Welcome to Huskie Commons
Huskie Commons is Northern Illinois University's digital repository, a secure virtual space in which we collect, preserve, and provide access to the scholarly and artistic works created by the NIU community. From peer-reviewed articles authored by faculty to honors capstone projects created by students to electronic theses and dissertations, Huskie Commons showcases the intellectual output of NIU's faculty, staff, students, and organizations.
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(Northern Illinois University Law Review, 2007-07)This article discusses what future, if any, political gerrymandering claims have in light of the Supreme Court's decision in LULAC v. Perry, the Texas redistricting case. The article also examines the various methods and ...
“Dollars, CPI, and Voter Empowerment": Public Act 94-976 and its Impact on Local Government Tax Referenda (Northern Illinois University Law Review, 2007-07)Units of local government in the State of Illinois are increasingly reliant upon the property tax to support operations. The Property Tax Extension Limitation Law (PTELL) has placed limits on the ability of local governmental ...
(Northern Illinois University Law Review, 2007-05)This comment examines the termination of parental rights for incarcerated parents in Illinois through a discussion of the Illinois Supreme Court case, In re Gwynne P. The number of incarcerated mothers has dramatically ...
Stepping In(come): Evaluating the Inherent Inconsistency of Illinois's Trend Toward Consideration of New Spouse Income in Child Support Modification (Northern Illinois University Law Review, 2007-05)This comment provides an in-depth examination of the case law that established Illinois's current trend toward consideration of new spouse income in cases of child support modification. The author reviews the traditional ...