My live webinar on Handling an Appeal in the Illinois Appellate Court will be presented by the Illinois State Bar Association on Wednesday, February 26, 2020, from 12:00 to 1:00. Register here: https://bit.ly/392s7qQ CPP 2-26-20 Studio Flyer
Timothy J. Storm has been named to Illinois Super Lawyers in the Appellate category for the sixth straight year.
This decision was issued by a motions panel of the court of appeals. The plaintiffs, eleven former employees of an Indiana city, sued the mayor and the city under 42 U.S.C. § 1983, claiming that the mayor violated their First Amendment rights by firing them because of their political affiliations. […]
The defendant was sentenced on July 8, 2013, to 71 months in prison for possessing a firearm as a felon. Pursuant to Rule 4(b)(1)(A) of the Federal Rules of Appellate Procedure, the deadline for filing a notice of appeal was July 22. That deadline is not jurisdictional but it is […]
The plaintiff, whose parents were killed when a Union Pacific train derailed, filed a wrongful death action against Union Pacific in Illinois state court. Union Pacific removed the case to federal court, asserting diversity jurisdiction: The decedents were domiciled in Illinois and Union Pacific is a Delaware corporation with its principal […]