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Local Government Law

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Section ProspectusThe mission of ISBA Local Government Law Section

  • to enhance the knowledge and professional capabilities of lawyers who devote time to the practice of the law relating to units of local government;
  • to disseminate information and comment on legislative and judicial developments and their impact on units of local government; to make recommendations on legislation; and
  • to develop and communicate ideas to improve the functioning of units of local government.

Recent Related Cases

Illinois Appellate Court / Civil

FOIA  |  2d Dist.

Garlick v. Bloomingdale Township, 2018 IL App (2d) 171013 (September 6, 2018) Du Page Co. (JORGENSEN) Affirmed.

Federal 7th Circuit / Civil

Fourth Amendment  |  N.D. Ill., E. Div.

Naperville Smart Meter Awareness v. City of Naperville, No. 16-3766 (August 16, 2018) Affirmed

Federal 7th Circuit / Civil

Attorney Fees  |  N.D. Ill., E. Div.

World Outreach Conference Center v. City of Chicago, No. 17-2476 (July 24, 2018) Affirmed

Federal 7th Circuit / Civil

Mootness Doctrine  |  N.D. Ill., E. Div.

Chicago Joe’s Tea Room LLC v. Village of Broadview, No. 16-1989 (June 30, 2018) Affirmed

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