Attorney General issues opinionsBy Cynthia I. ErvinSeptember 2005Under section 4 of the Attorney General Act (15 ILCS 205/4 (West 2002)), the Attorney General is authorized, upon request, to furnish written legal opinions to State officers and State’s Attorneys on matters relating to their official duties.
Attorney General issues opinionsBy Cynthia I. ErvinJune 2005Under section 4 of the Attorney General Act (15 ILCS 205/4 (West 2002)), the Attorney General is authorized, upon request, to furnish written legal opinions to State officers and State’s Attorneys on matters relating to their official duties.
Chair’s cornerBy Terry Shafer HoffmanJune 2005Learn more about member Ann Breen-Greco.
Chair’s cornerBy Terry Shafer HoffmanApril 2005Learn more about member Jewel Klein.
Chair’s cornerBy Terry Shafer HoffmanMarch 2005Learn more about member Cindy Ervin.
Chair’s cornerBy Terry Shafer HoffmanFebruary 2005This is the third installment of the Chair’s Corner where I introduce all of you to one of our active section council members.
Chair’s cornerBy Terry Shafer HoffmanJanuary 2005This is the second installment of the Chair’s corner and is again devoted to introducing readers to an active member of the Section Council.
Emergency rule-making—Haste makes wasteBy Carl R. DraperApril 2005Rule-making is a big task for most state agencies. It is tedious enough under normal circum- stances, but pressures sometimes make the headaches even worse.
Exhaustion revisitedBy Patti Gregory-ChangOctober 2005The First District recently ruled in a series of appeals from administrative review actions under the caption Illinois Health Maintenance Org. Guarantee Ass'n v. Shapo.
Hot topics in education lawBy Paul E. FreehlingFebruary 2005On Friday, February 25, 2005, at the ISBA’s Chicago Office from 9 AM to 4 PM, the ISBA Education Law Section will present a seminar on the subject of education law.
InsideDecember 2005In this issue, Administrative Law Section member Andy Creighton provides us with two interesting articles.
InsideNovember 2005In this issue we are pleased to publish the first article by one of our new student editors. Avni Patel attends Northern Illinois University College of Law where she is in her third year.
InsideOctober 2005Following an announcement by Section Council Chair Vickie Gillio concerning an upcoming seminar dealing with mediation, Section Council member Patti Gregory-Chang describes a recent exhaustion of administrative remedies case where the failure to seek a rehearing proved fatal to an appeal.
InsideSeptember 2005This issue of the newsletter begins with a preview by Andy Creighton of an important case pending before the Illinois Supreme Court.
InsideJune 2005Section Council Chair begins this issue with a biography of Ann Breen-Greco. Ann is a respected Administrative Law Judge as well as a tireless volunteer and writer
InsideApril 2005As usual, this issue of the Newsletter begins with the Chair’s Corner. In her article this time, Terry Shafer Hoffman profiles Jewel Klein, a long-time member of the Section Council and contributor of many articles to the Newsletter.
InsideMarch 2005Following Terry Hoffman’s “Chair’s Corner,” this issue con- tains a somewhat satirical, but very astute, article by Section Council member Jewel Klein concerning one possible explanation for judicial cita- tions of older—sometimes ancient— court opinions.
InsideFebruary 2005Following Section Council Chair Terry Hoffman’s column continuing her biographical series concerning Section Council members, you will find a short article about an upcoming seminar that is of potential interest to many lawyers and others who practice in the administrative law arena.
InsideJanuary 2005This issue’s four articles are on diverse subjects. The first, by Section Council Chair Terry Shafer Hoffman, introduces our readers to Marc Loro, a Section Council member and an employee of the Illinois Secretary of State’s office.
Lawyers lending a helping hand—Katrina reliefBy Ann Breen-Greco, J.A. Sebastian, & Vickie GillioNovember 2005Lawyers throughout the nation individually and through professional organizations have risen to the challenge of Hurricane Katrina and are giving a helping hand to address the many-faceted ramifications of the Katrina Disaster.
Mean-its and their opinionsBy Jewel N. KleinMarch 2005Some people believe in Santa Claus and the Easter Bunny. I believe in “Mean-Its” and the fruits of their labors, the Mean-It Opinions.
Politics and Plan BBy Avni PatelNovember 2005On August 26, 2005, the Federal Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner, Dr. Lester M. Crawford, announced the postponement of a final decision regarding an application by Barr Laboratories on whether to allow nonprescription sales of its controversial emergency contraceptive pill, Plan B, for women over the age of 17.