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  • Part four: Bankruptcy Inc.

    Part four: Bankruptcy Inc.
    Somewhere in the third year of Tribune Co.'s marathon Chapter 11 proceeding, U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Kevin Carey looked out at a Delaware courtroom packed with high-priced attorneys and conceded the case had broken down into what he called a...
  • Possible candidates

    SAMUEL ALITO Age: 55 School: Yale Law School Background:: Deputy assistant attorney general under President Ronald Reagan, U.S. attorney for the District of New Jersey. Currently: Judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit (appointed 1990)....
  • A treasure-trove beyond words

     A treasure-trove beyond words
    I joined the faculty of the University of Chicago Law School in 1981. On the day after I moved to Hyde Park, a young English professor told me, in hushed tones, "The best thing about the University of Chicago is the Sem Co-op." He added, as if he were...
  • Classical recording label Cedille marks 25 years

    Classical recording label Cedille marks 25 years
    For a quarter of a century, the feisty little indie label Cedille Records has stood out as a plucky survivor in a domestic classical recording business that has been buffeted by a slumping economy, vanishing retail stores, the inexorable advance of pop...
  • Jonathan Stern, vice president of development, Columbia College Chicago

    Jonathan Stern, vice president of development, Columbia College Chicago
    Columbia College Chicago has selected Jonathan Stern as vice president of development. In his new role, effective Aug. 4, Stern will help lead the college’s development program involving all fundraising activities, including the coordination and...
  • Randall Reese, senior advisor, UpShot Services

    Randall Reese, senior advisor, UpShot Services
    Randall Reese has joined UpShot Services, a claims and noticing agent serving companies undergoing Chapter 11, as a senior advisor. In this role, he will focus on servicing the needs of UpShot’s clients in Chicago, where he is based, as well as...
  • Kim Kamin, chief wealth strategist, Gresham Partners

    Kim Kamin, chief wealth strategist, Gresham Partners
    Kim Kamin has joined wealth management firm Gresham Partners as a principal, serving as chief wealth strategist and a client advisor.  Kamin will help lead the firm’s estate, wealth transfer, philanthropic and fiduciary planning activities. Prior to...
  • High court grants injunction for Wheaton College in health care case

    High court grants injunction for Wheaton College in health care case
    The U.S. Supreme Court has granted Wheaton College a temporary stay in its fight against the federal health care law’s contraception mandate and will hear arguments Wednesday from lawyers representing the school and the White House about whether the...
  • DNA links murder and rape of Holly Staker, 11, to second murder 8 years later

    DNA links murder and rape of Holly Staker, 11, to second murder 8 years later
    More than two decades after 11-year-old Holly Staker was raped and killed in what became one of Lake County's most contentious prosecutions, DNA evidence from her 1992 case has been matched to a potential suspect in a second slaying that took place nearly...
  • Driver faces DUI charge in fatal Lake Shore Drive crash

    Driver faces DUI charge in fatal Lake Shore Drive crash
    A woman who died after the taxi in which she was riding was hit by a suspected drunken driver going the wrong way on Lake Shore Drive was about to graduate from University of Chicago Law School, authorities said Saturday afternoon. The driver, whose...
  • Prosecutors: Driver in fatal crash admitted to having 5 or 6 drinks

    Prosecutors: Driver in fatal crash admitted to having 5 or 6 drinks
    A Lakeview man accused of drunkenly driving the wrong way on Lake Shore Drive early Friday and killing a woman after he struck her oncoming taxi was ordered held on $750,000 bail Sunday in Cook County bond court. Erik F. Johnson, 23, of the 3500 block...
  • Illinois companies' health care challenge hinges on Supreme Court

    At least six Illinois companies have a stake in the U.S. Supreme Court's decision Tuesday to consider employers' religious objections that they cover contraception in the health care benefits they provide their workers. The high court announced it would...