Administrative review law and necessary parties: who must be namedBy J.A. SebastianAugust 2001After the state denied Darryl Veazey benefits under the Illinois Unemployment Insurance Act, the Cook County circuit court denied administrative review of the state agency's decision because the complaint failed to name the agency's Board of Review.
An annual survey of administrative law 2000By William A. Price & Kelley BeehnerJanuary 2001"Administrative law" concerns the policy making, ratemaking, decision making, rulemaking, licensing and other requirements and procedures of administrative bodies.
Biography of a section council member: Laura KotelmanAugust 2001Administrative Law Section Council member Laura Kotelman is counsel with the National Association of Independent Insurers, the nation's largest full-service property and casualty insurance trade association.
Case law developmentsJanuary 2001In January of 1998, the Cook County Collector, Maria Pappas, conducted the annual tax sale of properties which were tax delinquent for 1996.
Chair’s ColumnBy Edward J. SchoenbaumOctober 2001It is a distinct honor for me to be the Chair of the Administrative Law Section at this time in the history of Administrative Law in Illinois.
Editor’s commentsDecember 2001This edition of the newsletter contains an analysis of the high mortality rate for civil antitrust complaints by David A. O'Toole, an FTC staff attorney in Chicago and also an adjunct professor at John Marshall Law School.
InsideAugust 2001This issue of the newsletter contains articles on extremely diverse subjects. It begins with Section council member Tom Battista's outline of some good reasons for practitioners to become and remain members of the Administrative Law Section. Next, Julie Ann Sebastian, immediate past chair of the section council, analyzes a recent Illinois Appellate Court case affirming a circuit court's dismissal of an administrative review action for failure to name the Illinois Department of Employment Security's Board of Review as a party. Articles by two law students follow.
InsideJune 2001This issue of the newsletter features three articles. Section council member Bernard Paul analyzes recent cases dealing with the vexing question of whether an administrative review action may be joined in one court proceeding with a non-administrative review claim.
Introduction to The Handbook Of Illinois Administrative LawBy William A. PriceOctober 2001This handbook is the result of many years of effort by volunteer authors and editors from the State Government Bar Association and from the Section Council, Section of Administrative Law, Illinois State Bar Association.
Minutes of recent section council meetingsMarch 2001Guest speaker Fred Dickson of the Trust and Estates Section spoke in favor of the proposal for a certification program with respect to estate planning, trust and probate lawyers.
November 16 Law Ed SeriesProgram On Illinois Administrative LawBy Hon. Edward J. Schoenbaum, Jr.October 2001The Administrative Law Section Council of the Illinois State Bar Association in cooperation with the Government Bar Association and the ISBA Committee on Government Lawyers will conduct an ISBA Law Ed SeriesSERIES on "Illinois Administrative Law" at the Hilton Hotel in Springfield, Illinois on Friday, November 16, 2001.
Opening the Meetings Act to reality—abolishing the “Rule of Two”By Richard G. Flood & Stewart H. DiamondOctober 2001Currently the Act prohibits the exercise of free speech between elected officials on public bodies containing five or fewer members. This stifles creativity in solving public problems and inhibits debate and frank discussion of the issues. Officials cannot test their assumptions and data in advance of a public forum.
A primer for appeals to the Property Tax Appeal BoardBy Terry ShaferJune 2001The intent of this article is to give new attorneys or attorneys new to practice before a state agency a procedural path to follow in order to fully and knowledgeably represent a client in this particular agency's forum.
Reflections from a chairBy J.A. SebastianNovember 2001As immediate past chair of the Administrative Law Section Council, I am honored to recognize the extraordinary contributions of our newsletter editor and join in congratulating Paul Freehling for his 30th year as the section's one and only newsletter editor.