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ExxonMobil Accused of Unlawful Discrimination in Hiring by LGBT Rights Group

ExxonMobil Accused of Unlawful Discrimination in Hiring by LGBT Rights Group The Illinois Human Rights Commission granted a significant victory to the Freedom to Work group, and to advocates for LGBT rights in Illinois and beyond: they overturned a previous decision the Illinois Department of Human Rights had made that Freedom…>read more

No Comment July 23, 2014

Misleading Statements the Focus of Case Against General Motors

Misleading Statements the Focus of Case Against General Motors A criminal fraud case is being developed by federal prosecutors to determine if General Motors issued misleading statements about a deadly ignition switch flaw, according to Reuters. The prosecutors are also examining activity by the company that dates back one…>read more

No Comment July 14, 2014

Illinois Circuit Court Judge Steps Down to Reopen Family Law Practice

Illinois Circuit Court Judge Steps Down to Reopen Family Law Practice Michael Ian Bender is a former judge in the Circuit Court of Cook County in Illinois. He has announced that he will reopen his practice in downtown Chicago. It is called The Law Office of Michael Ian Bender. The firm…>read more

No Comment June 4, 2014

Illinois Eavesdropping Law Held Unconstitutional

Illinois Eavesdropping Law Held Unconstitutional A unanimous Illinois Supreme Court, while reversing the conviction of a person charged with secretly recording the conversation of a Cook County court reporter, held that the Illinois Eavesdropping Act was unconstitutional. The concerned statute requires a person to obtain…>read more

No Comment March 22, 2014

Illinois Internet Sales Tax Struck Down by State Supreme Court

Illinois Internet Sales Tax Struck Down by State Supreme Court The Illinois Supreme Court struck down a 2011 state law that imposed a sales tax on online retailers, this week. This might lead to local brick-and-mortar shops being at a disadvantage against online retailers, but the reasoning of the court…>read more

No Comment October 19, 2013

Illinois Supreme Court Strikes down State’s Gun Law

Illinois Supreme Court Strikes down State’s Gun Law On Friday, the Illinois Supreme Court published its opinion in the matter of Illinois v Aguilar striking down the gun law in the state that prohibits carrying firearms. The High Court opined that the law was against the Second Amendment…>read more

No Comment September 16, 2013

Illinois Gets Tough Gun Law and Background Checks

Illinois Gets Tough Gun Law and Background Checks On Sunday, Illinois Governor Pat Quinn signed a gun-control measure that broadened the scope of background checks and added a number of new measures for gun owners and would-be gun purchasers. Besides background checks for all persons seeking to buy…>read more

1 Comment August 19, 2013

Award Winning Professor’s Insane and Murderous Dark Past Comes to Light

Award Winning Professor’s Insane and Murderous Dark Past Comes to Light A downstate Illinois university is supporting one of its award-winning professors after his dark past was revealed. A Texas newspaper recently revealed that James St. James of Millikin University killed his whole family 40 years ago as a teenager in…>read more

1 Comment August 6, 2013

Illinois Gets Three New Driving Laws

Illinois Gets Three New Driving Laws On Monday, Gov. Pat Quinn signed three new road safety laws. Two of the laws are focused on teenagers. The first law, popularly called “Patricia’s Law” prohibits judges from granting supervision to any person who has a previous conviction, or…>read more

No Comment August 6, 2013

Illinois Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Abortion Notification Law

Illinois Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Abortion Notification Law On Thursday, the Illinois Supreme Court issued a ruling ending a legal battle that would allow a 1995 law to be enforced. The implementation of the law, which requires parents to be notified in cases where girls seeking abortion are…>read more

No Comment July 12, 2013

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Capital Markets Counsel 3 Attorney
USA-NC-Charlotte

Wells Fargo & Company, a diversified financial services company, is seeking an experienced capital markets Attorney to join its Law Department in its Charlotte, NC office. The individual selected...