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Social Networking and Privacy NewsSteve Glink appeared on WGN Radio 720 radio show on February 6th with Milt Rosenberg as part of a panel discussion on social networks and the death of privacy. The panel included Steve Glink, Lori Andrews and Chandler Givens. Together the panel explored what it would mean to develop a Constitution for social networks and what concepts like freedom of expression, right to privacy, due process and the right to a fair trial might mean in the social network context. The panel also discussed how virtually everything you post on a social network or other website is being digested, analyzed, and monetized and the impact on your privacy rights. If you feel that your right of privacy has been violated, please contact us for a Free Social Networking and Privacy Consultation.
Student Rights NewsMonday morning Arturo "Arthur" Segura went to school for the first time in nearly four months. Segura has been spending his days doing housework and watching television since he was removed from Riverside Brookfield High School in December. That's when the District 208 school board voted to accept a hearing officer's finding that Segura did not live in the district. But Friday Cook County Judge Rita Novak overturned that decision and ordered RB to let Segura back in school.
School Law NewsA group of "dream makers" gathered last week to celebrate the kick-off of the 2nd Annual Pro Bono Week. This program recognized pro bono leaders in the Chicago area. A heartfelt presentation was given by Atty. Steven Glink, who is a volunteer at the Pro Bono Center.
Criminal Defense LawCiting problems with the credibility of the alleged victim’s testimony, Circuit Court Judge H. Chris Ryan Jr. acquitted Teacher Gina Purvis, 29, of Fredricktown, Mo., formerly of rural Princeton, on four counts of criminal sexual assault — a Class 1 felony — Monday morning in Bureau County Circuit Court
Teacher Rights LawA former Spring Valley high school biology teacher was found not guilty Monday in Bureau County Circuit Court of having had sex with a 15-year-old male student.
Criminal DefenseClient is an 11-year old girl who was hospitilized at the Chicago Lake Shore Hospital psych unit. She suffers from Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome stemming from multiple sexual assaults commited by her father when she was 5 and 6 years old.
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