Section Activities Summary

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Below is a summary of activities of this section from July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2022. While past activity is no guarantee of future activity, it may give a idea of what to expect this year.

Section Stats

Continuing Legal Education

Section members receive discounts on section-sponsored CLE programs. During the 2021–22 bar year, the Section sponsored the following programs:

ISBA Central Discussions

ISBA Central communities allows section members to pose questions, answer questions, and share information with fellow section members. Members of the section get free access to the section’s community. Joining any section also grants you access to the Transactional and Litigation communities. Below are the total number of discussion posts during the 2021–22 bar year.

Privacy and Information Security Law

  • Community members: 326
  • Total discussion posts: 2

Transactional

  • Community members: 24,024
  • Total discussion posts: 740

Litigation

  • Community members: 24,028
  • Total discussion posts: 1,962

Legislation

The Section Council reviewed 56 bills that may affect their members’ practice area. Highlights of the most recent legislative session include:

  • Senate Bill 3874 amends the Biometric Information Privacy Act to provide that if the biometric identifier or biometric information is collected or captured for the same repeated process, the private entity is only required to inform the subject or receive consent during the initial collection.
  • Senate Bill 3939 amends the Freedom of Information Act to modify the exemptions from inspection and copying concerning cybersecurity vulnerabilities.