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In This Issue…
- 2015 Ethics Extravaganza—Another well-received CLE production
The Ethics Extravaganza, held on March 6, 2015, provided an interactive experience focusing on ethical issues encountered by the governmental lawyer.
- Beware the errata sheet!
A hypothetical scenario that illustrates the type of situation in which a government lawyer may find himself or herself when an opposing party seeks to retrospectively alter the substance of a witness’ original deposition testimony.
- An overview of Illinois’ pregnancy fairness laws
As of January 1, 2015, new provisions in Illinois law establish that pregnancy, childbirth, and medical conditions related to pregnancy or child birth are now protected under the Illinois Human Rights Act.
- Stone Street Partners v. City of Chicago Department of Administrative Hearings—Non-lawyers cannot represent corporations at administrative hearings
The Appellate Court of Illinois, in Stone Street Partners, LLC v. City of Chicago Dept. of Administrative Hearings, reviewed the issues of notice to corporations of municipal code violations and the propriety of non-lawyers appearing on behalf of a corporation at a municipal administrative hearing.
- Committee on Government Lawyers co-sponsors “Human Trafficking and the Commercial Exploitation of Children” seminar
A summary of this popular program held in October 2014.
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