In Castleberry, the Illinois Supreme Court abolished the "void sentence" doctrine, under which a sentence not authorized by statute was void. How should defense lawyers and prosecutors react to the post-Castleberry world?
The Department amended the kind of notice that recipients of an investigative report will receive pursuant to "Office of Inspector General Investigations of Alleged Abuse or Neglect in State Operated Facilities and Community Agencies.
Under these amendments to the Condominium Property Act, condominium association bylaws must now permit board members to participate in any meeting of the board of managers (the "Board") either in person or by use of any acceptable technological means.
On December 3, 2015, the Illinois Supreme Court held that the mortgagee purchasing a condominium in a foreclosure sale failed to confirm the extinguishment of the condominium association's lien, which was created when the prior unit owner did not make common expense payments.
Citing the State's unquestionable interest in the creation, regulation, and dissolution of marriage, the Illinois Supreme Court reaffirmed its 1979 Hewitt v. Hewitt holding that Illinois public policy precludes unmarried cohabitants from bringing claims against one another to enforce mutual property rights rooted in a marriage-like relationship.
Under new sections added to the Counties Code, 55 ILCS 5/5-1005.10, and the Municipal Code, 65 ILCS 5/1-2-1.5, no county shall enact a regulation penalizing tenants or landlords based on certain contact with emergency services.
The Illinois Court of Claims adopted amendments to Court of Claims Regulations that improve its procedures for handling monetary or property claims against the State. 74 Ill. Adm. Code 790. (eff. Apr. 29, 2016).