Traffic camera case dismissed

CHICAGO, Jan. 23 (UPI) -- A federal judge in Chicago backed city officials in dismissing a lawsuit challenging the use of surveillance cameras to nab violators of traffic laws.

Judge blocks moment of silence law

CHICAGO, Nov. 15 (UPI) -- A federal judge in Chicago refused to allow a school district to impose a state-mandated moment of silence before classes.

Judge refuses to block 'moment of silence'

CHICAGO, Oct. 30 (UPI) -- A federal judge has refused to block Illinois' "moment of silence" law but says a parent can proceed with a lawsuit.
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Robert William Gettleman (born May 5, 1943) is a United States federal judge.

Gettleman was born in Atlantic City, New Jersey and moved with his family to Miami, Florida at a young age. Gettleman received a B.S./B.A. from Boston University in 1965. He received a J.D. from Northwestern University School of Law in 1968. He was a Staff law clerk, U.S. Court of Appeals, 7th Circuit in 1968. He was a law clerk, Hon. Latham Castle, U.S. Court of Appeals, 7th Circuit from 1968 to 1969. He was a Law clerk, Hon. Luther Swygert, U.S. Court of Appeals, 7th Circuit in 1970.

Gettleman was in private practice of law in Chicago, Illinois from 1970 to 1994. He joined the firm of D'Ancona & Pflaum as an associate in the firm's litigation department in 1970, and became a partner in 1974. He remained with the firm until being appointed to the federal bench.

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