Illinois Justices Rule Chicago Can’t Destroy Cop Misconduct Records

A Chicago police union’s collective-bargaining agreement requirement that the police department destroy all officer disciplinary records after five years is unenforceable because it conflicts with public policy and state records law, the Illinois Supreme Court ruled Thursday.

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Storage Wars

An appeals court in California upheld a ruling in favor of Public Storage in a breach of contract suit brought by David Hester, a star on the reality television show “Storage Wars,” relating to the contents of a self-storage unit he purchased. Auction attendees signed an agreement that included language permitting the company to rescind a sale in the event of an error by the seller. 

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Pentagon Watchdog OKs $10B Contract Given to Microsoft Over Amazon

A Defense Department watchdog said Wednesday the Pentagon did not violate laws or regulations when awarding a $10 billion cloud computing contract to Microsoft, though an executive privilege claim prevented it from fully reviewing whether the White House steered the contract away from Amazon due to President Donald Trump’s personal animus against the tech giant.

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