Articles From Kathryn B. Richards

Failure to name the proper party in administrative agency appeals—Still a fatal flaw By Kathryn B. Richards Administrative Law, October 2007 The Second District Illinois Appellate Court recently added another precedential decision to the growing line of cases that apply a particularly narrow interpretation of the Administrative Review Law.
The “new wrinkle” in due process: when the state learns its notice has failed By Kathryn B. Richards Administrative Law, June 2007 The Supreme Court of the United States recently revisited the issue of adequacy of notice under the Due Process Clause and declared that when the State’s notice of a tax sale sent by certified mail is returned unclaimed, the State has an obligation to take “additional reasonable steps to attempt to provide notice to the property owner before selling the property, if it is practicable to do so.

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