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Billable Pressure and the 'Snitch Rule': Why Illinois Lawyers Seem to Keep Getting Caught Overcharging Clients

“If lawyers in a firm find out that one of their partners or associates is [overbilling clients following an investigation, they are obligated to inform the ARDC about the attorney’s conduct,” explained attorney Steve Splitt, spokesman for the Attorney Registration & Disciplinary Commission of the Illinois Supreme Court.         Click Here To Read The Full […]

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Prisoners Must Have Cheesecake, Sixth Circuit Rules

“As this case powerfully illustrates, people who are incarcerated retain basic constitutional rights like the freedom to practice their religion,” said Daniel Korobkin, of the ACLU of Michigan, who represented two Jewish inmates who alleged their religious rights were infringed upon when they were denied cheesecake on the Shavuot holiday.         Click Here To Read […]

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