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2015 Articles

Anatomy of a building code violation administrative hearing: From inspection to judgment By Yolaine Dauphin June 2015 Save the date—June 24, 2015—for this CLE program that will aim to reinforce best practices in the prosecution, defense and decision making processes in administrative hearings generally and, in particular, in a building code violation administrative hearing.
Chair’s column By Cory White May 2015 A message from Committee Chair Cory White.
The Cook County Bar Association objects to cuts proposed by Governor Bruce Rauner to funding of services for “youth” in foster care Age 18-24 May 2015 CCBA stands with the “older” foster children who need assistance with completing college and other support services as they embark on adulthood.
Raising awareness about the commercial sexual exploitation of children By Yolaine Dauphin May 2015 Approximately 130 attorneys, social workers and psychologists attended this important seminar in October 2014.
Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs v. The Inclusive Communities Project: Housing advocates’ desperate fight to keep disparate impact alive By Leodis McCray & Ayesha Patel May 2015 A look at the parties’ arguments in Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs and the possible effects on the Fair Housing Act litigation landscape in the event the Supreme Court finds that disparate impact claims are out of the Act’s parameters.