Category Archives: sexual harrassment

The “Magic” in School District Education Settlement Agreements


  As any lawyer or hearing officer will attest, it is almost always better to settle a case than to go to hearing. There are several reasons for this. First, it avoids the delay, expense, uncertainty, and emotional strain associated … Continue reading

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Is Illinois’s Budget Real ? Or a Political Convenience ?


Illinois budget watchdog groups are skeptical over whether the $38.5 billion fiscal 2019 state budget that passed Thursday is truly “balanced” . Lawmakers from both sides of the aisle should restrain their self-praise about the budget plan given that it … Continue reading

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Chicago’s Annual Summer Shooting Season Begins !!!


This weekend marked the start of the annual Summer Shooting Season. Similar to last year, we’ll expect to see around 250 homicides and an additional 1,000 shot and wounded between now and Labor Day weekend. Final Shoot-o-Rahm-a Tally: 8 killed, … Continue reading

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Consent is not enough: If You want a Sexual Partner, Look for Enthusiasm; OR You May Be Looking for an Attorney


As an attorney, I am getting this question asked in various formats more frequently in light of the current social dialogue and #metoo movement: Are you a man about to leap into bed with a woman, worried that you might … Continue reading

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Shotgun shell, threatening social media post prompt extra police at Mundelein High School


Does this sound familiar? Officials at Mundelein High School say there’s no threat to students or staff, but additional police officers have been requested to ease growing tensions at the school after a shotgun shell was found in a bathroom … Continue reading

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Can Speaker Madigan Survive ?


That’s the big unknown. What else is out there? Lots and lots of rumors are jetting through the gossip-sphere, but nobody has yet come forward. Madigan has been in power for so long that the odds are pretty darned good … Continue reading

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Another #Madigoon Bites The Dust


For the second time in a week, Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan has parted ways with a top lieutenant in his Democratic political organization, this time citing “inappropriate behavior by a volunteer toward a candidate and staff” during a 2016 … Continue reading

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Questions, Speaker Madigan Will Have To Answer !


Three key questions that will dominate Illinois politics in the days to come. What did the Speaker know? When did he know it? What did he do about it?

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