In The News

This page is updated periodically with coverage of Legal Action Chicago court proceedings, policy victories, and other announcements.

  • 12/14/23: Coverage of the Illinois Commerce Commission’s decision to cut the size of Commonwealth Edison’s rate hike.
  • 12/4/23: Coverage of the Illinois Commerce Commission’s decision to adopt Legal Action Chicago and Community Organizing and Family Issues’ low-income discount rate proposal for gas utility customers.
  • 11/17/23: Coverage of court decision Legal Action Chicago’s Lawrence Wood obtained to enjoin the City of Blue Island from shutting off dozens of mobile home park residents’ water just days before Thanksgiving.
  • 6/26/23: Crain’s Chicago Business publishes an Op-Ed piece by Legal Action Chicago Director John Bouman on the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Tyler v. Hennepin County and the racialized effects of Cook County’s property tax sales
  • 3/26/23: The Chicago Sun-Times quotes Legal Action Chicago Staff Attorney Dan Schneider extensively in an article about self-repossessing cars
  • 2/7/23: The Chicago Sun-Times publishes an Op-Ed piece by Legal Action Chicago Director John Bouman about a proposed increase in aid to Illinoisans who are disabled and elderly
  • 12/19/22: Coverage of the Bell, et al. v. Pappas, et al. case filing by the Cook County Record
  • 12/16/22: Coverage of the Bell, et al. v. Pappas, et al. case filing by WBEZ
  • 12/15/22: Director John Bouman interviewed on WTTW for their show Chicago Tonightabout the Bell, et al. v. Pappas, et al. case
  • 12/15/22: Front-page story in the Chicago Tribune about the filing of the Bell, et al. v. Pappas, et al. case
  • 12/15/22: Coverage of the Bell, et al. v. Pappas, et al. case filing by Fox-32 Chicago
  • 8/16/22: Coverage of the Ramirez, et al. v. LexisNexis Risk Solutions case by the Associated Press
  • 8/16/22: Coverage in Law360 of the Ramirez, et al. v. LexisNexis Risk Solutions case, where Legal Action Chicago is serving as local counsel
  • 7/25/22: Supervisory Attorney Lawrence Wood interviewed by the Chicago Sun-Times regarding the recently-announced settlement with the Chicago Housing Authority in the Olver, et al. v. Chicago Housing Authority case
  • 7/13/22: Staff Attorney Dan Schneider interviewed by the Chicago Sun-Times regarding the Overland Bond class action
  • 2/24/22: Legal Action Chicago mentioned in an opinion piece on reforming storage unit auction laws by Paul E. Kantwill, a longtime consumer advocate and the Executive Director of the Rule of Law Institute at Loyola University Chicago School of Law
  • 1/11/21: Legal Action’s Lawrence Wood is profiled in the Buffalo News