A local government can create a 35-foot buffer zone to restrict speech on a public street only if it has first made a serious effort to address the issue in other ways.
Originally published on the IMLA Appellate...more
Last week, Regulation (EU) No 536/2014 on clinical trials on medicinal products for human use was published in the Official Journal of the European Union. The Regulation establishes a single, EU-wide harmonised set of rules...more
The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court today ruled that land trusts or other charities which own and preserve conservation land may take advantage of a state tax exemption on such land even if they do not affirmatively...more
Last Friday, the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration published proposed regulations overhauling employer obligations with respect to employee workplace injury and illness reporting. The new rules do not make...more
Recently, the Illinois Public Access Counselor rendered a binding opinion, holding that a committee violated the Open Meetings Act when it chose to recommend an individual to fill a vacancy on the committee and made that...more
A recent Chicago Tribune editorial, “The burden of transparency” asks a provocative question: does the unduly burdensome exemption in the Illinois Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) allow an unfair loophole for public bodies...more
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