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Given that CLE credit is now available for mentoring programs for both the mentor and the mentee, there is no better time to launch an official mentoring program at your firm, your alma mater, or your bar association.
New Illinois Tax Tribunal authorized
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.
Writ of certiorari
The writ of certiorari is a good alternative to administrative review when the administrative review law is inapplicable. This article contains a form complaint for the common law writ of certiorari for review of administrative decisions when the Administrative Review Law (735 ILCS 5/3) does not apply. The form gives a general framework for such a pleading. It has suggested paragraphs that help remind you of some of the most relevant steps in filing that pleading. This complaint is designed for use in CIRCUIT COURT.