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Center for Governmental Studies
Northern Illinois University
DeKalb, IL 60115




25th Annual ILGL Conference Handouts

Machiavellians and Narcissists and Psychopaths...Oh My! Does the Dark Triad Impact Professional Responsibility?

         Does the Dark Triad Impact Professional Responsibility_Smart.pdf

Understanding and Balancing Legal, Political, and Managerial Roles in Local Government

         No Materials

Crisis Management

         Crisis Management Issues handout.pdf

         Crisis Management Plan_Naperville Park District.pdf

         Crisis Management_Sample Litigation Hold Letter for Defense Counsel.pdf

         Crisis Managment_Naperville Park Dist_Social Media Use_2017.pdf


Politics and the Effects on Local Government

          No Materials


Section 1983 Civil Rights and State Tort Immunity Case Law Update

          ILGL 2018 Civil Rights Update_Bersani PPT.pdf

          ILGL 2018 Civil Rights Update (Handout)_Bersani.pdf

Recent Developments in FOIA/Open Meetings Act

           FOIA OMA_Tappendorf PPT.pdf

           FOIA OMA_Tappendorf Handout.pdf

Tools for Economic Development

           Economic Development Tools_Field Orr_Exhibits.pdf

           Economic Development Tools_Field Orr.pdf


  • Illinois Local Government Lawyers Association
    Dawn Peters, Executive Director, Center for Governmental Studies
    148 North 3rd Street
    Northern Illinois University
    DeKalb, IL 60115
  • Phone: 815-753-6575 | Email: | Fax: 815-753-7278