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Section ProspectusThe mission of ISBA Education Law Section

  • to enhance the knowledge and professional capabilities of lawyers who are engaged in one or more aspects of school law whether from the perspective of a public or private educational institution or agency, school board or district, union or association, certified or noncertified employees and administrators, parents or guardians, students, taxpayers, or the public generally;
  • to monitor developments and disseminate information on all relevant legal matters;
  • to assist in the improvement of legal practices in school law-related areas;
  • to study and recommend solutions to various problems involving school law;
  • to study, prepare, make recommendations, oppose, or promote proposed legislation and regulation in the field;
  • to explain the ramifications of legislation, regulations, or case law; to promote communication among lawyers in this field; and
  • to present seminars, newsletters, and conferences in furtherance of these goals.

Recent Related Cases

Illinois Appellate Court / Civil

Due Process  |  1st Dist.

Flanigan v. The Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois at Chicago, 2018 IL App (1st) 170815 (December 14, 2018) Cook Co., 5th Div, (LAMPKIN) Affirmed.

Federal 7th Circuit / Civil

Americans with Disabilities Act  |  N.D. Ill., E. Div.

H.P v. Naperville Community Unit School Dist. #203, No. 18-2272 (December 11, 2018) Affirmed and dismissed in part

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