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Section Newsletter Articles on Administrative Law

Case summaries By Hon. Edward J. Schoenbaum, Jr. Administrative Law, October 2012 Recent cases of interest to administrative law practitioners.
An overview of the appointment process for Illinois Boards and Commissions By Tracy Douglas Administrative Law, October 2012 This article addresses the appointment process, laws relating to appointments and boards that may be of interest to Illinois lawyers.
Case summaries By Hon. Edward J. Schoenbaum Administrative Law, September 2012 Recent cases of interest to administrative law practitioners.
NCALJ program—Finding Representation For the Unrepresented in Administrative Hearings By Hon. Ann Breen-Greco Administrative Law, September 2012 A summary of the program recently held by the American Bar Association’s Judicial Division’s National Conference of the Administrative Law Judiciary.
Case summaries By Hon. Edward J. Schoenbaum Administrative Law, August 2012 Recent cases of interest to administrative law practitioners.
Case summaries By Hon. Edward J. Schoenbaum Administrative Law, July 2012 Recent cases of interest to administrative law practitioners.
Independent Tax Tribunal Act By William A. Price Administrative Law, July 2012 An overview of the Tax Tribunal, whose jurisdiction will commence on July 1 of next year.
Case summaries By Hon. Edward J. Schoenbaum Administrative Law, June 2012 Recent cases of interest to administrative law practitioners.
The honorable Patricia Jackowiak By Sheila Harrell Administrative Law, June 2012 Learn more about Patricia Jackowiak, who currently serves as Director/Chief Administrative Law Judge of City of Chicago’s Department of Administrative Hearings.
ISBA and ABA on the Hill By Hon. Ann Breen-Greco Administrative Law, June 2012 A recap of ABA Day on the Hill, to which the ISBA always sends a delegation.
“The law of the case” in complex administrative appeals: A comment on People ex. rel. Madigan v. Illinois Commerce Commission By William A. Price Administrative Law, June 2012 If the substantive legal issues in an administrative appeal have already been decided in a case that can be shown to be “ part of the same proceedings,” then collateral estoppel and “law of the case” may end the judicial process.
State and federal regulatory agendas By William A. Price Administrative Law, June 2012 Some useful information about where to find state and federal regulatory agendas online.
Supreme Court addresses access to courts for administrative compliance challenges By William A. Price Administrative Law, June 2012 An update on Sackett v. USEPA.
Case summaries By Hon. Edward J. Schoenbaum Administrative Law, May 2012 Recent cases of interest to administrative law practitioners.
Case summaries By Hon. Edward J. Schoenbaum Administrative Law, April 2012 Recent cases of interest to administrative law practitioners.
Some perspective on modification of the nullity rule: Downtown Disposal Services, Inc. v. City of Chicago By Marc Christopher Loro Administrative Law, April 2012 In February 2011, the First District Appellate Court published an opinion in which it held, among other things, that the “nullity rule” (hereinafter, the NR), did not require the circuit court to dismiss a complaint for administrative review that had been filed by the president of the corporation seeking the review.
Editor’s announcement By J.A. Sebastian Administrative Law, March 2012 A significant case for administrative law practitioners, Downtown Disposal Services, Inc. v. City of Chicago, will be heard at 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday, March 20, 2012.
March matters worth your time… By J.A. Sebastian Administrative Law, March 2012 Mark your calendar for three important and fast-approaching events!
Three reasons why I read administrative law cases (And what you can learn from them) By Jewel N. Klein Administrative Law, March 2012 The author explains her love for administrative law cases.
Whistleblower Act decisions By Jewel N. Klein Administrative Law, March 2012 A summary of the creatively argued case, Brame v. City of North Chicago.
Administrative law case summaries By Hon. Edward J. Schoenbaum Administrative Law, February 2012 Recent cases of interest to administrative law practitioners.
U.S. Supreme Court to rule on administrative citations By William A. Price Administrative Law, February 2012 An overview of the case of Sackett v. EPA.
2011 veto session legislation By William A. Price Administrative Law, January 2012 The Illinois General Assembly passed a companion bill and primary bill HB3851, which, with House Amendment No. 1, allowed the City of Chicago to use cameras to produce issuance of tickets for speeding. The Administrative Law Section Council commented adversely on same, suggesting full funding for Secretary of State hearings functions, and making some due process suggestions for fairer administrative case resolution under the new law. These comments were sent to ISBA staff and the Committee on Legislation for further discussion and action as appropriate. ■
Case law summaries By Hon. Edward J. Schoenbaum Administrative Law, January 2012 Recent cases of interest to administrative law practitioners.
New Illinois Tax Tribunal authorized By William A. Price Administrative Law, January 2012 The General Assembly took some time for administrative law and other matters when passing the Sears and CME tax breaks. Public Act 097-636 creates an Independent Tax Tribunal Board as of July 1, 2103, to hear protests of notices of tax liability and notices of deficiency for all taxes administered by the Illinois Department of Revenue.
Rules and Regulations for the City of Chicago Department of Administrative Hearings By Patti Gregory-Chang Administrative Law, January 2012 An overview of the Rules and Regulations for the City of Chicago Department of Administrative Hearings. 
Administrative law case summaries By Hon. Edward J. Schoenbaum Administrative Law, December 2011 Recent cases of interest to administrative law practitioners.
Administrative law—Around the country By Hon. Ann Breen-Greco Administrative Law, December 2011 The author was sworn in as Chair of the National Conference of the Administrative Law Judiciary in August of this year.
JCAR Flinn Report notes By William A. Price Administrative Law, December 2011 Summaries of recent Flinn Reports.
Case law summary By Hon. Edward J. Schoenbaum Administrative Law, November 2011 Recent cases of interest to administrative law practitioners.