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"illinois supreme court" Discussed on KOA 850 AM
"Finally. The Illinois Supreme Court ruled that Colin had a first Amendment right and his group had a first Amendment right to hold an assembly and SCO key. The federal courts ruled that the SCO key ordinances were unconstitutional. So I basically began to talk to the village of Skokie about the assembly. Harvey Schwartz and I began to go into the details of how that might be accomplished. One of the things that really terribly worried me is that you're dealing with suburban police forces that frankly are not in these kinds of situations as experienced and disciplined. As, for example, a large city police force might be in dealing with hostile crowds and so forth. So I kept telling my client, you're at risk in this situation because there's going to be a large number of people in that crowd that are out to hurt you and you might consider seriously uh Your personal safety in the personal safety of all your all 25 of your followers, because that's about what the number was that was involved, and he said, No, we're going forward. We're going forward. And I said, Okay, and then again out of the blue came a call from the Community Relations Service of the Justice Department. The representative of The Justice Department said. We would like to.
"illinois supreme court" Discussed on WGN Radio
"That we're dealing with a new pathogen of virus that was described in January of this year to less than one year later, toe have vaccines that are going into the arms of so many people, including myself. And so I consider it an honor to be part of this process. Health and Human Services Secretary Alex is art was also vaccinated this morning. Some of Madonna's vaccines have already arrived in Chicago, Walgreens and CVS pharmacies will give the shot to millions of residents and long term care facilities. But first on Chicago's North side, frontline workers at Community First Medical Center received their first doses yesterday. Center serves a largely Hispanic population in areas with some of the highest covert rates. A restaurant in the Western suburbs is asking the Illinois Supreme Court to throw out Governor Pritzker's indoor dining ban. Last week, Lawyers for Fox Fire Tavern submitted a brief asking the state's highest court to overturn an appellate court decision that found the governor's indoor dining band was lawfully imposed. Fox Fire is one of dozens of restaurants that suit Pritzker and his administration. Fox Fire is one of dozens of restaurants that sued Pritzker and is a bit Castration after he issued an executive order imposing stricter restrictions on business is the Illinois Supreme Court has yet to weigh in on the legal arguments challenging Pritzker's power to impose Theodore Dining, banjo brand WGN News and scientists have discovered a new type of brain cell that helps us remember where we've placed certain items. It's a new vector trace cell, which is a type of neuron, One of the researchers from the University of Durham says says they act together to re create relationships between ourselves and the objects. I say this is what helps us remember simple things like finding your car keys. Scientists are hopeful that this will help them understand more about dementia. WGN Sports Years Dave, innit? The Lakers begin defense of their title tonight when they host the Clippers in their opener, Brooklyn host Golden State in the other MBA opener, the Bulls and Hawks of the United Center tomorrow. More college Bowl games to Lane plays Nevada, the famous Idaho Potato Bowl number 14, BYU and the Boca Raton Bowl against Central Florida. College hoops in the Big 10, Nebraska at Wisconsin. Bert do it, Iowa this afternoon, Loyal host ST Francis and I you at Toledo Hamp Adobe with cause tonight on WGN, starting at seven. They've added WGN.
"illinois supreme court" Discussed on WGN Radio
"But today we're going to be taking your legal questions about 4 30. So get them ready. If you have any comments or questions about things you've seen in the news or questions about your personal legal matters. I'm happy to take them here. 3129817 200. Let's get right to it. We have a guest waiting. President Trump nominated Judge Amy Cockney Barrett to the U. S. Supreme Court and confirmation hearings will start soon, and we're going to see Ah lot about that Much talk has been bantered about about gender and religion and conservative bent. And how will this perhaps impact her decision making? And I wanted to get somebody who is right there. Who knows this kind of thing. And the best guest I could ever imagine. Is Justice. Thomas Kill bright, who is an Illinois Supreme Court justice? He's been one for 20 years. He served as the chief for a three year period. Ah, he has been a fabulous judge, and I've known him for years and followed his career. I think The best of him, and he's up for attention This November. 3rd welcome to the show. Justice Kilbride. How are you doing? Well, good afternoon here and I'm doing fine takes great, great to hear your voice. So let's talk about this issue. Tell us about the diversity. First of all, does diversity make a difference on the bench? Should we be looking for people from different walks of life and doesn't make a difference in how cases are decided? Well, Yes. Yes And no. Yes, we should look for diversity. On the bench. And no, I don't think it necessarily means diversity will give you different decisions. I served with three women on the corks on the Illinois Supreme Court initially One woman was Justice Mary Anne MacMorrow, then later Justice garment during the court in and Burke And Mary Jane tie, So actually, I've served with four different women on the Supreme Court on DH that this time we've got three women and I don't I don't see them all voting together all against the majority. The difference on the case and the issue. And so forth. And I'm not gonna go on and on when you take. You know, when you have an issue that comes to you up in the appellate court, we're going to talk a little bit about the mechanics of how the court works. In a minute, but e mean you just and again. I think I hear a lot of people say, Well, she's a Catholic, so she's definitely going to vote against Roe versus Wade. That's not how you look at a case is it? You look at you Look at it for from other purposes, right, like the law and like case president right? Absolutely. That's the first thing we look at his court precedent in the case precedent of the constitutional framework within Excuse me to set this straight and then the case law precedent. His career. And how important is precedent? Can you explain to our listeners what it means to follow case precedent? Wellit's very important can be very frustrating. Sometimes their hands are tied. In the context of the case that predates us. Our court has authority to set aside precedent, but it's extreme. Situation. When that happens, it's rare, and there's a whole protocol standards that have toe Be developed and writing of the opinion to be ableto step outside precedent, But that happens well and it makes one side but I suppose it makes sense that we had president because you don't want courts. Going back and forth, changing their minds because we wouldn't have any surety in the law, then. That's right. Stability is extremely important. And lawyers and litigants who bring their cases need to have a sense that we're the balls in the land in the park, so they speak right. Right. And, you know, I'm sorry. We just got started. But I'm going to have to take a break. But you're going to stay with us a little bit after four o'clock is that right? Yes, absolutely Great. We're here with Justice Thomas Kilbride from the Illinois Supreme Court, and we'll be back in a minute in the Karen County show.
"illinois supreme court" Discussed on WGN Radio
"And I am Terry Province, putting in today for John Williams, looking forward to Ah, fascinating next segment, with fewer Weinberg. Now I know that many of you saw the mayor's proposal yesterday released. I woke up yesterday morning and Todd Maher Laurie life, but I'm very impressively on CNBC talking about all the things that are gonna happen in In Chicago over then she like to do to make Chicago the best city in America again, a destination again, a business up again and so forth and poor Chicago's city where we make no small plans. But the day before on Wednesday I woke up to a report from truth in accounting data or full disclosure. I've been sort of an honorary board member for as long as I can remember this organization devoted to Unveiling the quirks and the hidden things in municipalities and state finances all across the country. And their new report in Chicago just happened to come out she'll Weinberg what with headline in that report founder in accounting, While the headline was that Chicago's finances worsened by $2 billion last year, and and, you know, so I don't know where they're going to get the money to pay for everything that the mayor is promising. The city is already in debt by $36 billion. 2019 number. Yeah, and this is you know, this is before the shock of the pandemic, so, you know, Unfortunately, we anticipate that these will get even worse with the pandemic happening. Um How do you reconcile this cabin is just a PR stunt. What? What would you say? You know, The reason I should truth and accounting even exist is because we just believe that citizens aren't being given the financial information they need. Knowledgeably participate in their government. So you know the mayor and prop former mayors. Mayor Emanuel continually told you implied that everything was fine. Their budgets were balanced and you know they're not I have not been forthcoming on the true financials. Finances of the city. Where are the out and I know you're the one person because you're an accountant yourself. And you're dedicated to the numbers. But you always explain it. How did they get away with hiding in saying and now we're not being political here. This is marriage going back a long way. How did they get away with saying the budget is about one of the tricks. They used while the largest trick that they used in all equated to a person is it would carry it be like me saying My budget is balanced, but I haven't paid the minimum on my credit card. Um, so the city now they quote, balance their budget by not paying the minimum on their pension credit cards. The The promise is that employees have earned the right I said, we paint it We love Sheila. For me. Yeah, let me uh, let me a re dial her up. Okay? Can I talk in the meantime? Yeah. Why don't you do that? All right, Well, we're trying to do this, of course, all remotely. This is a very interesting issue, because if the place we'll get Sheila back, it's a place. That hide the liabilities and allows it to go forward, saying our budget is balanced in the payment. That are required to be put into the city's pension funds. Which are woefully underfunded. Even after a 10 year bull market that ended in February. Now what does that mean for police are fire sanitation workers? All right. So let's get Sheila back on shoe agree What I was saying is, you know, the city has promised employees benefits, but they're not putting enough money aside there, they're actually said that they should put Hey! The minimum of $4.2 billion.2019. They only paid $2.8 billion. But they said their budget was balanced. Okay, Now, let me just stop you right there, because while you were off, I said Pretty critical. If you are a city employee, whether it's sanitation, or you're police or fire or anybody else, depending on a city funded pension. What does it want with those chickens come home to roost. How long can they play this game? Well right now, they only have 18 cents set aside for every dollar of police and fire benefits that had been promised. And I think I don't have the number exactly in my head, but it's very soon within the next five years that one of those plants is just going to run out of money. And then the city will have to pay due a pay as you go plan and hopefully that they'll have enough revenue to Would pay the benefits that had been promised. But we're talking about within the next decade, and that's about it. Suddenly they stopped paying benefits because, of course, those still working, um pay in and the city will have revenues, of course to pay an out of their general tax revenues. We're talking about the fact that we could be facing these decisions about how to pay full benefits or whether better could it be possible benefits get what they call in the business haircut that you don't get all the benefits that you were promised. But they know, unlike unlike a a private pension plan, they can't change the benefits of people who are currently working. The Illinois Supreme Court said Nope. You you're stuck with what you promised. And the you know, the people who are retired who have already earned those benefits. Can't can't change those and it's so bad. It's such a bad situation that when any time somebody starts working, they can't change their benefits going forward. Um, so they're just stuck with these benefits, and hopefully there'll be enough tax revenue to you, or they'll have to make other cuts or you know in services or benefits toe to make these happen. Now the question of borrowing comes back. It's really interesting in January, the city just before the pandemic, fired about a 1,000,000,000 1/2 dollars, and actually that people are so hungry for yield back in January. They didn't worry about Rick. The city did refinance and then again almost records of a 1,000,000,000 in March, But there's a limit how much we can borrow or at what rate that will cost us. Don't young Damar you borrowed, You know the higher interest of great good and you know, and the harder it is to borrow in the future, You know? Hopefully, you know when we really, really need the money. Young people will still be lending lending the money to the city. Okay, so the next question is. Is there anything the city Khun do now that you would stay in? First of all that? Should they be revealing Mr with that caused enough of a panic that nobody would want to be here in the city. Well, Fortunately, you know our reports based on the city's audited financial statements on DH, so the numbers are out there, but I think the city needs to be more forthright. They need to know ever. I always say, be very careful, and they say they bounced their budget because they really don't And I really wonder why reporters don't sort of..
"illinois supreme court" Discussed on WGN Radio
"And I. sixty five because of construction in downtown La Salle is blocked off between worker and can see for bridge work until two thirty more laughter WGN traffic center the forecast from the perma seal weather center we're going to get up to eighty nine degrees right eighty eight already mostly sunny skies tonight clear low of sixty six tomorrow's height ninety two degrees and mostly sunny skies U. S. Supreme Court rejecting president Donald trump's effort to end legal protections for six hundred and fifty thousand young immigrants senator Dick Durbin who authored the dream act warned on the Senate floor that the trump administration could re initiate efforts to end daca the president has indicated on Twitter that he is looking to do that the Illinois Supreme Court says Chicago could keep all records of complaints about police officers no matter how old they are the court ruling six to one today that state law trumps a provision of the police union's contract with the city it calls for the records more than five years old to be destroyed the president of the police union says the union may appeal that to the U. S. Supreme Court and starting today Illinois residents can place sports bets on wind the state's first online sports book launch that rivers is a mobile betting app from rivers casino in this planes the online option comes three months after the state's first sports betting wager was placed now we've got to a look at your market saw here on WG and we see that the stocks are kind of down pointing downwards in in the recent last hour or so the Dow down seventy six points has to be five hundred is down to nasdaq though it is up thirteen points it's eighty six degrees right down to cal Beatty seventy in Aurora eighty seven at midway eighty eight at o'hare seventy one degrees along Chicago's lakefront time Bryan Burrough on Chicago's very own seven twenty WGN a couple things here one thirty for Thursday afternoon it's in a and e's losses on WGN hope your afternoons going okay we got a lot of stuff to talk about in the world of police such so many of the issues.
"illinois supreme court" Discussed on WGN Radio
"Group station it's seventy one degrees at eight o'clock good morning I'm Steve percentage the news is sponsored by purpose seal basement systems the Illinois Supreme Court could decide today what to do with police misconduct records maybe a breakthrough in talks between baseball and its players union in business after the first it well futures markets are pointing toward a week open on Wall Street this morning Dow futures are down one hundred sixty points nearly half percent S. and P. futures are up nearly a half a percent after another one and a half million Americans filed for jobless benefits last week now with WGN traffic here's very had developed and try to get sponsored by window works on the tristate heading north bound car fire I had has been in an accident on the ramp to northbound fifty five that ramp is still blocked off with clean up there are heavy delays now from seventy fifth traveling to north on fifty five otherwise the evens is fine along with the Kennedy Eisenhower exit reported inbound at First Avenue thirty two in from three ninety about twenty two for mankind Stevenson is slow in from kezi Dan Ryan is heavy in from the thirty first in river was a malfunctioning signal at lake cook road and Saunders in Warrenville an accident fifty nine and Batavia still have a State Street blocked off between Randolph and lake because of a police investigation CTA buses are being rerouted through the area with over one thousand five star Google reviews window works is your easy choice to replace your windows now take sixty percent off labor no money down no interest no payments until twenty twenty two visit my window works dot com for a down to the penny price van Velden data traffic center reminding you to drive responsibly it really is a matter of life or death now the forecast from the WGN Chicago weather center here's meteorologist Morgan cook fire temperatures mostly in the sixties a couple of upper fifties and once again another clear sky with Collins.
"illinois supreme court" Discussed on WLS-AM 890
"Did not have the authority to issue the stay at home order the appeal was filed today by the state's top legal officer Attorney General qual mate Rahul who wants the Illinois Supreme Court to take up this matter immediately garage wall says that the safety of the state is at stake here now there was the old he's responding role is to the lawsuit filed by state representative Darren Bailey today a second lawsuit was filed against Pritzker over the stay at home order by Rockford area Republican John cub bellow Pritzker called the Capello suit quote a similarly you're responsible lawsuit tomorrow there will be a big protest outside the Thompson center in Chicago anti Pritzker forces will be out there calling on him to end the stay at home order today Illinois had the highest ever number of one day the highest number the highest ever one day increase in new coronavirus cases two thousand two hundred fifty three but one big reason for that is that the state tested over fourteen thousand people in one day we know that there may be problems with the supply of meat in the United States big meat packing companies have struggled to keep plants open because so many of their workers of the corona virus those companies say they welcome president trump's executive order that the plants must remain open but unions some employees and some Democrats raising questions about whether the workers could be kept safe trump has used the defense production act to classifying meat processors as critical infrastructure to try to prevent supermarket shelves from running out WLS news time six thirty five checking traffic.
"illinois supreme court" Discussed on WGN Radio
"Cicero in Montrose there's a closure at Montrose everything else looking pretty good right now traffic flowing freely on the expressways and tollways the forecast now from the WGN Chicago weather center here's meteorologist Mike hammer Nick heavy overcast and cool today with occasional too at times steady rain look for high forty nine degrees in northeast wind a brisk wind off the lake it to eight to twenty two miles per hour tonight the rain tapers and ends mostly cloudy chilly in Bristol forty for tomorrow the clouds breaker leads back to sunny skies but Chilean briskly quintal continue I fifty five degrees forty seven at the lake front on Monday partly sunny warmer chance of a late day shower high sixty three Tuesday mostly cloudy but mild chance of a shower too high sixty five and Wednesday cloudy cooler with rain likely hi fifty three from the WGN weather center on my camera the Illinois Supreme Court will for the first time in its history hear oral arguments through video conference it'll allow the court's seven justices to observe social distancing Pratchett practice which experts say significantly limit trans and missed a transmission of the cobit nineteen virus the court scheduled to hear eleven cases in mid may more than sixteen thousand test for covert nineteen were completed in twenty four hours according to state health officials are passing the ten thousand per day mark called for by governor Pritzker the department of public health reported another one hundred eight deaths and more than twenty seven hundred infection statewide the governor scheduled for his Daily News conference today at two thirty with a likely update on those totals mayor Lightfoot now has the authority to approve emergency spending for covert nineteen prevention purposes the city council voted twenty nine to twenty one for the measure it permits Lightfoot to move funds of less than a million dollars without council approval she says the reason behind the ordinance or is a no brainer want to twenty nine voted for was to make sure that we continue doing everything we can to keep our residents safe those who oppose the measures say it amounts to an unnecessary power grab a treatment facility for covert.
Chicago - Illinois Supreme Court To Hear Arguments Via Videoconference In May
"The Illinois Supreme Court will for the first time in its history hear oral arguments through video conference it'll allow the court's seven justices to observe social distancing Pratchett practice which experts say significantly limit trans and missed a transmission of the cobit nineteen virus the court scheduled to hear eleven cases in
"illinois supreme court" Discussed on Biz Talk Radio
"Eight four four right the Illinois Supreme Court tonight actor Josie small let's attempt to stop a felony court case against him the second time he's been formally accused of lying about a Chicago hate crime he said took place earlier last year on February twenty third small let known for his role as a musical prodigy outlet not guilty to six counts in a grand jury indictments allege is accused of alleged disorderly conduct for lying to police twenty said two men using racist and homophobic slurs attacked him in Chicago a congressional committee investigating Boeing said that a culture of concealment at the company and poor oversight by federal regulators contributed to two deadly crashes involving the crowded seven thirty seven mass the committee said that multiple factors led to the crashes but it honed in on a new flight control system that push the nose of each plane down based on faulty sensor readings the report said Boeing had undue influence over the Federal Aviation Administration FAA managers rejected safety concerns raised by their own experts this is USA radio news now you can live anywhere in the world and paid account prices on your airline to book a flight to London anywhere else you want to go last call the international travel department right now low cost airline eight hundred two one five five one four one eight hundred two one five five one four one that's eight hundred two one five fifty one forty one Afghans president said that he will not free thousands of Taliban prisoners ahead of the all Afghan power sharing talks set for next week publicly disagreeing with the timetable for speedy prisoner released laid out just a day earlier in the U. S. Taliban peace agreement president Ashraf Gani's comments pointed to the first hitch in implementing the fragile deal which is aimed at ending America's longest war after more than eighteen years and getting rival Afghan factions to agree on their country's future still the United States has said it planned to troop withdrawal over the next fourteen months is linked only to the Taliban's counterterrorism performance not to progress in intra Afghan talks astronomers have discovered the biggest explosion ever seen in the universe originating from a supermassive black hole scientists reported that the blast came from a black hole in a cluster of galaxies three hundred ninety million light years away the explosion was so large carved out a crater in the hot gas that could hold fifteen different Milky Way according to lead author Simone itchy attrition of the naval research laboratory in DC it's five times bigger than the previous record holder to space observatories along with radio data and telescopes in Australia and India confirmed that this was part of a large cavity to stay up to date with the primaries the corona virus or anything else going on around the world remember you can always go to USA radio dot com for USA radio news I'm John hunt.
"illinois supreme court" Discussed on WTOP
"Of violence in DC in the city's police chief says an agreement with the U. S. attorney's office to bring certain gun cases to federal court is helping crackdown on repeat offenders in his testimony to the DC council Judiciary Committee police chief Peter Newsham says he's discussed gun violence with the city's new US attorney Tim Shea he has committed to not only continuing the efforts that we started under U. S. attorney Lou but also to increase those efforts one of the areas where it's very visible is with regards to felons in possession of a firearm Nisha says she agreed to be aggressive in bringing more cases over to federal court DC police data shows since the U. S. attorney's office took on city gun cases in February twenty nineteen fifty eight people were found guilty in a hundred and thirty one cases Meghan clarity WTOP news former empire actor jussie Smollett has lost his bid to have the Illinois Supreme Court throw out the new charges against him he also was seeking to remove the special prosecutors filed the charges so what's lawyers argued the judge Michael Trueman overstepped his authority and misrepresented the law when he ordered the appointment of a special prosecutor the court today rejected the arguments without explaining the decision well that is accused of staging a racist homophobic attack against himself last year in Chicago and falsely reporting the police that the phony attack was real the NHL is sent a memo to teams urging players to limit contact with fans because of the coronavirus NHL deputy commissioner bill Daly confirm the league issued the memo in an email to the Canadian press tonight the move follows a similar directive this month by the NBA which has told his players to stop high fiving fans and strangers and avoid taking items for autographs eleven forty three now in Washington which exports coming up next what do you think it means to be a guardian I think that being a guardian means that you love.
State panel recommends ex-Gov. Rod Blagojevich be disbarred
"State panel recommending rod Blagojevich be discarded USA radio's Chris Barnes reports the ruling by the Illinois attorney registration and disciplinary commission came a week after the three member panel heard arguments over whether the former democratic Illinois governor's law license should be revoked we're going to miss didn't attend the hearing the final decision will be made by the Illinois Supreme Court going which is been in the spotlight again recently since being released from prison last month after president trump commuted his sentence he had served nearly eight years behind bars for federal corruption charges
Chicago: Illinois Attorney Registration And Disciplinary Commission Recommends Disbarring Rod Blagojevich
"Of them we sent the rod Blagojevich was freed from prison sentence commuted by the president the former Illinois governor could be disbarred state panel is recommending he be stripped of his law license the ruling by the Illinois attorney registration and disciplinary commission comes a week after commission attorneys reminded the three member board about things that led to bill going victories conviction on corruption charges and his fourteen year prison sentence the Illinois Supreme Court would have to approve the panel's decision before he suspended license is permanently
"illinois supreme court" Discussed on WGN Radio
"What's going on what happened last night what's going to happen today in a way to put facts information up front we all have different opinions but I think the facts are important and then you decide what you think about it hi Bob the right to Morrow morning and here on WG and one seventeen this Tuesday this fat Tuesday also Poonch today in Chicago as we've been discussing wondering if there are other cities that also enjoyed the Portuguese on this day and I imagine a lot of cities with Polish populations or maybe even don't have that big of a Polish population have enjoyed the punch keys big in Detroit from the eight four seven denizens in Evanston seven oh a great place to get bakeries because we're talking about also how bakeries is they're kind of going away in some neighborhoods we've noticed this seven seven three Reuters bakery Harlem grand great great punch keys were also celebrating seven away push today here in south bend my daughter goes to Iowa state seven await not a pushy to be found that was under some packages I just spent an hour at the roses bakery north and Kedzie getting my pooch keys for my big well just my fat Tuesday party and then a one five we're enjoying the Portuguese in Sun City Arizona how cool is that so I'm glad to see everybody's enjoying them here we have a second bakery Berlin also seven await tells us family owned and run staple in Berlin still going strong good to hear that when it comes to the weather we all want to know what is skilling say watch for updated forecasts from Chicago's most trusted meteorologist that's Tom skilling of course weeknights on WGN TV all right it's thirty Karen Conti is here Cantillon WGN radio fame and thank heavens for that Karen because there are a number a number of legal cases in the news right now and I want to ask you about them but I guess I wonder to do alter fits people like you Karen if the Portuguese so you did you enjoy punchy today I did try to push you today I did not do that you know what I try to stay away from that food because the more I eat of it the more I wanted to it's like a cookies you have to roll you just sit down and you can have one or two the whole thing meant role has to go down that's how it works it's just another twenty minutes on the treadmill you know all right well let's you know let's talk legal cases because I know you're here and just a small ad was it it's it's a bit it's interesting to see what's going on he went to court yesterday again facing the same charges for staging the fake hate crime and it was a bit like deja vu it looked the same the same people around him of course as attorneys and family members the same rush to get out of there after was all over and the not guilty plea I think many of us look at this like okay if you didn't think just Jesse got just as the first time maybe he will this time how do you read what's happening here how will this be any different I think this is going to be very different because this is now a public case a ticket international phenomenon and and I think that because we have a special prosecutor prosecutor in because everyone is watching this we're gonna have transparency and I don't know that this case is going to plea bargain out smaller players that were not plea bargaining I don't imagine the special prosecutors really inclined to do that because part of his job is to make the public aware of what's going on here so we're going to see a trial I'm pretty sure and we're going to see all the evidence that maybe we didn't see before and we're gonna find out hopefully what really happened yeah hopefully and then ate it meanwhile that the B. witnesses called the also Sendero brothers would actually want to take the stand in in this case yes it would and interestingly they were in court which is very unusual to see witnesses in the case here in the court I'm not sure why they were there but maybe they're just interested in the proceedings I think they've been maligned and I think they probably are interested in seeing you know what what's gonna go on play by play so remind us Karen Conti you've talked about this before on this very radio program but yesterday when the jussie Smollett case came up several listeners a Texan to say well why is this not double jeopardy explain to us why even though he's facing the same charges just about he it is not double jeopardy sure double jeopardy applies when you go to trial and you get a verdict and then the prosecutor retires to retry you in that case you already were in jeopardy you already went through a trial you can't be tried again also applies if there's a guilty plea remember in this case there was no guilty plea he pleaded guilty to anything he was never tried he never pled guilty he was never in jeopardy the charges were dropped in there for that concept that constitutional concept of double jeopardy doesn't apply okay and then the other interesting piece of this whole thing is how his attorneys are now appealing all the way to the Illinois Supreme Court I guess they're trying to argue that they had no right to bring in a special prosecutor in the first place that all this whole thing should just be tossed out on the grounds that is this is a substantial lawsuit do you see this going anywhere I don't I read it it doesn't seem compelling I they're they're claiming that it was technically unsound the way the prosecutor was was appointed I I just don't think they're going or you know the better argument is tourney made a deal and small accepted it and that's a binding contract is a binding deal why would anybody plead guilty to a crime in cook county if the state's attorney could then turn around and say well we're going to take that deal we're gonna try you again and again it was a double jeopardy but it seems to me that that would be a very strong argument to say you can't do that okay a deal was made okay so this is the best argument for him now is what if he loses that Illinois Supreme Court case which he will probably well and if that's the case it's probably going to go back to the court we're going to see the trial of jussie Smollett sometime in the next year all right so we'll be seeing a lot more of that Harvey Weinstein yesterday he was he got the gig the jury returned its verdict not the most serious charges but still guilty of rape and sexual assault he's a felon he's going to prison and then at the last second it seems they were taking him they were basically taking him to the jail to await await sentencing when he had some kind of a heart issue and his lawyers say you know they had he had they had to divert him to a hospital for this heart issue and does he stay there now while he awaits sentencing how how does that work it just seems like an unusual set of circumstances here and and and and you know what a lot of people think he's taking it and it could be that he's taking something but a lot of you know this is very stressful and people if you could imagine I mean going to jail like reikers island which is one of the worst jails in all of the country that's probably where he would be held if he's not in the infirmary so this could be stressful could be real but just gonna make sure that he's not gonna die or have a heart attack so once he gets checked out and the doctors say he's good to go he probably will be locked up in a really bad place because remember this is not a paper crime even though he's a rich guy this is a violent crime he doesn't go to the rich guys jail he goes to where everyone else goes to commit violent crimes yeah I know it and that's that's what you think women led to some people to start talking on social media he's faking it there's something going on here I think a lot of people even said that when he was in the Walker that was about sympathy I guess it had to have surgery did he have to have a right for the trial I don't know maybe he did but those are issues that are probably neither here nor there because he he's on top of the charges that just on the he was just convicted on doesn't he now have other charges that he's facing in LA and maybe other places yeah that that's correct and now he's going to have this on his record when he faces those charges so he's he's in deep trouble now that the jury verdict wasn't as as you said it wasn't as severe as I could about it was a mixed a compromise jury verdict so that the real the real strong case was the predatory sexual assault which is at minimum ten years up to life but the jury didn't find on that end it was a compromise and I guess I'm just glad that the jury really found that he did this and this was a good message that gets sent that other women you know can maybe come forward and feel comfortable in bringing bringing these kinds of things yeah that's I mean that's the issue doesn't he he had a number of people who came forward but women who was charged a similar sort of thing happen to them and they were not part of the actual case but they had some kind of a background sort of I guess the reference points like with the use on the cob Cosby case where you saw other women who the statute of limitations had expired on but they still heard from them in court and they allowed that they allow that and those women helped us in getting that verdict secured and listen you know if you see how the cross examination what we kind of followed it we would have cameras in the courtroom but you kind of understand why women don't come forward you know this guy was in charge of their careers at or at least they face felt that way and did these kinds of things happen and and you get the standard you get excoriated by the lawyers and you know that's their job I'm not criticizing them at all their job is to fight for their lawyers Ellis flee but it's not a pleasant situation and and the questions I could answer that or put you in a very bad position so you can understand why women just don't come forward yeah well we'll see what happens there is Harvey Weinstein and then I want to before you run out of time here I do want to get to know if you saw what happened the staples centers last night center last night the tribute to Kobe Bryant we saw Michael Jordan crying which created a whole new crying Jordan meme and he was very emotional very heartfelt when he talked about Kobe but his wife spoke for the out publicly for the first time about his her husband Kobe Bryant and her daughter geon a and it was it was very moving very emotional I want to ask about the legal piece of this but let's just hear from Vanessa Bryant here if you didn't hear it last night.
Chicago: Jussie Smollett Pleads Not Guilty To New Charges, Asks Illinois Supreme Court To Pause Case
"Actor jussie Smollett let back into Chicago courtroom today jussie Smollett stood before a Chicago judge and pled not guilty for the second time for lying to police about a stage homophobic and racist attack against him in Streeterville last year this time he faces six felony charges of disorderly conduct special prosecutor Dan Webb was called in to take a fresh look at the case after it was discharged last year by cook county state's attorney Kim Foxx small let's attorneys are now afraid of double jeopardy and will make an appeal to the Illinois Supreme Court small that was released on twenty thousand dollars bond but he is expected back in Chicago in a court room on March eighteenth Catherine Catalan eight ninety
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"Hey we're back and we're talking to Jake of Meister he's democratic candidate for our clerk of for circuit court clerk of cook county well let's let's get into a little bit first of all give us a little bit of your background one of I'm a lawyer and I have been practicing in the cook county circuit courts for twenty nine years one of my principal areas of practice is civil rights law I have represented a baby who needed a heart transplant whose parents insurance wouldn't pay for the heart transplant and we won and we got that child heart I've taken on Chicago public schools over there the educational standards for children with autism and we successfully were able to through the federal action force the Chicago public schools to provide one on one aids for autistic children right now I'm working on a case that headed straight for the Supreme Court were up in the appellate court representing a transgender woman against her employer hobby lobby for for transgender discrimination and that's that's going to make the a two footed case of first impression here in Illinois and we're headed up to the Illinois Supreme Court so dedicated to you know but I I I've handled a lot of the employment discrimination cases on behalf of employees and the founder of a civil rights not for profit LGBTQ civil rights for private call the civil rights agenda so you know I come from the county courts and you know I eat I am heartbroken every day then we talked a little bit about how hard it is for judges and lawyers to navigate the system with hand written orders and carbon paper but let's face it you know people who don't have lawyers who are entering into our court system are at the absolute low point in their life you know they're walking into court because they're facing eviction or they're facing foreclosure or child custody there you know issues relating to child support they may not be getting their child support you know they they're they may be facing lawsuits over with crushing debt that are going to put them into a potential bank yeah but how how is that how it is that it impacted by the circuit clerk well absolutely needed circuit clerk is the one who provides access to our justice system so right now we've got a situation where we had Dorothy brown has implemented electronic filing system it used to be if you were represented by a lawyer you could fill out the paperwork and can mail it in a big file Stanford mail it back to you now you must electronically.
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"But we are taking legal questions three one two nine eight one seven two hundred three one two nine eight one seven two hundred any legal question that you might have I want to follow up with Indian Orland park and he was talking about condo association decision to use a building fund to repair a common area our repair opera problems and I think that that's the right thing to do I don't think there's any question that that fund has to be used to make that repair the question is why are they assessing of the homeowners for it when there's a fund set up for that and Mike my advice to India's to to find out maybe this repair obviously could exceed what the fund has on in its reserve and it could be that they have to just replenished that funded to make sure that in case there's an emergency at any given time that there's money in there to do that but again you can demand you know the demand that information and I always say when you deal with condo association issues there are strength in numbers in that you know if you get together with your neighbors and you put on you know for all concerned about this issue that you do it together and you put together an email this is signed by all of the owners and that is a little more powerful than just going at it by yourself three one two nine eight one seven two hundred I wanted to talk just a minute about something that is just saw it in the news this past week Chicago is the third more most has the third most porch staffs in United States during holiday seasons meaning that people are getting things delivered from Amazon and FedEx and all that and Chicago has a very very high number of instances where people have had these things stolen it's a big problem because most people can't get something delivered at the exact time when their home in so they will you know leave all these sometimes valuable things right on your March and it could be that some plain view it could be that people are passing by and think I'm gonna go take whatever's in that box so I just wanted to I and I've been asked some questions about who has the liability you know a couple things I wanted to say about this make sure you know if you can get it delivered to your work that's obviously a better option than to have it left at your on your porch before you start getting angry about it though you should might wanna talk to your neighbors and see if maybe they picked it up maybe it was raining maybe they they were worried about it and they took it so before you start making calls make sure that the neighbor didn't do this and and pick it up for you on what you want to do to is to track it you're going to get a tracking number from FedEx or UPS or Amazon and find out make sure that it was actually delivered maybe it's just late so before you start spending time and money he need to do that track and then one of the things that you should do is to make a claim and generally speaking it depends on Amazon sometimes has these packages and sometimes the Amazon has sellers that advertise on Amazon so you have to figure out whether it's an Amazon product or or from a seller on Amazon and usually the seller is going to have insurance for this and it's going to compensate you Amazon has a a little bit of a guarantee it's called like a dizzy or something like that if you read the terms of it they do guaranteed that it gets delivered to you and you actually receive it so they still have liability for up until the time that you actually receive it meaning you take it out you might have to file a claim with them usually they're pretty good but if they don't you might consider filing a claim with your homeowner's insurance again most homeowners insurance policies will have a deductible that might be five hundred to two thousand dollars and it may not even be a VOB made me that even work to do that because your product may not even reach that deductible and then you deal with the issue of your homeowner's insurance going up so again you know best to know where things are coming from where they're being delivered if you can you know get it delivered to a neighbor who might be at home I'm sure that would I'll probably be the safest thing to do other than send it to your work address if you can do that hopefully that'll help out during the holiday season as Chicago it looks like I don't think it's a common thing for people to do a let's get out the numbers again three one two nine eight one seven two hundred let's go to fill in Naperville hi bill welcome to the show hi yeah this is a more general question on the court system in Illinois so I I case went from a circuit court to the Illinois Supreme Court it was remanded back it was vacated the decision was vacated from lower corner at the Supreme Court level she sent back to the circuit court for further action but I remanded is what they called it black black candidate case go beyond the Illinois Supreme Court without going back through the Illinois Supreme Court this is really a technical question gonna put you on hold for a minute this is really technical and let me just try to simplify it a little bit to make it a little bit more interesting for people generally speaking of the case gets decided in a regular court can you go to court a personal injury action or whatever it is it gets decided by a judge or jury you have a right to appeal that to the Illinois appellate court okay the Illinois appellate court has to take it and then they make a decision on it if they don't give you decision you like you have a right to ask the Illinois Supreme Court to hear it the only Supreme Court does not have to hear cases they only hear cases that they they want to keep the here because usually because they're important or the relevant or maybe the court thinks that there was a mistake made and the court will then take that case in this case is bill said of the Supreme Court remanded that to the circuit court meaning the lower court with instructions probably to redo it or we hear certain aspects of it maybe I I'm not quite sure what the the actual facts are here but he is now asking could this go past the Illinois Supreme Court I suppose it could it could be that it's remanded the it's a circuit court then makes a decision it's appealed again and it could go back to the only Supreme Court and it could be at that point you could ask the US Supreme Court I suppose for for them to hear it it's very complicated but it's these these cases I'm not I think I actually know what he's he's talking about I think it's a it's a divorce case that was recently decided by the Illinois Supreme Court but to get to the US Supreme Court it's a very unusual thing the Supreme Court hears a very few cases every year and they only hear cases where there's a dispute in jurisdictions meaning like maybe one state fines DOT finds one way in another state finds another where one jurisdiction finds you know conflicting types of interpretations of the law that's kind of the best advice I can give you on that one give us a call here nine eight one seven two hundred three one two nine eight one seven two hundred let's well I had a call from a listener art Ron in Aurora called me about he said his paycheck has been short for the last three paychecks he gets paid every two weeks and you want to know what to do it's not a lot of money he didn't want to hire a lawyer over it and I think that's a good answer it's a good question Illinois department of labor he has an online wage claim division in you go on and you tell them about it if the the boss is not paying you overtime if the bosses shorting your paycheck or treating you in a in a way monetarily that that you don't agree with you fill this out you give the proof you maybe if there's a punch card or time clock or whatever it is your time sheets and you submit it with the proof and the Illinois department of labor will do an investigation they're not the fastest in the world but they will do an investigation and they will tell the employer to pay you your money if that's appropriate you can also file a small claim and small claims court which is much more complicated probably a little bit faster but will require you to do some legal work that you may not feel comfortable doing which means going to court and standing in front of a judge and proving your case so that's something that you need to take about a report on pulling from dekalb yes me so many books have been written about divorcing a narcissist I'm going through a divorce right now with the narcissist what advice can you give me about how to handle it that's a really full question here narcissism is is a personality disorder it's not something that is a mental illness it's not something that can be changed and a narcissist generally do not they're very difficult to live with they do not like to be rejected and the idea of divorcing in our subsist is usually something that makes them fight and makes them fight about petty things makes them sometimes bring the children into the fold and get them to to to backlash against you so I would say just did a very good lawyer read up on these books because these books do give you some very specific advice on how to handle it and make sure you stick with your guns because of so many people want to get out of a marriage with a narcissist that they agree to almost anything just to get out of the marriage and that's not what you should do you should make sure that you stay not to say fight about petty things I'm not saying that I'm saying to stick with your guns and make sure children are taken care of and that you can move on in your life with the result that you get if you want to send me an email I'll be happy to give you a couple books that I recommend to listeners who asked me that very question you can call me at three one two three three two seven eight hundred or email me at WGN at S. Karen Conti dot com we come back more legal questions give us a call nine eight one seven two hundred tomorrow morning we started nine if you own your car for a while or maybe you got a great deal on a used vehicle that feels new to you triple a has a vehicle protection plan that fits your needs and your budget.
"illinois supreme court" Discussed on WLS-AM 890
"That the Democrat investigations are blocking lawmakers from actually passing legislation the bottom line is they don't have the votes in the house to move forward. the house to vote for this committee to open up an impeachment inquiry they don't have the votes some of the Democrats want to vote for some of the Democrats would vote against it but they don't have the votes so what they do is they spend valuable committee time that we could be spending on other important things on this fake photo impeachment though and asking is confirming the president trump asked him to urge Jeff sessions to re read verse himself and oversee the rush investigation however Lou and aski says he never delivered that message but he told the house Judiciary Committee that trump didn't ask him to break the law he said I didn't think the president asked me to do anything illegal a judge in R. Kelly's Illinois a sexual assault cases refused to give one hundred thousand dollars in bail money back to a Kelly friend who paid it in February to secure the singer's release from cook county jail judge says papers that Valencia love sign clearly indicated she could lose the money loves lawyers said in court today that she didn't know what she paid ten percent of the million dollar bond that Kelly would be charged federally and land in federal jail Joan are John Collins now says that love fears losing all that money as the charges stack up against our Callie Saudi Arabia's energy minister says fifty percent of the production cut by the attack on its oil processing plant has now been restored prince Abdelaziz been Solomon made the comments Tuesday night at a news conference in Jeddah the attack Saturday struck a Saudi oil field and the world's largest crude oil processing plant which knocked out five point seven million barrels of crude oil production per day for the kingdom or about five percent of the world's daily production Illinois officials have suspended the law Lysons of that sermon man charged in the beating of his five year old son Illinois state's attorney registration and disciplinary commission disclosed Monday the license a sixty year old Andrew friend of crystal lake will remain on suspension until further ruling. the Illinois Supreme Court he is awaiting trial on charges he murdered his five year old son AJ state panel has approved an emergency ban on sales of flavored E. cigarettes in New York the vote today by the state public health and health planning council means the ban goes into effect immediately in New York the band does not cover tobacco or menthol flavored E. cigarettes retailers will have two weeks to reamer over the merchandise from shells governor Andrew Cuomo propose the emergency band Sunday citing the surging use among young people WLS news time is six thirty four as we take.
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"Forget. we give respect to our first responders and the people whose lives were lost and also the victims whose lives are still being shaped by the events of that I've visited pensive tended to ceremony at the Pennsylvania memorial a painting of the virgin Mary said to be weeping inside a northwest side church is set to be moved today that after the church was sold during a foreclosure years WGN's Pam judge judge approved the sale of holy Trinity Greek orthodox church to the universal life church the new owner will also take over holy Trinity's school lease the painting of merry which Parisian or say has had moisture dripping from its eyes has drawn hundreds of worshipers the Greek metropolis of Chicago is taking possession of the painting today person or Dan and a clueless as the sale went through but people love the church won't let it fade away have moved out of that neighborhood but our whole journey has not moved up people's hearts Pam Jones WGN the Illinois Supreme Court has chosen and Burke to be the next Chief Justice of the quarter husband alderman ed Burke faces fourteen federal corruption charges crystal lake police announcing this morning they have someone in custody hours after hit and run crash last night's into people to the hospital here's WGN's Ryan burst of like police say a man and woman were on a motorcycle traveling southbound on Virginia road when a red sedan hit the motorcycle at Berkshire share drive throwing both of the riders thread today and then fled the area the man on the motorcycle taking a northwestern hospital in Huntley with life threatening injuries the female form to condo Medical Center with serious injuries by five this morning police said they had someone in custody but have not released the name or announced any charges right borough WGN news in Tallahassee police say a suspect is in custody after at least six people were stabbed at an office this morning took place.
"illinois supreme court" Discussed on Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!
"Taco bell. Taco Bell run for the border, not the bathroom. For some reason, it just hit me love the. All right. You got married to Donna. Yes, just just very recently after how many years together? Forty only forty you you to have been called Chicago's greatest love story. And she was a producer at CBS in Chicago. Right? You talk about a workplace romance. She was an executive producers. She said, yeah, but I was his boss. She's still your show. Well, yes, you know, what made you guys get married after forty years? It just seemed like the right thing to do. I said, yeah, but you know, I body on the sheri- for you. Trust me trust me, but it was very well done in the sense by now, you know, you put forty fifty years into a community and everybody else sort of grew up with you. One of whom was a supreme court Justice for the Illinois supreme court. And so she said, oh, yes, let me do it and we went into her chambers and then into the courtroom and Donna produced it, of course, and she brought in exhibit pieces photographs of our time together. But our our up bringing to and actually had oral arguments and I had rebuttal I was given to minutes rebuttal. She took about eight or nine on why we should get married in front of the judge. The judge was there not not the full panel, but in sir. Bill? Well, I thought it was something I said, we put in forty years and we're happy. You know, what's the point? What? Why now? And of course I was overruled by the judge and. Did you really think she's gonna ruin your look? I was reaching back to my law school days, and now I, we have, you know, three or four couples there. We rolled out some meat packing paper down the aisle to enter, and someone's sprinkled the rose pedals ruins. And then my sound man from the production company played Atlanta's mile. Love has come a long loud. That is a thank you so much for telling us all this. Well, it's fun. Thank you for making. Forgoing low. Keep those good scores coming. That's Bill Kurtis next time on. Wait, wait naked into shamed panelists, PJ O'Rourke hell in Hong and Mazda, Bonnie reveal the secret to crafting the perfect wait weight persona, pajamas or the less threatening members of the winter hill gang. I don't know what that edited it did Etta. No, it's not an act. She really is that happy. It's Helen. I'm faith Sailly. That's next time. Support for NPR and the following message come from circus oh, lay crystal, a frozen playground of world-class ice skating and stunning acrobatics. See it live at Capital One arena from December. Fifth to ninth tickets available now at circus. Oh, dot com.
"illinois supreme court" Discussed on Stuff You Missed in History Class
"That she was admired outside the family and also sums up her story a little bit it describes her as quote of you lotto who has been brought up in lord mansfield family almost from her infancy and whose amiable disposition at accomplishments have earned her the highest respect from all his lordships relations and visited visits there is also a highly fictionalized dramatization of her life a fill that came at a couple of years ago that simply titled bell i watched that it's enjoyable but it is highly fictional a shy fiction life also uh i times maybe a little beladere matic words what's a move villager mad i ever so those are those are the three astonishing bells that i found talk about on the podcast today i'm not going to disguise the fact that unabashedly love all of them but did you find astonishing email not exactly but i did find some email it is from kerry and it is about our recent two parter on the fort shot indian school basketball team specifically part two and carry says dear holly and tracy i just finished listening for shot indians will basketball champions part to podcast in the description of the st louis world's fair the fact that babies in 'incubators were on display there was mentioned this was no surprise to me as i had previously ran an article on the most famous of these incubator babies a longrunning dispute over the custody of the baby between the birth mother and a woman who wanted to adopt the baby drug on for years and at one point involved kidnapping the case involved the kansas supreme court the illinois supreme court and finally several decisions by the united states supreme court the debate the debate with a sensation and made national headlines on an offer for ten years that little girl named marion by her birth mother and dorothy by the attempted adopted mother was known across the country as the incubator baby.