Today is July 04, 2015


The IML Legal Department's core objective is to provide guidance to the League and to municipal attorneys representing its members on issues concerning municipal law. To this end, the Legal Department performs a wide variety of tasks to monitor and influence the status of municipal law in Illinois and communicate that status.

Bloomington Pantagraph: Judge: Marion council member can't work as police officer
Published on Thursday July 02, 2015
A southern Illinois judge has ruled that a local elected official can't also keep his job as a city police officer. More

Weekly Legal News Wrap-up, Week Ending July 2, 2015
Published on Thursday July 02, 2015  Updated on July 02, 2015 @ 02:18 PM
This week's weekly wrap-up of local, state, and national legal news items of interest. Please stay turned throughout the day for updates. More

IML Amicus Brief: Board of Education v. Illinois Attorney General
Published on Wednesday July 01, 2015
On June 22, 2015, the IML filed an amicus brief in support of the School Board for Springfield School District 186 before the Fourth District Illinois Appellate Court. In this case, the IML argued that the School Board did not violate Section 2(e) of the Open Meetings Act, and that the AG's interpretation of Section 2(e) would lead to an absurd result. More

Legal Bulletin for June 29, 2015
Published on Sunday June 28, 2015
The Legal Bulletin for June 29, 2015 has been posted on the IML website. In this issue: Four U.S. Supreme Court opinions on the First, Fourth, and Fifth Amendments. The remaining are Federal Circuit cases regarding Public Employment issues. More

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