Tag First District Appellate Court

Caveat Emptor – Contractors Beware!

Although decided pursuant to Supreme Court Rule 23 (i.e. not to be cited as precedent), the First District Appellate Court addressed the enforceability of contracts against municipalities acting through a JAWA in South Suburban Joint Action Water Agency v. Postl-Yore… Continue Reading →

The Mayor Who Wasn’t There

Dateline:  Markham, Illinois.  Most of us would assume by now that the Illinois legislature generally means what it says, particularly when what it says is pretty clear.  Not so.  Despite the unambiguous language in the Municipal Code forbidding a convicted… Continue Reading →

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