Ann Breen-Greco is a “woman with vision”By Paul E. FreehlingDecember 2006For nearly three decades, Ann Breen-Greco has been a political and community activist. She has focused much of her efforts on reducing violence against women, working with women’s groups and elected officials to promote the Violence Against Women Act, and continuing to lobby for its funding.
Chair’s Column: A busy yearBy James W. ChipmanJuly 2006I write as your new Chair of the Administrative Law Section Council. Using our excellent newsletter as a platform, I want to share my agenda with you for the upcoming year.
Feret v. Schillerstrom: Second DistrictBy Phillip B. LenziniOctober 2006In what might be the first exhibit of the proof that the Appellate Court has too much time on its hands, or improvidently issues unpublished orders under Supreme Court Rule 23, which then lead to subsequent appeals and published opinions, the Appellate Court, Second District, has recently decided the case of Feret v. Schillerstrom.
Hearsay in Administrative Hearings—Follow UpBy Marc Christopher LoroJuly 2006This is a follow up to an article which appeared in the April 2006 edition of this newsletter titled “The Use of Hearsay in Contested Cases: To be or not to be?”
Illinois Attorney General issues opinionsBy Cynthia I. ErvinMay 2006Under section 4 of the Attorney General Act (15 ILCS 205/4 (West 2002)), the Illinois 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.
InsideDecember 2006Administrative Law Section Council member Ann Breen-Greco was honored recently by the Women’s Bar Association of Illinois as a Woman with Vision.
InsideNovember 2006Patti Gregory-Chang, a remarkable member of the Administrative Law Section Council, is profiled in the first article of this issue.
InsideOctober 2006The first article in this issue provides insights into the role of an unusual ALJ, the Illinois Special Education Hearing Officer.
InsideSeptember 2006This issue of the Newsletter begins with commentary by the Section Council Chair, Jim Chipman (Executive Director and Legal Counsel to the Illinois Property Tax Appeal Board, Springfield, Illinois).
InsideAugust 2006This issue of the Newsletter begins with an article by ALJ Ann Breen-Greco, a member of the Administrative Law Section Council, concerning a well-attended educational program for ALJs recently held by the Illinois Association of Administrative Law Judges. Ann was a speaker at as well as one of the organizers of the program.
InsideJuly 2006This first issue of the new ISBA year begins with three articles relating to the change in leadership of the Section Council from Vickie Gillio to Jim Chipman.
InsideMay 2006Do you think you know the difference between res judicata and collateral estoppel as those doctrines apply to administrative agency decisions?
InsideApril 2006This issue begins with a very well-written article which, admittedly, is partisan.
InsideMarch 2006Two of the articles in the February 2006 issue of this newsletter concerned the very recent Illinois court decisions in Collinsville Community Unit School District No. 10 v. Regional Board of School Trustees of St. Clair County, and Dombrowski v. City of Chicago.
InsideFebruary 2006The first two articles in this issue were submitted by Section Council members Vickie Gillio, the current Chair, and Terry Hoffman, the immediate past Chair.
InsideJanuary 2006Recent changes in the statute of limitations applicable to Illinois Medical Practice Act complaints are the subject of the first article in this issue of the Newsletter.
Necessary parties—Strict adherence againBy Patti Gregory-ChangSeptember 2006On July 21st, 2006 the First District rendered its opinion in Catamount Cargo Serv. v. Illinois Dep’t of Employment Serv. This case relating to necessary parties follows a long line of cases strictly interpreting the Administrative Review Law.