Articles From Jewel N. Klein

Memories of Women as Human By Jewel N. Klein General Practice, Solo, and Small Firm, December 2021 Reflections on life as a woman.
Golden nuggets in marijuana decision By Jewel N. Klein General Practice, Solo, and Small Firm, February 2018 The recent case of Three v. Dep’t of Public Health addresses several areas of law of interest not only to those who do administrative law, but to general practitioners as well.
Tradition of Excellence Award By Jewel N. Klein General Practice, Solo, and Small Firm, March 2015 Learn more about this prestigious award and nominate a deserving attorney today!
Domestic relations judges offer practical advice—Good for all litigation By Jewel N. Klein General Practice, Solo, and Small Firm, August 2014 Judicial insights culled from the third annual Domestic Relations Roundtable, which was held in May of this year.
Deadman’s Act objection raises several issues By Jewel N. Klein Administrative Law, July 2014 A look at the Deadman's Act and its erroneous application in a recent run-of-the-mill zoning violation case.
Deadman’s Act objection raises several issues By Jewel N. Klein Bench and Bar, July 2014 A look at the Deadman's Act and its erroneous application in a recent run-of-the-mill zoning violation case.
Food for thought—Hartney By Jewel N. Klein Administrative Law, July 2014 A follow-up to the author's article that was published in the May issue of this newsletter.
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Deadman’s Act objection raises several issues By Jewel N. Klein General Practice, Solo, and Small Firm, May 2014 A look at the Deadman's Act and its erroneous application in a recent run-of-the-mill zoning violation case.
Tax and statutory construction considerations By Jewel N. Klein Administrative Law, May 2014 A look at the surprising results of Hartney Fuel Oil v. Hamer.
Standards for administrative review By Jewel N. Klein Administrative Law, December 2013 Two recent cases, Medina Nursing Center, Inc. v. Health Facilities and Services Review Board and Heabler v. Ill. Dep’t. of Finance & Professional Regulations, offer important insights into the standards that the appellate courts use when reviewing administrative agency decisions.
SOJ when court discloses opinion on related issue By Jewel N. Klein Bench and Bar, June 2013 The right to seek another opinion when the lawyer believes that the judge may rule adversely should remain absolute and it should not make any difference whether that belief is obtained from a colleague, the internet, the newspaper, or directly from the judge.
SOJ when court discloses opinion on related issue By Jewel N. Klein General Practice, Solo, and Small Firm, April 2013 The right to seek another opinion when the lawyer believes that the judge may rule adversely should remain absolute and it should not make any difference whether that belief is obtained from a colleague, the internet, the newspaper, or directly from the judge.
Three reasons why I read administrative law cases (And what you can learn from them) By Jewel N. Klein General Practice, Solo, and Small Firm, January 2013 The author explains her love for administrative law cases.
Whistleblower Act decision By Jewel N. Klein Administrative Law, January 2013 The creativity of lawyers never ceases to amaze, although new theories and arguments are not always successful. Brame v. City of North Chicago, is one such example.
Three reasons why I read administrative law cases (And what you can learn from them) By Jewel N. Klein Administrative Law, March 2012 The author explains her love for administrative law cases.
Whistleblower Act decisions By Jewel N. Klein Administrative Law, March 2012 A summary of the creatively argued case, Brame v. City of North Chicago.
Many lessons from an administrative law case By Jewel N. Klein Administrative Law, September 2011 An examination of the lessons from Segal v. Illinois Department of Insurance, perhaps the most important being the difference between a civil case and an administrative case.
Productivity isn’t everything: Letter to the Editor By Jewel N. Klein General Practice, Solo, and Small Firm, July 2011 In the December issue of this newsletter, Editor John T. Phipps explained how technological advances can make lawyers more productive. Author Jewel Klein doesn't disagree, but does have some second thoughts.
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Wage Act Amendment By Jewel N. Klein General Practice, Solo, and Small Firm, July 2011 In effect since January of this year, Public Act 096-1407 increases both the civil and criminal penalties for violation of the Wage Act and makes it easier for employees to find attorneys to litigate their rights by including a fee shifting provision.
Homeless twin prevails over CHA By Jewel N. Klein Administrative Law, January 2011 The recent case of Landers v. Chicago Housing Authority.
Nitpicking, or just plain mean? By Jewel N. Klein Administrative Law, August 2010 Two recent decisions that exemplify administrative agency litigation strategies.
A checklist for judicial review of an administrative agency decision By J.A. Sebastian, Carl R. Draper, & Jewel N. Klein Administrative Law, July 2010 A helpful checklist for anyone looking to review an Illinois administrative agency decision.
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Voluntary Nonsuit? You’d better think twice By Jewel N. Klein General Practice, Solo, and Small Firm, June 2010 A discussion of the difficulties practitioners face as a result of the Illinois Supreme Court decision of Hudson v. City of Chicago.
Fifteen pages impracticable limit on administrative review By Jewel N. Klein Administrative Law, December 2009 Most of the judges in the Circuit Court of Cook County have a 15-page limit on briefs. When one challenges an administrative agency decision, the 15-page limit is impracticable.
Morgan II By Jewel N. Klein Administrative Law, August 2009 If Morgan I was a primer on administrative law, Morgan II presents a primer on how even the best of defenses will be unsuccessful against an agency determined to get rid of a bad actor.
Confessions of an Ad Law junkie By Jewel N. Klein Administrative Law, April 2009 If politics excite you, if you like to watch government at work, if you think about public policy and its impact on people, administrative law is for you.
Nuts and Bolts seminar—A big success By Jewel N. Klein Administrative Law, December 2008 Giving up a bright warm and sunny Saturday in October, almost 50 lawyers attended our Section Council’s seminar in Springfield entitled “Nuts & Bolts: Representing Your Client in Drivers Licensing Issues at SOS – 2008.”
Voice of the Chair By Jewel N. Klein Administrative Law, November 2008 A message from Section Chair Jewel N. Klein.
Voice of the Chair By Jewel N. Klein Administrative Law, October 2008 A message from Chair Jewel Klein.
Proposed Illinois Supreme Court Rules regarding municipal ordinance violations By Jewel N. Klein Administrative Law, March 2008 The Administrative Law Section Council has received the text of a proposed series of Supreme Court Rules applicable to municipal ordinance violation prosecutions not punishable by a jail term and other than traffic offenses when such ordinance violations are prosecuted through the judicial system.

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