Section Newsletter Articles on Administrative Law

Case summaries By Hon. Edward J. Schoenbaum, (Ret). Administrative Law, September 2017 Recent cases of interest to administrative law practitioners.
Excesses and limited reform in the licensing of professions and occupations By William A. Price Administrative Law, September 2017 Census data for 2016 show 25% of employed persons in the US had some form of license. The regulatory policy question is: Is this a good or bad thing?
Flinn Report Summary – April 7, 2017 through June 30, 2017 By Joseph P. O’Keefe Trusts and Estates, September 2017 A summary of regulatory decisions of Illinois agencies reported in the Flinn Report that are related to trust and estate practices.
Case summaries By Hon. Edward J. Schoenbaum, (Ret.) Administrative Law, June 2017 Recent cases of interest to administrative law practitioners.
Service of process and adequacy of notice in administrative cases By William A. Price Administrative Law, June 2017 The Illinois Supreme Court has only issued one administrative review law decision so far in 2017-- Stone St. Partners, LLC v. City of Chicago Dep’t of Admin. Hearings-- but it raises significant practice issues for agencies and practitioners.
U.S. Supreme Court cases on administrative law, 2016-17 By William A. Price Administrative Law, June 2017 Administrative law cases decided recently by the U.S. Supreme Court.
Case summaries By Hon. Edward J. Schoenbaum, (Ret). Administrative Law, May 2017 Recent cases of interest to administrative law practitioners.
Flinn Report Summary – February 10, 2017 through March 31, 2017 By Joseph P. O’Keefe Trusts and Estates, May 2017 A summary of regulatory decisions of Illinois agencies reported in the Flinn Report that are related to trust and estate practices.
Flinn Report Summary – January 6, 2017 through February 3, 2017 By Joseph P. O’Keefe Trusts and Estates, April 2017 A summary of regulatory decisions of Illinois agencies reported in the Flinn Report that are related to trust and estate practices.
Case summaries By Hon. Edward J. Schoenbaum, (Ret.) Administrative Law, March 2017 Recent cases of interest to administrative law practitioners.
More will come! By E. Kenneth Wright, Jr. Bench and Bar, March 2017 There are certain laws, rules, conventions and practices that most lawyers are aware of and follow - sometimes referred to as “Hornbook Law.” Courts normally do not look at these established tenets of the law. However, when they do all bets may be off.
Flinn Report Summary: September 23, 2016 - December 30, 2016 By Joseph P. O’Keefe Trusts and Estates, February 2017 A summary of Illinois agencies' regulatory decisions that relate to trusts & estates.
Appellate court addresses Concealed Carry Licensing Review Board By Tracy Douglas Administrative Law, November 2016 This case highlights some problems with Illinois' concealed carry law.
Case summaries By Hon. Edward J. Schoenbaum, Jr. (Ret). Administrative Law, November 2016 Recent cases of interest to administrative law practitioners.
Public comment on administrative rules By Lindsay Bentivegna Administrative Law, November 2016 The administrative review process is one that not only invites the public to comment, but expects them to do so. However, not all public comment is created equal. This article will provide tips for providing effective public comment.
What next: Enforcing an administrative adjudication order By Lisle A. Stalter Local Government Law, July 2016 What enforcement remedies will a court impose for a respondent who is ordered to take certain action in response to an ordinance violation and fails to do so? Will a court hold such respondent in contempt?
Case summaries By Hon. Edward J. Schoenbaum, Jr. (Ret.) Administrative Law, June 2016 Recent cases of interest to administrative law practitioners.
Discount Inn, Inc. v. City of Chicago By Charlotte Adelman Administrative Law, June 2016 In this case, the Seventh Circuit ruled that the fencing ordinance and the weed ordinance should not be invalidated as violations of the Constitution.
Case summaries By Hon. Edward J. Schoenbaum, Jr. Administrative Law, May 2016 Recent cases of interest to administrative law practitioners.
Executive Order 2016-06 Administrative Law, May 2016 Governor Rauner's Order was signed and became effective April 29, 2016.
Executive Order To Eliminate The Backlog and Delay In State Administrative Proceedings Administrative Law, May 2016 The text of the governor's new Executive Order.
News to know Administrative Law, May 2016 A list of Administrative Law Judges.
New overdose prevention requirements for Illinois first responders By Jennifer Bannon Government Lawyers, April 2016 Among the new requirements, all State and local government agencies that employ law enforcement officers or firefighters must carry opioid antagonists.
Case summaries Administrative Law, March 2016 Recent cases of interest to administrative law practitioners.
Legislation of note By J.A. Sebastian Administrative Law, March 2016 Legislators have proposed many bills of interest to those lawyers who practice administrative law during the 99th General Assembly.
Supreme Court Announcements By J.A. Sebastian Administrative Law, March 2016 On January 22, 2016, the Court announced the mandatory e-filing of civil cases in the Illinois Supreme Court and Appellate Court effective July 1, 2017.
118 significant ($100 million+ in compliance expense or otherwise important) federal regulations pending By William A. Price Administrative Law, January 2016 A January 13, 2016 visit to showed 118 “significant” regulations in the course of agency adoption and Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs/Office of Management and Budget (OIRA) cost-benefit analysis and small business impact review.
Case summaries By Hon. Edward J. Schoenbaum Administrative Law, January 2016 Recent cases of interest to administrative law practitioners.
One-act, one-crime inapposite – License revocation not an abuse of discretion By Patti S. Gregory-Chang Administrative Law, January 2016 Smoke N Stuff v. City of Chicago serves as a reminder that license revocation is a possible sanction even when someone’s business is at stake.
Smoke N Stuff v. City of Chicago: Does the One-Act, One-Crime Rule Apply to Proceedings at Municipal Administrative Hearings? By Patrick T. Driscoll, Jr. Government Lawyers, January 2016 Smoke N Stuff v. City of Chicago serves as a reminder that license revocation is a possible sanction even when someone’s business is at stake.