The Governor’s Executive Orders Do Not Exist. End of Story.

Yesterday, the Illinois Circuit Court in Clay County, Illinois issued an Order which declared that all executive orders issued by ...
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Ciesla in the News – ‘A real mess’: IL businesses, cities, counties mull dilemma of resisting Pritzker COVID orders

By Jonathan BilykCook County RecordMay 14, 2020 https://cookcountyrecord.com/stories/536771057-a-real-mess-il-businesses-cities-counties-mull-dilemma-of-resisting-pritzker-covid-orders
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Here’s the blueprint, Illinois. Let Wisconsin be our guide.

The Wisconsin Supreme Court issued a ruling yesterday which found Wisconsin’s stay at home order unenforceable.  Although the facts are ...
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Ciesla in the news – The Federalist – Judge Stops Illinois Governor From Extending State Lockdown

By Dennis Byrne, The FederalistApril 30, 2020 The judge’s temporary restraining order sets the stage in Illinois and perhaps nationally ...
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Think the court order only applies to Representative Bailey? Think again.

So many non-attorneys are weighing in with their legal opinions regarding the court order issued yesterday in Clay County, Illinois ...
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Ciesla in the News: The Barbershop, April 27, 2020

Breaking news: Downstate judge orders Pritzker's stay-at-home order lifted The Barbershop - Dennis ByrneApril 27. 2020 LOUISVILLE, Ill. (WTVO) — ...
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Is Covid-19 a Public Health Emergency? It’s not an absolute ‘yes’

Pursuant to the Illinois Emergency Management Agency Act, 20 ILCS 3305/1 et, seq., (the “Act”) upon the occurrence of a ...
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Ciesla in the News: Cook County Record| Apr 23, 2020

Pritzker extends stay at home order til May 30, but how long will the law allow him to do so? ...
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Illinois Governor had no legal authority to close businesses beyond April 9, 2020

On March 9, 2020, Governor Pritzker issued a proclamation declaring a disaster exists in Illinois due to COVID-19. On March ...
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Milken Deserves More Than Just a Pardon – He Deserves Our Thanks

President Trump’s recent grants of clemency once again thrust former Governor Rod Blagojevich into the spotlight while overshadowing a pardon ...
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