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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

Tort Immunity Act  |  1st Dist.

Ramirez v. City of Chicago, 2019 IL App (1st) 180841 (April 19, 2019) Cook Co., 6th Div. (CONNORS) Affirmed.

Illinois Appellate Court / Civil

Municipal Law  |  5th Dist.

City of Effingham, Illinois v. Diss Truck & Repair, LLC, 2019 IL App (5th) 180064 (March 28, 2019) Effingham Co. (WELCH) Reversed and remanded.

Illinois Appellate Court / Civil

Annexation  |  2d Dist.

The United City of Yorkville v. Fidelity and Deposit Company of Maryland, 2019 IL App (2d) 180230 (March 20, 2019) Kendall Co. (BIRKETT) Reversed and remanded.

Illinois Appellate Court / Civil

FOIA  |  3d Dist.

Hosey v. The City of Joliet, 2019 IL App (3d) 180118 (March 6, 2019) Will Co. (McDADE) Affirmed.

Illinois Appellate Court / Civil

Election Code  |  1st Dist.

McCaskill v. Municipal Officers Electoral Board for the City of Harvey, 2019 IL App (1st) 190190 (February 24, 2019) Cook Co., 3rd Div, (ELLIS) Reversed.