The School Code is amended by changing section 14-6.01 regarding the powers and duties of school boards. These new amendments establish how school boards must notify students with disabilities that they may qualify for federal services.
This act amends the Cook County Sheriff's Merit Board's operating procedures. The Merit Board shall consist of seven members appointed by the sheriff with the advice and consent of three-fifths of the county board.
The Military Lending Act’s lending restrictions were expanded to include consumer credit card issuers, unsecured consumer lenders, and depository institutions. Some lenders were given until Oct. 3, 2018, to be fully compliant.
Appellate and trial courts are issuing inconsistent decisions concerning proper standing and jurisdiction following the U.S. Supreme Court's opinion in Spokeo, Inc. v. Robins. The uncertainty created by these decisions means judges and attorneys must juggle many variables when considering choice of venue in Illinois and other states.
The Appellate Court of Illinois held that when there is a sudden traumatic injurious event, the resulting cause of action accrues and the statute of limitations begins to run on the date the injury occurs.
In 2015, the General Assembly added guidelines to the IMDMA for determining the amount and duration of maintenance. We focus on the 2018 amendments to the guidelines and their implications for divorcing couples.
As long as an entity has given thought to a policy, it may be held liable for not enacting it if the policy would have prevented a plaintiff's injury. Introducing the wide-ranging implications of Glisson v. Indiana Department of Corrections.
The Code of Civil Procedure is amended to no longer require pleadings, affidavits, or other documents filed in any court of Illinois to be sworn before an authorized person as long as it is certified in accordance with section 1-109's verification by certification requirements.
In 2010, the Supreme Court held that equitable tolling applies to the one-year limitation for filing federal habeas petitions, giving defendants a pathway to relief when they're victims of attorney misconduct and other "extraordinary circumstances."
The Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963 is amended by changing section 122-1 (725 ILCS 5/122-1) to allow for petitions in the trial court for those imprisoned that can establish their participation in a felony was a direct result of post-partum depression or psychosis, or if no direct evidence of these mental states was presented at trial or sentencing.