Local Government Lowdown

Tag

City of Chicago

District Court Dismisses Due Process Class Action Against City Of Chicago Relating To Impoundment Ordinance

In 2016, the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals in Bell v. City of Chicago, 835 F.3d 736 (7th Cir. 2016) upheld the City of Chicago’s impoundment ordinance (MCC § 2-14-132) against a facial challenge based upon the Fourth Amendment. Recently,… Continue Reading →

Written In Ink, Not Stone: Officers’ Union Wins Grievance and Seventh Circuit Erases District Court’s Ruling On Chicago Police Department’s Tattoo Order

On June 8, 2015, without any prior notice or discussion with police officers, the Chicago Police Department issued an order that required all officers on duty or otherwise “representing” the Department to cover all of their tattoos, either with clothing… Continue Reading →

Illinois Supreme Court Emphasizes The Importance Of Proper Notice And Procedure In Administrative Proceedings, But Leaves The Issue Of Attorney Representation Unresolved

A recent opinion from the Illinois Supreme Court emphasizes the importance of proper notice and procedure in administrative proceedings, but fails to provide guidance on whether a legal entity must be represented by an attorney. In Stone Street Partners, LLC,… Continue Reading →

© 2020 Tressler LLPDisclaimer | Privacy Policy

Tressler Blog Network Bad Faith BulletinCGL DispatchCondo Law WatchPrivacy Risk ReportThe Property LineSpecialty Lines Advisory