Federal regulatory agendasBy William A. PriceDecember 2014The federal Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) recently released a six-month update of the Unified Agenda, which lists federal regulations currently pending and planned.
Illinois agency standing to appeal court review decisionsBy Carl R. DraperDecember 2014While our courts operate almost exclusively with disputes between separate interested parties, administrative agencies frequently cross boundaries between being an enforcement arm of the law as opposed to a quasi-judicial branch of government.
The importance of protocolsBy Erin M. HughesJanuary 2014In CBS Outdoor, Inc., v. The Department of Transportation,) 111387, the timeline and protocols of the Illinois Department of Transportation are imperative to the issuance of the sign permit.
ISBA unveils exciting new Member Directory!July 2014Make sure the other members of the ISBA Administrative Law Section know what sets you apart and can find you easily by activating your member directory profile today.
License revocation upheldBy Patti Gregory-ChangJanuary 2014In the recent unpublished opinion of Addy v. City of Chicago Department of Administrative Hearings, the first District Appellate Court recently upheld revocation of appellant’s Chauffeur license. The order is instructive.
Mandamus denied for DumasBy J.A. SebastianFebruary 2014On February 7, 2014, the Illinois Appellate Court reiterated a long-standing principle of law relating to mandamus relief.
Representing a corporation in state court—Redux 2014By Patrick M. KinnallyJuly 2014Stone Street Partners, LLC v. City of Chicago Department of Administrative Hearings declares why a corporation needs a lawyer as a representative in our state courts as well as in certain types of administrative hearings.
Seminar on the commercial sexual exploitation of childrenBy Yolaine DauphinFebruary 2014On October 10, 2014, the ISBA’s Standing Committee on Racial and Ethnic Minorities & the Law and the Administrative Law Section Council propose to conduct a seminar on human trafficking, focusing on the plight of children who are trafficked for commercial sexual exploitation.
Voting rights in America: The Voting Rights Amendment Act of 2014By Athena T. TaiteApril 2014This article does not take a position on the Voting Rights Amendment but hopes to inform the debate regarding the aftermath of Shelby County, Alabama v. Holder (2013), in which the U.S. Supreme Court found part of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 to be unconstitutional.