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IAPD and IML Join Efforts to Protect Local Government Immunity

Friday, September 30, 2011  
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Legal News #6

The Illinois Association of Park Districts and the Illinois Municipal League have filed an amicus brief in the First District Appellate Court in a significant case affecting units of local government. At issue is whether the Cook County Forest Preserve (Forest Preserve) is liable for injuries caused by stray pit bulls on public property. The case is Cieslewicz, et al. v. Forest Preserve of Cook County, Nos. 1-10-0801 and 1-10-0812, First Appellate District.