Today is September 22, 2014

Bruns v. City of Centralia, 2014 IL 116998 (September 18, 2014)
Published from Legal on Thursday September 18, 2014
The city was not liable for plaintiff’s injuries that occurred when she tripped and fell on a defective sidewalk because the city had no duty to protect the plaintiff from the open and obvious danger of the sidewalk. The distraction exception to the open and obvious rule did not apply because there was nothing that was reasonably foreseeable the would distract the plaintiff from the defective sidewalk, and the imposition of the burden on the city to fix the sidewalk was not justified considering the open and obvious nature of the sidewalk’s danger. More

News Items of Municipal Interest for September 12, 2014
Published from Resources on Friday September 12, 2014  Updated on September 12, 2014 @ 03:24 PM
Learn what's happening throughout the state and country by checking out todays complation of news items that may be of interest to Illinois municipalities, including local, county & regional, state, national, and legal news, as well as editorials and opinions. Stay tuned for updates throughout the day. More

Legal Bulletin for September 10, 2014
Published from Resources on Wednesday September 10, 2014
The Legal Bulletin for September 10, 2014 has been posted on the IML website. In this issue are summaries on the topics regarding: the Americans with Disabilities Act; Employee Speech; First Amendment and the Establishment Clause; Open Meetings Act; Ordinance Violations and the First Amendment; Public Employment Discrimination; Telecommunications and Cell Towers; and Zoning. More

2015 Illinois Election Publications
Published from Resources on Thursday August 14, 2014
The Illinois Board of Elections has published three important documents for the 2015 elections that local officials should review. More

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