Tag Archives: Due Process

Argument Report: Illinois Supreme Court Appears Skeptical of Due Process Challenge to Liquor License Revocation

  The Illinois Supreme Court appeared skeptical of a due process challenge to revocation of a liquor license during the recent oral argument in WISAM 1, d/b/a Sheridan Liquors v. Illinois Liquor Control Commission. Our detailed preview of the facts and underlying court opinions in WISAM 1 is here. WISAM 1 involves a liquor store whose … Continue Reading

Coming Soon – The Jurisdictional Implications of Social Media Posts

In the second significant order to come off the civil side of the California Supreme Court’s docket in the wake of Wednesday’s conference, the Court entered a “grant-and-transfer” order in Burdick v. Superior Court (Sanderson), granting the petition for review and shipping the case back to the Fourth Appellate District, Division Three. Ordinarily, G&T orders don’t … Continue Reading

Knowing the Difference Between Erroneous and Void Judgments May Save Your Own Appeal

On March 23, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a unanimous opinion limiting the rights of litigants to challenge a judgment outside the ordinary appeals process by arguing the judgment is "void." In United Student Aid Funds v. Espinosa (.pdf), the Supreme Court considered an order in a chapter 13 bankruptcy case that approved a plan allowing … Continue Reading

Texas Supreme Court Civil Issues Pending: Family Law

[UPDATED THROUGH APRIL 1, 2010] Availability of Free Record. Were petitioner’s due process rights violated when the trial court denied him a free clerk’s record and reporter’s record pursuant to Tex. Civ. Prac. & Rem. Code § 13.003? Did petitioner waive his complaint by failing to raise constitutional arguments at the hearing on his request … Continue Reading