Section Newsletter Articles From Shawn P. Flaherty

Significant recent case law affecting fire departments and fire protection districts By Shawn P. Flaherty & Thomas Gilbert Local Government Law, May 2002 The following is a review of those significant case law decisions issued in 2001 that affect Illinois fire departments and fire protection districts.
Of petition objections and election contests: the courts readdress election code intricacies By Shawn P. Flaherty Local Government Law, February 2001 Perhaps no code of statutes in the Illinois Compiled Statutes stimulates more analysis and hand wringing over hypertechnicalities than the Illinois Election Code.
Beyond the pension code: A review of police and fire disability and death benefits By Shawn P. Flaherty Local Government Law, April 2000 Police protection and fire protection are arguably the two most important services provided by local government.

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