Section Newsletter Articles on Administrative Review Law

Do corporations need an attorney in administrative review hearings? By Hon. Alfred M. Swanson, Jr. (Ret.) Bench and Bar, March 2017 The Supreme Court, in Stone Street Partners, LLC, v. The City of Chicago Department of Administrative Hearings, specifically declined to decide whether a corporation must be represented at an administrative hearing by a licensed attorney.
Costs for plaintiffs and small municipalities under ARL, effective January 2015 By J.A. Sebastian Administrative Law, February 2015 Public Act 98-1105 became effective on January 1, 2015 and provides for a completely new provision related to the Illinois Administrative Review Law.
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.
Appellate court analyzes the application of res judicata to administrative review By Andrew Creighton Administrative Law, May 2006 The Appellate Court, Second District, has recently decided a case that discusses the application of res judicata to administrative proceedings.
When does Section 3-103(2) of the Administrative Review Law create a right to amend a complaint for administrative review: Smida provides the three conditions By J.A. Sebastian Administrative Law, October 2004 The Second District Appellate Court recently considered when a party should be allowed leave to amend a complaint for administrative review if a plaintiff fails, initially, to comply with section 3-107(a) of the Administrative Review Law by not naming a party of record.