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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

Federal 7th Circuit / Civil

Appellate Jurisdiction  |  N.D. Ill., E. Div.

Peerless Network, Inc. v. MCI Communications Services, Inc., No. 18-2747 (February 20, 2019) Vacated, reversed and dismissed in part and remanded

Federal 7th Circuit / Civil

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

Holloway v. Soo Line Railroad Co., No. 18-2431 (February 20, 2019) Affirmed

Federal 7th Circuit / Civil

Res Ipsa Loquitur  |  S.D. Ill.

Ruark v. Union Pacific Railroad Co., No. 17-2429 (February 20, 2019) Affirmed

Illinois Appellate Court / Civil

Easements  |  4th Dist.

Enbridge Pipeline (Illinois), LLC v. Hoke, 2019 IL App (4th) 150544-B (January 28, 2019) DeWitt Co. (STEIGMANN) Affirmed.

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