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Energy, Utilities, Telecommunications, and Transportation

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Section ProspectusThe mission of ISBA Energy, Utilities, Telecommunications, and Transportation Section

  • to inform and advise the members of the bar on current developments in public utilities and transportation law;
  • to monitor and comment upon state and federal legislation and regulations affecting public utilities and transportation law;
  • to propose remedial legislation in areas of perceived need;
  • to encourage formal legal education in public utilities and transportation law;
  • to promote continuing legal education through publications, conferences and seminars; and
  • to provide a forum for consideration of any comment upon current issues in the field of public utilities and transportation law.

Recent Related Cases

Illinois Appellate Court / Civil

Eminent Domain  |  3d Dist.

BNSF Railway Co. v. Grohne, 2019 IL App (3d) 180063 (July 3, 2019) Will Co. (SCHMIDT) Affirmed.

Illinois Appellate Court / Civil

Public Utilities Act  |  1st Dist.

GlidePath Development LLC v. Illinois Commerce Commission, 2019 IL App (1st) 180893 (June 28, 2019) Cook Co., 4th Div, (REYES) Appeal dismissed.

Federal 7th Circuit / Civil

Federal Railway Safety Act  |  Petition for Review, Order of U.S. Dept. of Labor

Sparre v. U.S. Dept. of Labor, Nos.18-1105 & 18-2348 Cons. (May 10, 2019) Petition denied

Illinois Appellate Court / Civil

Utilities  |  2d Dist.

Commonwealth Edison Co. v. Illinois Commerce Commission, 2019 IL App (2d) 180504 (May 2, 2019) ICC (BURKE) Affirmed.

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