Journey for Kentucky Cigarettes Beginning in 2003, Makes Second Stop at Illinois Appellate Court in 2010, After Brief Overnight Stay in Illinois Supreme Court in 2008, with its Final Destination Likely to Again be the Illinois Supreme Court, Possibly by the year 2012, Although Others Have their Doubts as to When the Case Will Finally Reach Conclusion, IF EVER.
So, You Think You Can Say Something Defamatory About Someone On The Internet That You Might Not Otherwise Say Elsewhere Because You Think You Can Hide Behind The Anonymity of the Internet? Well, You Might Want To Rethink That Strategy Before Deciding To
Joe Mahr, wrote in an interesting article today in the Chicago Tribune (i) that some Cook, Dupage, and Lake County judges are under close scrutiny following an investigation by the newspaper for handing out what it believes are excessive amounts of supervision for Illinois drivers caught speeding in excess of 40 MPH over the speed limit.
Did you know that pursuant to the Illinois Dramshop Act that each bar, liquor store, or liquor establishment who contributed to the intoxication of someone who later causes personal injury to another might be liable to reimburse the injured party or their loved ones for losses they may have incurred?
In the recent Third District Appellate Court of Illinois decision of People v. Roa, the third district again addressed an issue that seems to surface more regularly than one would think in criminal cases: that issue being how long of a detention is too long by officers when making a routine traffic stop.