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Government Lawyers NewsletterThe newsletter of the ISBA’s Standing Committee on Government Lawyers

June 2002, vol. 3, no. 4

In This Issue…

  • Just between you and me?— privacy and electronic messages
    "Hey Sue! Wanna do lunch Thursday?" ... "Mom, we will be home this weekend, please give me a call." ...
  • Someone you should know: Paige Reed
    Describing the balancing act between career and family as challenging is an understatement.
  • Attorney General issues opinions
    Under section 4 of the Attorney General Act (15 ILCS 205/4 (West 2000)), the Attorney General is authorized, upon request, to give written legal opinions to state officers and state's attorneys on matters relating to their official duties.
  • In-sites
    Many administrative law judges have found Morell E. Mullins' book, Manual For Administrative Law Judges, to be a useful resource in their practices.
  • Case law update
    Daniels v. Industrial Comm'n, No. 90318 (March 21, 2002). Under section 13 of the Workers' Compensation Act (820 ILCS 305/13 (West 1992)), responsibility for appointing commissioners and for filling vacancies in the office of commissioner of the Industrial Commission is vested in the governor "by and with the consent of the Senate."
  • News you can use
    The Federal Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit has adopted a rule requiring briefs to be submitted in digital format, both to the court and to each party represented by counsel, in addition to the standard hard copy filing requirements.

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