School Employee Immunity: H.B. 4 (2003)
Broadened definition of school employees entitled to immunity for actions
Broadened definition of school employees entitled to immunity for actions involving the exercise of discretion in the course and scope of employment. Required the exhaustion of school district administrative remedies prior to suit. Mandated payment of attorney fees and costs by plaintiff suing person subject to immunity. Provided that immunity does not extend to use of excessive force in discipline or negligence that results in personal injury to a student.
ATRA’s statement on passage of Amendment 1 to Illinois House Bill 3360
ATRA’s statement on Amendment 1 to Illinois House Bill 3360
ATRA President Tiger Joyce released the following statement in response to the unprecedented attack on the U.S. Capitol building on January 6:
ATRA voices its disappointment as Congress fails to include liability protections in its latest COVID-19 relief package.
ATRA President Tiger Joyce writes in this op-ed about a growing trend of state courts bucking SCOTUS precedent when it comes to personal jurisdiction.
Activism in AG’s office, Supreme Court’s acceptance of lawsuit funding and loose venue rules to blame