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Section Newsletter Articles From Marc Christopher Loro

Revisions to the Illinois Interlock Program, DUI and summary suspension statutes By Marc Christopher Loro Administrative Law, September 2015 Effective January 1, 2016, several legislative changes amend the Illinois Interlock program, DUI and summary suspension statutes.
Legislation on driver’s licenses for illegal immigrants presents administrative challenges to the Secretary of State’s Office By Marc Christopher Loro Administrative Law, March 2013 This article reviews Public Act 97-1157's provisions, explains the challenges, and offers some thoughts on how those challenges could be met.
Legislation on driver’s licenses for illegal immigrants presents administrative challenges to the Secretary of State’s Office By Marc Christopher Loro Human Rights, March 2013 This article reviews Public Act 97-1157's provisions, explains the challenges, and offers some thoughts on how those challenges could be met.
Some perspective on modification of the nullity rule: Downtown Disposal Services, Inc. v. City of Chicago By Marc Christopher Loro Administrative Law, April 2012 In February 2011, the First District Appellate Court published an opinion in which it held, among other things, that the “nullity rule” (hereinafter, the NR), did not require the circuit court to dismiss a complaint for administrative review that had been filed by the president of the corporation seeking the review.
Agency lawyers left out of Loan Repayment Assistance Program* By Marc Christopher Loro Administrative Law, January 2011 A look at the content and rules of the Public Interest Attorney Assistance Act.
A tribute to Madalyn Maxwell By Marc Christopher Loro Administrative Law, January 2011 Remembering retired Assistant Attorney General and ISBA Laureate Madalyn Maxwell.
Chair’s comment page By Marc Christopher Loro Administrative Law, July 2010 An introduction to the issue from Section Chair Marc Loro.
Chair’s comment page, April/May 2010* By Marc Christopher Loro Administrative Law, May 2010 An introduction to the issue from Section Chair Marc Loro.
Chair’s comment page, March/April 2010 By Marc Christopher Loro Administrative Law, April 2010 The views and opinions of the Chair of the Administrative Law Section Council.
Chair’s comment page, March 2010* By Marc Christopher Loro Administrative Law, March 2010 The views and opinions of the Chair of the Administrative Law Section Council.
Chair’s comment page, February 2010 By Marc Christopher Loro Administrative Law, February 2010 The views and opinions of the Section's Chair.
Chair’s comment page, January 2010* By Marc Christopher Loro Administrative Law, January 2010 Some days, this column practically writes itself.
Chair’s comment page, December 2009 By Marc Christopher Loro Administrative Law, December 2009 A message from Section Chair Marc Loro.
Chair’s comment page, October 2009 By Marc Christopher Loro Administrative Law, October 2009 A message from Chair Marc Loro.
Chair’s comment page, September 2009 By Marc Christopher Loro Administrative Law, September 2009 A note from Chair Marc Loro.
Chair’s comment page By Marc Christopher Loro Administrative Law, August 2009 A message from Chair Marc Loro. 
An opportunity for the Supreme Court to amend the Rules of Professional Responsibility? By Marc Christopher Loro Administrative Law, April 2009 At a time when the ISBA is trying to improve the reputation and image of lawyers by riding the coattails of the bicentennial of Lincoln’s birth, and Abe’s integrity and legacy as one of Illinois’ finest lawyers, the damage done by the Governor, left unattended, take many years to repair.
Are employment contracts a matter of record and available under FOIA? By Marc Christopher Loro Administrative Law, June 2008 This article examines the applicable FOIA provisions, and the appellate court’s reasoning and holding that the contracts must be disclosed.
JCAR insists on its own system of statutory citation By Marc Christopher Loro Administrative Law, April 2007   This article relates the frustrating journey of the author's disagreement with JCAR, examines (or speculates on) the legal basis for JCAR’s system of statutory citation, and suggests some solutions to this conflict.
Hearsay in Administrative Hearings—Follow Up By Marc Christopher Loro Administrative Law, July 2006 This is a follow up to an article which appeared in the April 2006 edition of this newsletter titled “The Use of Hearsay in Contested Cases: To be or not to be?”
The use of hearsay in contested cases: To be or not to be? By Marc Christopher Loro Administrative Law, April 2006 A recent ruling by a judge of the Circuit Court of Cook County raised the question of the extent to which police reports—and other documents which can be considered hearsay—can by relied upon as evidence in contested cases before administrative agencies.
Legislative update for Administrative Law Section Council By Cynthia I. Ervin and Marc Christopher Loro Administrative Law, March 2005 The 93rd General Assembly adjourned its spring session on July 24, 2004, following an overtime session that lasted for weeks in order to pass a State budget.
News you can use By Marc Christopher Loro Government Lawyers, February 2005 A Sangamon County judge has entered an order that enjoins the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) from using lay persons to represent it at its administrative hearings.
From the chair By Marc Christopher Loro Government Lawyers, June 2004 For my last column, I would like to take up one of President Lavin's themes for this year and pay tribute to my mentors.
Government lawyer honored as Laureate by the Academy of Illinois Lawyers By Marc Christopher Loro Government Lawyers, March 2004 On March 3, 2004, retired First Assistant State Appellate Defender Patrick J. Hughes, Jr., will be inducted into the Academy of Illinois Lawyers as one of 12 distinguished Laureates in the 2004 class.
From the chair By Marc Christopher Loro Government Lawyers, November 2003 I am pleased to report on the activity of the Committee on Government Lawyers since our last newsletter. First and foremost, our ethics seminar, “Ethical Considerations in Public Sector Law,” was presented in Springfield on 12 September 2003.
From the chair By Marc Christopher Loro Government Lawyers, August 2003 Welcome to the first installment of the fifth volume of the newsletter of the Standing Committee on Government Lawyers (CGL) edited again this year by Kate Kelly and Lynn Patton.
Be careful what you wish for—Secretary of State rulemaking on expanded use of breath alcohol ignition interlock device enters final stages By Marc Christopher Loro Administrative Law, May 2003 In Part One of this article, I noted that the General Assembly passed two bills (P.A. 92-248 and 418) during its last session which amended several sections of the Illinois Vehicle Code, found at 625 ILCS Art. 5 (the IVC), pertaining to the offense of driving under the influence (found at §11-501 of the IVC), the Secretary of State's hearing process for obtaining driving relief, and the Secretary's use of the breath alcohol ignition interlock device ("interlock" or "BAIID").
Be careful what you wish for—Secretary of State rulemaking on expanded use of breath alcohol ignition interlock device enters final stages By Marc Christopher Loro Administrative Law, April 2003 The General Assembly passed two bills (P.A. 92-248 and 418) during its last session which amended several sections of the Illinois Vehicle Code, found at 625 ILCS Art. 5 (the IVC), pertaining to the offense of driving under the influence (found at §11-501 of the IVC), the Secretary of State's hearing process for obtaining driving relief, and the Secretary's use of the breath alcohol ignition interlock device (interlock or BAIID).
Legislative update By Marc Christopher Loro and Lynn Patton Government Lawyers, August 2002 The Legislation Subcommittee of the Committee on Government Lawyers (CGL) completed its third full legislative session in June.

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