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Appeals Court Upholds Misconduct Finding Against Federal Prosecutor

A federal appeals court has now upheld what a federal judge in Chicago concluded almost two years ago: that a lawyer in U.S. Atty. Patrick Fitzgerald’s office committed prosecutorial misconduct.

WBBM Newsradio–06/19/2011

NFL Players Association Representatives

Appeals Court Fast-Tracks Request To Maintain NFL Lockout

A federal appeals court has agreed to fast-track a request by the NFL to put its labor lockout in place until a final deal is worked out.

CBS Chicago–05/04/2011

Former Illinois Governor George Ryan speaks to the news media at the federal courthouse following a verdict of guilty on all counts in his corruption trial April 17, 2006  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Ryan Waiting For Hearing On Latest Bid To Go Free

Lawyers for former Governor George Ryan say they are waiting for a federal appeals court to set a date for arguments in their latest attempt to get Ryan freed from prison.

CBS Chicago–04/13/2011