Chief Judge Pallmeyer opted for an abbreviated format for her sixth amended COVID General Order issued, Friday, September 4. That is presumably because the order is simpler than it was at the outset of the pandemic. There are no blanket case extension. The General Order basically extends provisions limiting courthouse access to wha tis necessary.
Corporate Entity Must be Represented by Counsel in Federal Court
Paradine, LLC v. Felfel Corp. d/b/a Filfel Mediterranean Fast Food Restaurant, No. 16 C 7586, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. Aug. 31, 2016) (Shadur, Sen. J.).
Judge Shadur advised defendant Felfel to respond to plaintiff Paradine’s Lanham Act false designation and unfair competition case regarding Felfel’s Filfel Mediterranean Fast Food Restaurant.
An individual who appeared…
Pro Se Parties are Given Deference Where Possible on Procedural Requirements
LHF Prods., Inc. v. Does 1-31, No. 16 C 6803, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. Sept. 23, 2016) (Shadur, Sen. J.).
Judge Shadur set defendant’s motion to quash for hearing and gave plaintiff a deadline to file a response, despite the fact that the pro se defendant had not properly noticed the motion within fourteen…
Party Must Speak Through Counsel
Brown-Younger v. LULU, No. 12 C 1979, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. May 15, 2012) (Shadur, Sen. J.).
Judge Shadur denied pro se plaintiff’s various motions in this copyright case:
- The motion seeking appointment of new pro bono was unnecessary. Having previously held that plaintiff may proceed in forma pauperis, plaintiff’s counsel’s conflict will