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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

Federal 7th Circuit / Civil

Federal Rail Safety Act  |  N.D. Ill., E. Div.

Armstrong v. BNSF Railway Co., Nos. 16-3674 & 17-1088 Cons. (January 18, 2018) Affirmed

Illinois Appellate Court / Civil

Utilities  |  1st Dist.

Wade v. Illinois Commerce Commission, 2017 IL App (1st) 171230 (December 1, 2017) Cook Co.,6th Div. (CUNNINGHAM) Affirmed in part and remanded with directions.

Illinois Supreme Court / Civil

Leases  |  4th Dist.

Ramsey Herndon LLC v. Whiteside, 2017 IL 121668 (November 30, 2017) Macon Co. (GARMAN) Appellate court reversed; circuit court affirmed.

Illinois Appellate Court / Civil

Utilities  |  1st Dist.

Greenside Properties, LLC v. Peoples Gas Light and Coke Company, 2017 IL App (1st) 162821 (November 28, 2017) Cook Co., 2d Div. (NEVILLE) Affirmed.

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