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  • Trial Notebook

    In Richard Konow’s negligent misrepresentation case against Joseph Sauber — an attorney who represented Eric Bettag in a personal-injury claim against Konow that settled for $3 million — Konow received a $28,000 judgment after a bench trial in Kane County.
  • Ask Snap-D

    Columnist Sandra Napoli-D’Arco, founder and president of Snap-D Marketing Inc., answers readers' questions on all legal marketing, business development, strategic planning and firm management.
  • Commercial Litigation

    As worker mobility increases and employees working in one state live in another, it is almost an afterthought that questions of court jurisdiction over intrastate workplace relationships come to the fore.
  • Sole Speak

    Mandatory Continuing Legal Education has been in effect in Illinois for 10 years. With Connecticut’s recent decision to get on board, similar programs now exist in 46 states.
  • Legal History

    See if you know what happened on this day in Legal History with Karen Conti.
  • Through Glazed Eyes

    In a 1995 “Seinfeld” episode, George Costanza takes exception when he spots a security guard forced to stand his entire shift while on duty at a men’s store. His outrage is appeased only when he later decides to provide the guard with a chair.
    Sporting Judgment
  • If this turns out to be Thomas Bach’s defining moment, here’s what the leader of the International Olympic Committee will be remembered for: Keeping Russia as part of the club, but losing the trust of thousands of athletes who thought that, maybe this year, they’d get the answers they’ve been looking for. — Free read
  • Sports Torts

    Former Green Bay Packers quarterback Brett Favre first pulled back the curtain on one of professional sports’ darkest secrets, when he publicly admitted that “playing with pain and injuries and because of numerous surgeries, I became dependent upon medication.”
  • The Power of Lifting

    A few tips on how to balance increasing your weight-lifting sessions with built-in recovery periods.
  • Non-Billable Hours
  • Opening Statement

    As has been said many times, “the more things change, the more they remain the same.” You need only look at “Thaddeus and Slocum: A Vaudeville Adventure,” currently in its world premiere at Lookingglass Theatre, 821 N. Michigan Ave., through Aug. 14.
  • In the previous “Star Trek” installment, Spock cried. In the latest, “Star Trek Beyond,” he laughs. And not just a little snicker, either, but a belly-full one. What bold explorations into the farthest reaches of the galaxy hold for Spock no one knows. A sigh? A hiccup? — Free read
  • LOS ANGELES — The Emmy Awards nominations told us what is already evident — the power and reputation of streaming services Netflix and Amazon are on the rise, and broadcast networks and even longtime premium cable star HBO are paying the price. — Free read
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