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 Presented by the ISBA Standing Committee on Government Lawyers
Update your knowledge on the various roles of Independent Inspectors General (IIG), Executive Inspectors General (EIG), and Inspectors General (IG) within their respective government offices, as well as the scope of their authority and the rights available to those subject to investigation and/or discipline. Topics to be covered in this informative two-hour webcast include:
  • The roles of IIG/EIG/IG ("Inspectors General") in keeping the workplace free of political harassment, eliminating abuses of office, and investigating and curbing violations of the Gift Ban Act and other ethical rules;
  • Investigative powers of Inspectors General, the nature of the investigative process and whether confidentiality applies to the proceedings and other communications;
  • The duty of employees to report perceived misconduct;
  • Means available to resolve complaints and the extent of discipline that can be imposed;
  • Actions that other government officials, government employees, witnesses, and targets of investigations and disciplinary proceedings can take to protect themselves;
  • Rights that private attorneys can exercise on behalf of their clients who are or might become the subject of an investigation or discipline arising from an investigation;
  • Understanding who Inspectors General report to within and/or outside the government and their relationship to the Illinois Executive Ethics Commission;
  • Grounds for challenges to potential misuse of authority by Inspectors General; and
  • Much More!
PROGRAM Moderators/Coordinators:
Sharon L. Eiseman, Office of Illinois Attorney General, Chicago
Patrick T. Driscoll,
 Cook County State's Attorneys Office, Chicago
Program Information
Date Presented:
September 24, 2013 9:30 AM Central
2 hours
The Role and Reach of Government's Independent Inspectors General
Speaker Information
Patrick M. Blanchard   [ view bio ]
John A. Gasiorowski   [ view bio ]
Zaldwaynaka (Z) Scott   [ view bio ]
Individual topic purchase: Selected
Illinois State Bar Association
Total General MCLE Hours: 1.75
Including Professional Responsibility: 1.75
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