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In This Issue…
- From the Chair
An introduction to the issue from the committee's chair.
- In Memoriam: Roz Kaplan
Remembering one of our own.
- Drug asset forfeiture: Will the courts quiet the critics?
Those who argue against drug forfeiture need to answer this question: Do you want to rid your community of the illegal sale of drugs and the crime that comes with it?
- Someone you should know—Tom Ioppolo, Assistant Attorney General
Learn about Top Ioppolo, supervising attorney for the Illinois Attorney General's Civil Rights Unit.
- The Illinois Supreme Court says: “Ryan gets nothing.” Illinois taxpayers under no obligation to fund his retirement
It is irrelevant to the Court that the felonies for which Ryan was convicted were not committed during his service as Lieutenant Governor or as an Illinois legislator.
- Summary of recent decisions
Recent decisions of interest to government lawyers.
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