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Circuit court upholds school’s decision to bar student from participating in graduation ceremony

USA - June 6 2011 It’s that time of year – finals, prom, senior trips, parties….and senior pranks. 

Appellate Court holds that School District under State finance control did not breach contract with third party

USA - March 7 2011 In Innovative Modular Solutions v. Hazel Crest School District 152.5, the First District Appellate Court vacated the trial court’s judgment in favor of Innovative Modular Solutions (IMS) holding that the Hazel Crest School District Finance Authority (the “Authority”) had the power to cancel the contracts between the Hazel Crest School District 152.5 (the “District”) and IMS and to order the District not to pay the contract’s cancellation fees.

Illinois appellate court holds up construction funds

USA - January 27 2011 On January 26, the First District Appellate Court held in W. Rockwell Wirtz, an Individual and Wirtz Beverage Illinois, LLC, on Behalf of and for the Benefit of the Taxpayers of the State of Illinois v. Patrick Quinn, et.al, commonly known as Wirtz v. Quinn, that Public Act 96-34 and its three ancillary Acts were void in their entirety.

Brian P. Crowley.

EEOC issues final rule for Title II of GINA

USA - November 15 2010 On November 9, 2010, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued its final regulations under Title II of the Genetic Information Non-Discrimination Act (Act or GINA).

William R. Pokorny.

Amendments to Illinois Vehicle Code address bus driver disqualification and school bus communication devices

USA - August 31 2010 Governor Quinn recently signed into law Public Acts 96-0962, 96-1066 and 96-1182 which amend the Illinois Vehicle Code as it relates to school bus drivers and school buses.

Brian P. Crowley.