Administrative law and process legislation passed by the 95th and 96th sessions of the General AssemblyBy William A. PriceDecember 2010This list of bills covers revisions to the Administrative Procedures Act and to the motor vehicle statutes allowing administrative adjudication of county ordinance violations in motor vehicle operation, the first county level administrative law hearings process. The author also compiled a comprehensive list of APA references in legislation from the 95th and 96th General Assembly sessions.
Around the agenciesBy William A. PriceFebruary 2010Illinois administrative agencies, boards, and commissions make many of the most important decisions affecting the lives and property of the state’s citizens. Read more about these groups and their powers here.
Case summariesBy Hon. Edward J. SchoenbaumDecember 2010Recent cases that affect administrative law practitioners.
Case summariesBy Hon. Edward J. SchoenbaumOctober 2010Recent cases affecting administrative law.
Chair’s columnBy Hon. Ann Breen-GrecoDecember 2010While an attorney and Administrative Law Judge may have different perspectives, they both want to ensure that all steps have been taken in preparation for hearing and in the hearing itself to ensure that the record reflects their best professional efforts.
Chair’s columnBy Hon. Ann Breen-GrecoAugust 2010An introduction to the coming year from new Section Council Chair Ann Breen-Greco.
Chair’s column: Equal access to justiceBy Hon. Ann Breen-GrecoOctober 2010Advocating and working to ensure that everyone has equal access to legal representation for administrative hearings and court proceedings is vital work for the Administrative Law Section Council.
Chair’s comment pageBy Marc Christopher LoroJuly 2010An introduction to the issue from Section Chair Marc Loro.
Comment: Voluntary dismissalBy J.A. SebastianJanuary 2010In a December 2009 decision of the appellate court, the Court reminds us to consider the statutory provisions of the Administrative Review Law and to comply with those requirements. Failure to strictly adhere to those requirements deprives a court of subject matter jurisdiction over an administrative review action.
Corporate shell game shot down by the First DistrictBy Patti Gregory-ChangJanuary 2010On September 1, 2009, the First District handed down a ruling in the case of Vino Fino Liquors, Inc. v. License Appeal Commission of the City of Chicago, No. 1-07-3269 (Ill. App. 9/1/2009) (Ill. App., 2009).
Editorial commentBy J.A. SebastianJanuary 2010Discussed at length in the December Illinois Bar Journal (vol. 97 at page 636) (“Yes” to Nonlawyers in Illinois Administrative Adjudications, by Jeffrey A. Parness) is an Illinois Appellate Court, First District, Fourth Division, case, Grafner v. Department of Employment Security, found at the court’s Web site as No. 1-08-1858 (released August 6, 2009); 2009 WL 242420 (1st D 2009).
Editors’ noteBy William A. Price & J.A. SebastianApril 2010An introduction to the issue from the co-editors of the Administrative Law newsletter.
Flinn Report extractsBy William A. PriceMay 2010You could read the entire Illinois Register to stay current with new, proposed, and changed rules and administrative agency actions. Or, you can check out the weekly "Flinn Report," which summarizes just about everything for you in a more user-friendly digest.
From the ChairBy Hon. Ann Breen-GrecoNovember 2010The ISBA Administrative Law Section/Council plays a vital role in Illinois in promoting awareness of our work and in providing excellent CLE programs to enhance our professional development.
In memoriamBy J.A. SebastianApril 2010Remembering Roz Kaplan.
ISBA Administrative Law Section Council goes to schoolBy Hon. Ann Breen-GrecoJanuary 2010On October 15, ISBA Administrative Law Section Council members Jewel Klein, Sheila Harrell, and Ann Breen-Greco gave a presentation to Judge Paul Lillios’ administrative law class at John Marshall Law School. Bios of the presenters were prepared and distributed to the students and the presenters also gave the students handouts.