The newsletter of the ISBA’s Standing Committee on Government Lawyers
March 2011, vol. 12, no. 3
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In This Issue…
- National Labor Relations Board Chairman Wilma Liebman: Forging a new process
On January 20, 2009, Wilma Liebman was appointed as the 20th Chairman of the National Labor Relations Board by President Obama, only the second woman to serve in this capacity since the creation of the Board in its current form.
- Right to speak comes to Illinois
A new law amends the Open Meetings Act to allow any person the opportunity to address a public body at a public meeting.
- Got spare time? Need a break from brief writing? Check out these legal blogs—and have fun browsing!
A listing of popular legal blogs.
- Someone you should know: Debbie Simpson, Assistant Attorney General
As someone who has devoted her career to government work and public service, Debbie Simpson is someone you should know.
- Attorney General issues opinions
A summary of informal opinions that are of interest to government attorneys.
Ethics Extravaganza 2017
May 11 - Chicago
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