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How Wisconsin’s Civil Litigation Landscape Will Significantly Change on July 1, 2018
Wisconsin Supreme Court Weighs Professor’s Academic Freedom Against University’s Disciplinary Procedures
Last week, the Wisconsin Supreme Court issued its opinion in a dispute between a tenured professor, who had been suspended for publicly criticizing a graduate student-instructor in a blog post, and Marquette University, a private Catholic university.
News of sexual abuse scandals on college campuses continues unabated.
We’re all guilty of it. In a hurry or a huff, we’ve all sent an email or text we wish we could take back. Unlike private conversations, those messages often have a hauntingly long, and very public, shelf life. No one knows this better than John M. Engler, interim president of embattled Michigan State University, which has been reeling since news of the Larry Nassar abuse scandal broke.
Illinois Lawyers Mark J. McAndrew, Scott E. Pointner Recognized by Leading Lawyers as Top Commercial Litigators
Rathje Woodward LLC, is pleased to announce that Leading Lawyers has designated attorneys Mark J. McAndrew and Scott E. Pointner as Leading Commercial Litigation Lawyers in Illinois. Leading Lawyers selects its top commercial litigators annually, based on peer recommendations.
DeKalb resident Misty Haji-Sheikh is entitled to some reimbursed attorney’s fees and costs in an Open Meetings Act case against Northern Illinois University. That’s according to a ruling from a DeKalb County judge this week.
The law firm of Rathje Woodward LLC, is proud to announce that Super Lawyers has named attorneys Timothy D. Elliott and Emily A. Shupe to its lists of outstanding Illinois lawyers for 2018. Elliott was selected as a Super Lawyer, while Shupe was recognized as a Rising Star.
As a lawyer with over 15 years of litigation experience, I must confess I am a bit biased towards resolving disputes in court.
Just in time for the holidays, the U.S. Department of Education approved the discharge of 12,900 pending claims submitted by former Corinthian College students under existing Borrower Defense to Repayment (BDR) rules.
Peter Francis Geraci may have used his ever-present TV ads to build a small empire in the bankruptcy courts, but 2017 hasn’t exactly been a banner year for his highly litigious family’s own legal battles.
DeKALB – A ruling that Northern Illinois University’s Board of Trustees violated the Open Meetings Act and then gave former President Doug Baker a $600,000 severance was finalized Friday morning by a DeKalb County judge.
The outline linked below will provide an overview of the law of precedent (the principle of "stare decisis"). It will discuss the origins of the law, its scope and application. Precedent in the Czech Republic starts with answering the question of whether it is a...