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Connolly v. Lightfoot

Chicago and Cook County, Illinois, residents have faced some of the most stringent and legally questionable COVID restrictions in the country. They have been masked for nearly the entire pandemic and Chicago families have been forced to fight for schools to simply reopen. Now, just...

Vugo v. City of Chicago

Chicago's ban on advertisements in and on ridesharing vehicles – but not in or on taxis and other vehicles – violates drivers' and advertisers' constitutional rights to free speech and equal protection.

Mendez v. City of Chicago

Chicago has imposed some of the nation's most extreme restrictions on people's ability to share their homes through online platforms such as Airbnb. We're challenging the law for violating homeowners' constitutional rights.

Labell v. City of Chicago

In 2015, Chicago enacted the nation's first tax on streaming entertainment services such as Netflix and Spotify. We're challenging Chicago's amusement tax because it violates the Illinois Constitution, the U.S. Constitution, and federal law.