Monthly Archives: June 2017

Seventh Circuit Affirms Preliminary Injunction in Favor of Transgender Student

In the summer and fall of 2016, Ashton Whitaker (a transgender male student), sought and obtained a preliminary injunction enjoining the school district he attended from: 1) denying him access to the boys’ restroom; 2) enforcing any written or unwritten policy against him that would prevent him from using the boys’ restroom while on school [...]

By | June 13th, 2017|Education Law News|

KCBA Recognizes Stuart Whitt for 40 Years in the Practice of Law

Yesterday evening, the attorneys at Whitt Law attended the Kane County Bar Association’s Annual Membership Dinner where Whitt Law Partner Stuart L. Whitt was recognized for his 40 years in the practice of law. Congratulations to Stuart on a remarkable 40 years! Your dedication to the profession, your clients, and your community have inspired many [...]

Illinois Supreme Court Publishes FOIA Opinion – Better Gov’t Ass’n v. IHSA

The Freedom of Information Act (“FOIA”) requires public bodies, including their “subsidiary bodies,” to make public records available for inspection or copying. The Illinois Supreme Court recently reiterated that there are four factors to be considered on a case-by-case basis to determine whether a private entity is deemed a “subsidiary body” subject to the requirements [...]

By | June 1st, 2017|Education Law News|