WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - The U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments yesterday in a case that could end cy pres, the practice of steering money in class action settlements to organizations with absolutely no connection to the underlying lawsuit.
News from November 2018
Madison County circuit judge candidate and Maryville attorney Marc Parker’s campaign committee received $72,500 in October with less than a week until Election Day.
EDWARDSVILLE — A hospital accuses a couple of failing to pay their medical bills.
A St. Louis priest filed a motion to enforce a settlement with a former parishioner who alleges he was sexually assaulted as a minor in the 1970s.
EDWARDSVILLE — A driver accuses a man of harassing her and then causing a car crash after a road rage incident.
County clerk candidate calls incumbent's claim over ballot supervision at residential facilities a ‘fabrication’
Republican candidate Steve Adler said the Madison County clerk’s assertion that election judges supervise the voting process for Beverly Farm residents is a “fabrication.”
CHAMPAIGN – Illinois Democratic Heartland, a committee the party created to elect Downstate legislators, gave 57th Senate District candidate Christopher Belt $250,000 on Thursday, Nov. 1.
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.
EDWARDSVILLE — A cook and dishwasher claims he was terminated from his job at International House of Pancakes after complaining of sexual harassment and discrimination.
EDWARDSVILLE — Edwardsville property buyers are suing the sellers for allegedly failing to disclose water damage.
SPRINGFIELD - Fifteen plaintiff law firms poured $1,695,850 into Democratic campaigns in October, records of the Illinois State Board of Elections show.
EDWARDSVILLE — A man and his son are suing a motorist for allegedly running a red light and causing a collision.
BELLEVILLE — A mother and her son allege they suffered injuries in a parking lot collision.
Republicans will have a “super poll watcher” monitoring the election Tuesday, under terms of an agreement reached in a lawsuit that accused the Madison County clerk’s office of conducting closed-door vote tabulations in a previous election.
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BELLEVILLE – Circuit Judge Robert Haida, who left decisions on testimony hanging in suspense when he granted a mistrial to murder suspect David Fields in July, must make those decisions for a second trial starting Dec. 3.
EDWARDSVILLE – State’s Attorney Tom Gibbons rejected a request from the office of Attorney General Lisa Madigan for public access to records from an investigation into sexual harassment in his office.
BELLEVILLE — Patrons are suing a nightclub operator for allegedly selling liquor to an intoxicated person who allegedly waved a knife around.