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  • Trial Notebook

    Suffering from debilitating symptoms of a nightmarish neurological disorder when she represented herself in a personal-injury case that was tried at the Daley Center, Linda Reed asked the trial judge for six accommodations.
  • Modern Family

    Maintenance is an issue that frequently arises in many divorces. Typically, maintenance is a factor in cases where one spouse has historically been the primary breadwinner and the other spouse has either not been employed outside the home or has been underemployed.
  • Legal History

    See if you know what happened on this day in Legal History with Karen Conti.
  • Lawyers' Forum

    The Donald. No, not the lovable, pantless duck, but the billionaire presidential candidate currently battling for the 2016 Republican nomination.
  • Federal Courts

    Today’s column examines a U.S. District Court decision holding that payday loans charging nearly 140 percent in interest violated the Illinois Interest Act and the Illinois Consumer Fraud and Deceptive Business Practices Act.
  • Toxic Tort Talk

    The Illinois Supreme Court recently delivered a judgment and opinion which held plaintiff Ellen Folta’s action was barred by the exclusive remedy provisions of the Workers’ Compensation Act (820 ILCS 305/5(a), 11) and the Workers’ Occupational Diseases Act (820 ILCS 310/5(a), 11).
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  • DENVER — It’s a mountain-bound battle between those who want to whoosh and those who want to shred.
  • time-out

    Earlier this month, Chicago Blackhawks fans let out a sigh of relief when they learned that star right winger Patrick Kane would not face criminal charges in New York for the alleged rape of a 21-year-old woman.
  • The Laws of Fitness

    I’ve only been running a little over a year, but being from Chicago I knew I had to adapt to winter running to succeed as a runner. Here are some of my tips for running through a Chicago winter:
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    LOS ANGELES — Paul Walker’s father sued Porsche for negligence and wrongful death Wednesday over the 2013 accident that killed the “Fast & Furious” star.
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    NEW YORK — If the beginning of the holiday season is any indication, it could be a merry mobile Christmas for shoppers.
  • Opening Statement

    This year the head writers of The Chicago Bar Association’s annual Bar Show, attorneys Clifford E. Berman and David S. Miller, took a page out of the works of Charles Dickens for the title for the 92nd annual production of the social and political satire by calling it “A Christmas Quarrel: A Tale of Two Parties.”
  • The Final Draught

    Last year, Left Hand Brewing in Longmont, Colo., made news when they tried to trademark the term “Nitro.” Left Hand Milk Stout had been popular for years, but it really took off when they started serving it with a nitro pour.
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