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Title VII Violation

Francis Joseph Golla brought this Title VII race discrimination action against his former employer, the Office of the Chief Judge of Cook County, Illinois, and Cook County, Illinois, itself for purposes of indemnifying any judgment(collectively, “Defendants”).

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Collective Bargaining Agreement

Milwaukee County appeals an order granting summary judgment to Milwaukee District Council 48 (DC 48) finding that certain Milwaukee County employees, represented by DC 48, were not covered by a collective bargaining agreement (CBA) at the time Milwaukee County General Ordinance (MCGO) § 201.24(4.1) took effect, thus rendering them eligible for certain retirement benefits.

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Ineffective Assistance of Counsel

Jesus David Gutierrez-Mendoza appeals a judgment convicting him of the following charges: one count of second-degree sexual assault of a child; one count of child enticement (exposing a sex organ); one count of repeated sexual assault of the same child (at least three violations of first- or second-degree sexual assault); and ten counts of sex with a child age sixteen or older.

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Statutory Interpretation

Defendants Kevin Johnson and Tyler Lang traveled from California to a mink farm in Illinois where they released approximately 2000 minks from their cages and destroyed or damaged other property on the farm. While on their way to damage a fox farm, Johnson and Lang were arrested on state charges of possession of burglary tools.

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