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You can close the door, but… By Thomas L. Ciecko Government Lawyers, March 2013 Public bodies can close the door to discuss litigation, but the guidelines of the Open Meetings Act must be followed, as the exceptions to having a meeting open to the public are strictly construed against closed meetings.
Whatcha gonna do, whatcha gonna do when they come for you? By Thomas L. Ciecko Government Lawyers, March 2012 What to expect when the Executive Inspector General requests information from you.
Right to speak comes to Illinois By Thomas L. Ciecko Government Lawyers, March 2011 A new law amends the Open Meetings Act to allow any person the opportunity to address a public body at a public meeting.

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