Inspector General’s Statement Regarding Ferguson v. Patton Ruling

Inspector General Joseph M. Ferguson released the following statement after reviewing the March 21, 2013 Illinois Supreme Court ruling in Ferguson v. Patton: Today, the Illinois Supreme Court ruled that the OIG does not have the statutory authority to enforce its own subpoenas. The Court’s opinion requires the OIG to go to the City’s Corporation … [Read More…]

State Supreme Court Oral Arguments Tomorrow

Oral arguments for the City of Chicago Office of Inspector General’s lawsuit against the City’s Corporation Counsel will take place in Springfield, IL at 9 o’clock Thursday morning. What:                         Oral Arguments When:                        9am, 9/20/12 Where:                      Supreme Court Building 200 E Capitol Avenue, Springfield, IL … [Read More…]

Inspector General’s Office files suit

The Inspector General’s Office (OIG) for the City of Chicago filed an action in the Chancery Division of the Circuit Court of Cook County, Illinois, to enforce a subpoena for documents that OIG served on the City’s Department of Law. OIG took this step because the Law Department has not complied with OIG’s subpoena, and … [Read More…]