Publications

Illinois Bar Journal
Articles From James W. Hilliard

The Illinois Constitution: A Primer By James W. Hilliard October 2008 Column, Page 494 Background on the Illinois Constitution and the Con-Con.
Tapping Agency Expertise: The Doctrine of Primary Jurisdiction By James W. Hilliard May 2008 Article, Page 256 Courts use the doctrine to refer an issue to an administrative agency for expert determination. Here's how it works in Illinois.
The “Religious Purposes” Property Tax Exemption and the First Amendment By James W. Hilliard October 2002 Article, Page 549 Here's how taxing authorities can determine whether property is being used for religious purposes without impermissibly inquiring into religious beliefs.