An annual survey of administrative law 2001By William A. Price & Kelley BeehnerMarch 2002"Administrative law" concerns the policy making, ratemaking, decision making, rulemaking, licensing and other requirements and procedures of administrative bodies.
Appeal strikes out: Veazey v. DohertyBy J.A. SebastianApril 2002Whether construed as a jurisdictional defect, or viewed as nonjurisdictional, dismissal of an action to review a final decision of an administrative agency may result unless the complaint for review complies with the procedural requirements of the Illinois Administrative Review Law (735 ILCS 5/3-101 through 3-113).
Chair’s ColumnBy Hon. Edward J. SchoenbaumJuly 2002This is my last chair's column. It has been an honor and a pleasure for me to serve the interests of administrative law in Illinois the past eleven months.
Chair’s ColumnBy Edward J. SchoenbaumMarch 2002I am still trying to track down more of our past chairs to ask them to write articles in this our 30th year of having a newsletters.
Daniels v. Industrial CommissionJuly 2002The Illinois Supreme Court has ruled that an Industrial Commission decision is void because the panel that rendered it was not legally constituted
Editor’s noteDecember 2002There was a large turnout for the November 20 joint CBA/ISBA program on the DOJ/FTC's extensive hearings and study of the interface between antitrust law and intellectual property rights.
Editor’s noteBy John L. ConlonMay 2002A corporation may be genuinely shocked to discover that some of its employees responsible for a division or a product line have been engaged in bid rigging or some other criminal antitrust conduct.
InsideOctober 2002In June 2002, several members of the Administrative Law Section Council met with representatives of several state agencies to discuss matters of mutual concern.
InsideSeptember 2002This issue of the newsletter begins with an article by Section Council member Terry Shafer.
InsideJuly 2002Immediately following the Chair's article and a letter referred to in that article, this issue of the newsletter includes a summary by Section Council member Laura Kotelman of an important new decision by the Illinois Supreme Court.
Letter to Gov. George H. RyanJuly 2002As you are aware, Public Act 90-666 requires that the Illinois Administrative Code be available on-line by the end of the 92nd General Assembly, December 31, 2002.
Limitations of judicial review of administrative dismissal of complaintBy Kristine NealSeptember 2002The Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia recently held that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) did not violate its statutory responsibility in finding that Delta Airlines, when processing a flight attendant's drug test, neither violated FAA regulations nor breached a regulatory obligation by refusing to disclose information pertinent to that determination.
Recent caseOctober 2002The D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals recently issued a per curiam 27-page slip opinion dealing with confusing questions relating to the permissible retroactivity of administrative regulations.
Statutory developmentsBy Kelley BeehnerMarch 2002The Illinois Administrative Procedure Act (5 ILCS 100) was amended by three Public Acts.
Supreme Court limits rights of illegal aliens in U.S. workplaceBy Joy A. Roberts & Vickie GillioOctober 2002In a recent precedent-setting case, the U.S. Supreme Court held the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) does not have discretion to award backpay to an illegal alien who was never legally authorized to work in the United States, as it would unduly infringe upon explicit statutory prohibitions critical to federal immigration policy, as expressed in the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 (IRCA), 8 U.S.C. 1324a.