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Violence Against Women Act Reauthorization Passes

Bravo to the House of Representatives for passing a reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act! It is so utterly important to continue assisting victims of domestic and sexual violence. Violence and abuse come in all forms — domestic, physical, verbal, sexual and more — and unfortunately occur across all races and sexes.   There […]

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Supreme Court Allows Health Care Law Largely to Stand

The Supreme Court on Thursday largely let stand President Obama’s health care overhaul, in a mixed ruling that Court observers were rushing to analyze.

The decision was a striking victory for the president and Congressional Democrats, with a majority, including the conservative chief justice, John G. Roberts Jr., affirming the central legislative pillar of Mr. Obama’s term.

Many observers called the case the most significant before the court since at least the 2000 Bush v. Gore ruling, which decided a presidential election. In addition to the political reverberations, the case helps set the rules for one of the largest and fastest-growing sectors of the economy, one that affects nearly everyone from cradle to grave.

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Lawyer finds solace in his art

June 8, 2012 By Pat Milhizer — pmilhizer@lbpc.com Law Bulletin staff writer Chicago Daily Law Bulletin Bradley Weiss prosecuted government contractors accused of fraud in Washington, D.C., in 1999 when he developed Parkinson’s disease after a toxic injection during nasal surgery. He moved home to Chicago and eventually became of counsel at Miner, Barnhill & Galland P.C. […]

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Brilliant Litigation Attorney Stricken with Parkinson’s Disease Turns Professional Artistic Photojournalist with Debut of His Photos at Chicago’s Mars Gallery Thursday, June 7, 2012

Brilliant Litigation Attorney Stricken with Parkinson’s Disease Turns Professional Artistic Photojournalist with Debut of His Photos at Chicago’s Mars Gallery Thursday, June 7, 2012 Portion of art proceeds to benefit The Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorder Program at Rush University Medical Center as a thank you o the doctors for giving Bradley his life back […]

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Brilliant Litigation Attorney Stricken with Parkinson’s Disease Turns Professional Artistic Photojournalist with Debut of His Photos at Chicago’s Mars Gallery Thursday, June 7, 2012

Brilliant litigation attorney Bradley Weiss, who was stricken with Parkinson’s Disease at the height of his Washington, DC career with the Department of Justice and as Of Counsel at Chicago’s prestigious law firm, Miner, BarnHill & Galland, turns professional artistic photojournalist with the debut of his photo series Montezuma Nights at Chicago’s Mars Gallery, opening Thursday evening June 7, 2012, 1139 W. Fulton Market.

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