Illinois Supreme Court
The Illinois Supreme Court found that an employer cannot be held liable in a whistleblower action if the factfinder believes the employer had a legitimate, non-retaliatory reason for firing an employee.
When in-house lawyers licensed in other states are only permitted to do work for their employers, it can make setting up a successful corporate pro bono program pretty difficult, as socially conscious GCs are surely aware.
If only the city could sell its parking meters again… Last Wednesday, the 7th Circuit upheld a lower court decision to dismiss the City of Chicago’s lawsuits against online ticket reseller StubHub! Inc. and its parent company, auction site eBay Inc. The money-hungry city was looking to wet its beak...