax. At what point do we say enough is enough.
We're all Irish on St. Patrick's Day. So we pretend as we turn out for parades sporting leprechaun hats and green garments adorned with shamrocks, washing down corned beef and cabbage with green beer at a church hall afterward as though this once-a-year repast were a regular part of our diet.
BELLEVILLE – Former U.S. attorney Stephen Wigginton has opened an office at 7110 West Main Street.
Cook wants Gilbert to reverse Daly in insult-laden brief; Seeks more discovery in car crusher’s injury suit
BENTON – Bruce N. Cook of Belleville claims an adversary fooled a judge and lawyers including his own, but he insists the adversary didn’t fool him.
McCaskill donors include Who’s Who list of plaintiff attorneys; Simmons’ attorneys account for $200K
WASHINGTON – Attorney John Simmons of Alton and 35 other Simmons Hanly Conroy lawyers each gave Missouri Sen. Claire McCaskill $5,400 last year, Federal Election Commission records show.
ST. LOUIS – Enterra LLC, the company charging Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner $250 an hour to investigate Gov. Eric Greitens, hasn’t filed annual reports or anything else in the state where it organized or the state where it operates.
Duebbert accuser who agreed to 'intensive' drug treatment in initial felony guilty plea, bargains down to misdemeanor, no punishment
BELLEVILLE – Carlos A. Rodriguez of Belleville, who swears Circuit Judge Ron Duebbert committed a felony against him, bargained down his own felony charge to a misdemeanor with no punishment.
The educational establishment knows how much you pay and they’ve figured out you’re taxed to the eye balls. The jig is up. So, guess what you’ve got on the “spring off year” March 20 ballot?
For those who say it's impossible to put the genie back in the bottle as recreational marijuana has wide acceptance, I say hog-wash to this! If the public knew the truth they would fight back against Illinois legislators who see the legalization of marijuana only in terms of the money it might net Illinois, and not about the detrimental effects upon its citizens.
Madison County State's Attorney Tom Gibbons wants the process of choosing law firms to represent the county in an opioid lawsuit to be transparent and cooperative, and he's determined to make sure that any funds secured through litigation will be used exclusively for remediation of the consequences of the epidemic.
Summary judgment granted in Hardee’s slip and fall: ‘Plaintiff cannot ambush defendants with entirely new theory’
BENTON – U.S. District Judge Staci Yandle canceled an injury trial against a Hardee’s restaurant after deciding she wouldn’t let Alton lawyers Michael Glisson and Timothy Chartrand “ambush defendants with an entirely new theory.”
It's like a bad 1980s horror movie franchise. "Sales Tax." "Sales Tax Returns." "Now Son of Sales Tax." When will it end?
Has your school board ever reduced your property tax?
MOUNT VERNON – Madison County State’s Attorney Tom Gibbons alleged professional misconduct against lawyer Tom Burkart of Hamel, Fifth District appellate judges learned at oral argument on Feb. 21.
BENTON – Madison County State’s Attorney Tom Gibbons swears that former secretary Andrew Kane’s union approved his transfer to a forgotten floor of the former Wood River Hospital, but Kane swears that his union objected.
You have to spell things out for some people. It doesn't matter whether they really are dumb or just pretending not to understand what would be perfectly clear to any person of average intelligence. You have to play along with them, coddle them, and keep “clarifying” the plain sense of things until there's not a single bit of wiggle room left.
Thanks to the courage of women like Denise Rotheimer and Aliana Hampton the sexual harassment culture perpetuated by the Illinois political ruling class is being exposed and we have the beginnings of a reckoning.
ALTON – Simmons Hanly Conroy law firm removed former U.S. attorney Stephen Wigginton from its roster and withdrew from a class action he brought with him from a previous job.