May, 2014 Archive

A Winning Opinion in the Illinois Supreme Court! Mahoney, Silverman & Cross, LLC represented the prevailing party, Larry Nelson, Nelson Media and WSPY in an action brought to the Illinois Supreme Court. Contrary to the ruling of the Illinois trial court and the 2nd District Appellate Court, the Illinois Supreme Court has ruled that the Illinois State’s Attorneys are subject to the Freedom of Information Act. Read the Opinion here.

The issue on this appeal is whether the office of the State’s Attorney of Kendall County is exempt from the disclosure requirements of the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) (5 ILCS 140/1 et seq. (West 2010)) on the grounds that the State’s Attorney’s office is part of the judicial branch of Illinois government and therefore […]

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Jean A. Kenol, Young Lawyers Gives Back to His Community, Illinois State Bar Association’s Illinois Lawyer Article, 2013.

In Jean Kenol’s case, it’s intelligence, a penchant for hard work and a commitment to helping others. Those qualities contributed to his latest in a long line of successes: an appointment to the 27-member Board of Governors of the Illinois State Bar Association. His at-large board seat was established last year to reflect under-represented segments […]

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