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Section Newsletter Articles From Matthew S. Dionne

Case summaries By James Ferolo, Sonni Choi Williams, Rita Elsner, John W. Foltz, Phillip B. Lenzini, Joshua Herman, and Matthew S. Dionne Local Government Law, January 2017 Recently decided Illinois decisions, compiled by this section's Litigation Committee.
Case summaries By Sonni Choi Williams, Matthew S. Dionne, Rita Elsner, John Foltz, Joshua Herman, and Phillip B. Lenzini Local Government Law, January 2016 Cases of interest to local government law practitioners.
Case summaries By Sonni Choi Williams, Matthew S. Dionne, Rita Elsner, Joshua Herman, and Phillip B. Lenzini Local Government Law, November 2015 Recent cases of interest to local government law practitioners.
Case summaries By Sonni Choi Williams, Michael D. Bersani, Phillip B. Lenzini, Matthew S. Dionne, Rita Elsner, and Joshua Herman Local Government Law, March 2015 Recent cases of interest to local government law practitioners.
Excessive force and qualified immunity after Plumhoff By Matthew S. Dionne Local Government Law, March 2015 This article summarizes the Plumhoff v. Rickard opinion, explores Plumhoff’s implications, and offers possible suggestions to attorneys and law enforcement in applying that decision.
Case summaries By Sonni Choi Williams, Phillip B. Lenzini, Matthew S. Dionne, and Rita Elsner Local Government Law, June 2014 Recent cases of interest to local government law practitioners.
Case summaries By Rita Elsner, Sonni Choi Williams, and Matthew S. Dionne Local Government Law, April 2014 Recent cases of interest to local government law practitioners.
Case updates By Sonni Choi Williams, Phillip B. Lenzini, Matthew S. Dionne, and Christina M. Webb Local Government Law, November 2013 Recent cases of interest to local government law practitioners.
Just what the doctor ordered: The red light doctor gets his red light camera FOIA request By Matthew S. Dionne Local Government Law, August 2013 This article explores the Fagel v. Department of Transportation decision, its implications, and what public bodies might consider going forward with regard to electronic records and FOIA requests.
Someone you should know: Stephen R. Wigginton, United States Attorney for the Southern District of Illinois By Matthew S. Dionne Government Lawyers, December 2012 While he is known to be tough, Steve would rather his office have the title of 'most admired' by all in the civil and criminal justice system, from court staff to the public, than the toughest or most aggressive.   
Public service and repaying your loans: Once impractical, now a reality By Matthew S. Dionne Government Lawyers, June 2012 This article seeks to call attention to and explain the recent federal and Illinois legislation designed to encourage attorneys to stay or enter the public interest field.
Public service and repaying your loans: Once impractical, now a reality By Matthew S. Dionne Young Lawyers Division, April 2012 This article seeks to call attention to and explain the recent federal and Illinois legislation designed to encourage attorneys to stay or enter the public interest field.

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