7/1/16: Michael Condon & Jason Rose won summary judgment in Kankakee County’s favor in James v. Kankakee County, No. 14-2283 (C.D. Ill. July 1, 2016). A jail inmate brought suit, alleging that two county correctional officers failed to keep him safe and failed to prevent a fight after a “rival” inmate was let out of his cell and into the day room where the first inmate had been sitting. The court ruled that the inmate could not show that the defendant officers acted with “deliberate indifference” since both the officers and the first inmate were surprised by the second inmate’s attack.
6/15/16: Mike Bersani & Yordana Wysocki recently participated in a Department of Labor Webinar on the new Overtime Rules for State and Local Governments.
4/26/16: Mike Bersani speaks at Tokio Marine HCC Public Risk Group’s annual panel conference about Section 1983 Trending Issues and Recent Case Law.
4/18/16: Michael Condon argues before the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals in Fonder v. Kankakee County Sheriff, No. 15-2905.