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Section Newsletter Articles on Administrative Law

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.
Case summaries By Hon. Edward J. Schoenbaum, Jr. Administrative Law, November 2015 Recent decisions of interest to administrative law practitioners.
Iowa looks to launch an electronic driver’s license By David M. Clark Legal Technology, Standing Committee on, November 2015 Recently, Iowa Department of Transportation has launched a test pilot program to create an electronic driver’s license to work with smartphone technology.
Legislation of note By J.A. Sebastian Administrative Law, November 2015 Please read the summary of Senate Bill 1447 and provide your comments.
Case summaries By Hon. Edward J. Schoenbaum, Jr. Administrative Law, October 2015 Recent decisions of interest to administrative law practitioners.
NAALJ national conference coming to Portland Oct. 11-14 By Judy Parker and Camela Gardner Administrative Law, October 2015 Learn more about this exciting conference, going on now!
Case summaries By Hon. Edward J. Schoenbaum, Jr. Administrative Law, September 2015 Recent cases of interest to administrative law practitioners.
Legislation of note By J.A. Sebastian Administrative Law, September 2015 Effective January 1, 2016, Public Act 99-419 amends the Illinois Attorneys Act regulating the licensing of noncitizens, to authorize the Illinois Supreme Court to grant a law license to a person who, in addition to fulfilling the requirements to practice law within this State, satisfies specific requirements.
Supreme Court applies sovereign immunity exception to university disciplinary investigation By Tracy Douglas Administrative Law, September 2015 In an interesting case for administrative law practitioners, the Illinois Supreme Court ruled circuit courts have jurisdiction over equitable claims against state universities.
Case summaries By Hon. Edward J. Schoenbaum, Jr. Administrative Law, July 2015 Recent cases of interest to administrative law practitioners.
Anatomy of a building code violation administrative hearing: From inspection to judgment By Yolaine Dauphin Racial and Ethnic Minorities and the Law, June 2015 Save the date—June 24, 2015—for this CLE program that will aim to reinforce best practices in the prosecution, defense and decision making processes in administrative hearings generally and, in particular, in a building code violation administrative hearing.
Case summaries By Hon. Edward J. Schoenbaum, Jr. (Ret.) Administrative Law, June 2015 Recent cases of interest to administrative law practitioners.
Legislation of interest as posted on E-Clips Administrative Law, June 2015 Recent bills administrative law practitioners should be aware of.