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Public Employers and E-Mail: A Primer for the Practitioner and the Public Professional
(Northern Illinois University Law Review, 2003-05)
E-mail and related technology have created multi-faceted issues for public employers and legal practitioners. The article examines the issue of e-mail communications from the perspective of public records and public meeting ...
Rutan v. Republican Party of Illinois and Patronage Employment Practices: Clarification or Confusion?
(Northern Illinois University Law Review, 1991-07)
This recent United States Supreme Court decision determined that hiring, rehiring after layoffs, promotions, and transfers based on political affiliation or support, were impermissible infringements on a public employees' ...
Branti v. Finkel: A Fresh Look at the Spoils System
(Northern Illinois University Law Review, 1980-11)
This note focuses on the role of the first amendment in patronage dismissals and analyzes the implications of the Court's modification of the Elrod decision. It will focus on two aspects of the Branti decision. First, the ...