Widow Of Disgraced Fox Lake Cop Seeks To Have Charges DismissedMelodie Gliniewicz’s attorney argued she did not have knowledge of the thousands of dollars in improper transactions made by her husband.
Attorneys For Jason Van Dyke File 2nd Motion To Dismiss Murder ChargesThe new motion focuses on a “whole different set of irregularities, dealing specifically with the grand jury,” Daniel Herbert told Judge Vincent Gaughan.
U Of I Asks Judge To Dismiss Players' Racial Discrimination LawsuitIn the motion filed Tuesday, the university argues that the sovereign immunity that prevents the state from being sued in federal court also covers the state university. The university also argues that the plaintiffs have not provided proof of the racial discrimination they allege.
Hastert Attorneys Shed Light On Strategy, Gear Up For TrialDennis Hastert’s lawyers will try to defend the former U.S. House speaker against allegations that he lied to the FBI and skirted banking laws by first picking apart the indictment unveiled by federal prosecutors in May.
Unions Ask Federal Judge To Dismiss Rauner Lawsuit Over DuesIllinois labor unions are trying to keep Gov. Bruce Rauner's lawsuit over nonmember dues from potentially curbing union power nationwide.
Monk Seeks To Have Child Abduction Charges DismissedSeveral defense motions, including a request to dismiss the case against a Benedictine monk accused of child abduction attempts in the Antioch area, will be the focus of a hearing Aug. 21 in Lake County Circuit Court.
Judge Won't Rule On Blagojevich's Motion To Cancel TrialA judge said Monday that he does not believe a motion by deposed Gov. Rod Blagojevich to call off his retrial is serious, and so he declined to rule formally on it.