Illinois Cases To Watch In 2nd Half Of 2022

By Celeste Bott (July 14, 2022, 3:02 PM EDT) — Justices on the Illinois Supreme Court could offer clarity in the coming months on two key biometric privacy litigation issues that will impact dozens of pending privacy cases filed under Illinois’ landmark statute. 

The Seventh Circuit, meanwhile, has been instructed by the nation’s top court to revisit a suit brought by Northwestern University workers accusing the school of saddling their retirement plan with high fees and poor investments, in a case lawyers say is worth attention even outside the ERISA sphere.

Illinois attorneys in both the plaintiff and defense bars are keeping a close eye on how courts interpret the state’s controversial new…

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