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Fifth District upholds ruling rejecting man's request to vacate commitment

By John Sammon | Oct 16, 2017

MOUNT VERNON – The Fifth District Appellate Court on Oct. 4 upheld the rejection of the appeal of a man seeking annulment of a court order that had committed him as a sexually violent person, ruling that allegations he did not have the mental capacity to understand the proceedings against him were groundless.

District court reopens Continental Tires the Americas discrimination case

By Glenn Minnis | Aug 31, 2017

BENTON – The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois has reopened an ongoing discrimination suit where a former Continental Tires the Americas employee alleges that she was routinely subjected to a hostile work environment and rising levels of emotional distress.

District Court throws out sexual harassment case from nurse against employer Wexford

By Sara McCleary | Jun 2, 2017

EAST ST. LOUIS — A judge for the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois has granted summary judgment in favor of defendants Wexford Health Sources and a supervisor in a sexual harassment case.

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