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Section Newsletter Articles on Administrative Law

Case summaries By Hon. Edward J.. Schoenbaum Jr. Administrative Law, April 2014 Recent cases of interest to administrative law practitioners.
Agency jurisdiction—Ancillary contract disputes—Attorney fees By William A. Price Administrative Law, February 2014 A brief summary of the Ferris, Thompson, and Zweig, LTD. v. Esposito case.
Case summaries By Hon. Edward J. Schoenbaum Administrative Law, February 2014 Recent cases of interest to administrative law practitioners.
Mandamus denied for Dumas By J.A. Sebastian Administrative Law, February 2014 On February 7, 2014, the Illinois Appellate Court reiterated a long-standing principle of law relating to mandamus relief.
Administrative law case summaries By Hon. Edward J. Schoenbaum Administrative Law, January 2014 Recent cases of interest to administrative law practitioners.
Discovery rule saves plaintiffs’ fraud claims against investment firm (IL – 2d Dist) By Paul B. Porvaznik Commercial Banking, Collections, and Bankruptcy, January 2014 Rasgaitis v. Waterstone Financial Group, Inc. has real value because of its thorough discussion of agency law.
Hundreds of new regulations for the new year By William A. Price Administrative Law, January 2014 How many of these new rules are you familiar with?
The importance of protocols By Erin M. Hughes Administrative Law, January 2014 In CBS Outdoor, Inc., v. The Department of Transportation,) 111387, the timeline and protocols of the Illinois Department of Transportation are imperative to the issuance of the sign permit.
License revocation upheld By Patti Gregory-Chang Administrative Law, January 2014 In the recent unpublished opinion of Addy v. City of Chicago Department of Administrative Hearings, the first District Appellate Court recently upheld revocation of appellant’s Chauffeur license. The order is instructive.
State Journal-Register v. University of Illinois Springfield: Journalism or sensationalism – The Appellate Court weighs in By Yolaine Dauphin Racial and Ethnic Minorities and the Law, January 2014 In this case, the Journal had published articles on a sex scandal involving coaches at UIS, and sought additional information to continue its coverage of the story.
Administrative Conference of the United States By William A. Price Administrative Law, December 2013 Find out what this body has recently been up to.
Administrative law case summaries By Hon. Edward J. Schoenbaum Administrative Law, December 2013 Recent cases of interest to administrative law practitioners.
Standards for administrative review By Jewel N. Klein Administrative Law, December 2013 Two recent cases, Medina Nursing Center, Inc. v. Health Facilities and Services Review Board and Heabler v. Ill. Dep’t. of Finance & Professional Regulations, offer important insights into the standards that the appellate courts use when reviewing administrative agency decisions.
State Journal-Register v. University of Illinois Springfield: Journalism or sensationalism – The Appellate Court weighs in By Yolaine Dauphin Administrative Law, December 2013 In this case, the Journal had published articles on a sex scandal involving coaches at UIS, and sought additional information to continue its coverage of the story.
Administrative law case summaries By Hon. Edward J. Schoenbaum Administrative Law, October 2013 Recent cases of interest to administrative law practitioners.
Impermissible venue under section 3-104 of the Administrative Review Law (735 ILCS 5/3-104) By J.A. Sebastian Administrative Law, October 2013 The recent decision of Slepicka v. State of Illinois, Department Of Public Health serves as an important reminder to read the provisions of the Administrative Review Law, and the statutory provision that creates the state agency together, to determine the permissible venue under both the governing statute and section 3-104 of the Administrative Review Law.
The law of unintended (?) consequences By Michael B. Weinstein Administrative Law, October 2013 In November 2000, the Illinois General Assembly passed Senate Bill 851. Buried within the Act was a provision that applied only to a limited number of individuals and seemingly reflects one of the reasons why many members of the general public believe that defined benefit pension plans for public employees should be eliminated.
Mailing = Filing for workers’ compensation review By Carl R. Draper Administrative Law, October 2013 On August 1, 2013, the Illinois Supreme Court reviewed a long history of the process for review of decisions of the Workers’ Compensation Commission and found that the procedures for advancing the case from the administrative agency to the courts for judicial review was part of an appeal process very much like the appeal process in most civil litigation.
Case summaries By Hon. Edward J. Schoenbaum Administrative Law, August 2013 Recent cases of interest to administrative law practitioners.
U.S. Supreme Court decisions with administrative law issues, October Term 2012 By William A. Price Administrative Law, August 2013 This is the first in a planned series of case notes on the full Court term. This first article covers cases where the first party’s name (the appellant) begins with “A” through “D” in the listing of cases contained in the ABA Preview of US Supreme Court Cases, 2012-2013 term.
Case summaries By Hon. Edward J. Schoenbaum Administrative Law, July 2013 Recent cases of interest to administrative law practitioners.
National Association of Administrative Law Judiciary (NAALJ) Annual Conference to be held in Chicago September 14 – 18, 2013 By Hon. Ann Breen-Greco Administrative Law, July 2013 Save the dates for this popular annual conference!
Outgoing Chair Sheila J. Harrell honored with presentation Administrative Law, July 2013 At the 137th Annual Meeting of the ISBA, incoming chair of the Administrative Law Section Council Yolaine M. Dauphin presented a plaque to outgoing chair Sheila J. Harrell for her service for the2012-2013 term year. 
Human Trafficking Program by ABA and National Association of Women Judges to be held May 21, 2013 Administrative Law, May 2013 Save the date for this important program!
Illinois case summaries By Hon. Edward J. Schoenbaum Jr. Administrative Law, May 2013 Recent cases of interest to administrative law practitioners.
No good deed goes unpunished: HB 2832 will imbue the county recorder with unprecedented powers that will wreak havoc on real estate transactions By Adam B. Whiteman Administrative Law, May 2013 The Illinois House has recently passed HB 2832, a bill which, if it becomes law, will create problems that will far outweigh its potential benefit.
Illinois case summaries By Hon. Edward J. Schoenbaum Jr. Administrative Law, April 2013 Recent cases of interest to administrative law practitioners.
The new Illinois Independent Tax Tribunal By Tracy Douglas Administrative Law, April 2013 An overview of the new state agency, which will be up and running on July 1st of this year.
Case summaries By Hon. Edward J. Schoenbaum Jr. Administrative Law, March 2013 Recent cases of interest to administrative law practitioners.
Illinois Association of Administrative Law Judges to host national conference By Hon. Ann Breen-Greco Administrative Law, March 2013 You'll want to save the date for this annual Conference, this year to be held in Chicago!