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Griffin v. Illinois

Under the Due Process and Equal Protection Clauses of the Fourteenth Amendment, Court held that indigent Illinois convicts may not be denied the right to appeal by inability to pay for a trial transcript and are entitled to receive certified copy of the entire trial record without cost.

Jimenez v. Weinberger

The Social Security Act, by deeming certain illegitimate children ineligible for disability insurance benefits, contravenes the Due Process Clause of the Fifth Amendment and the equal protection of the laws guaranteed thereby.

Metcalf v. Swank

Expanded prior Supreme Court holding that exhaustion of administrative remedies was not required to bring a case in federal court challenging state welfare laws.

Rodriguez v. Swank

AFDC payments must be made within 30 days of application, absent fault of applicant, in accordance with federal HEW regulations. Plaintiffs’ complaint may continue as class action.

Townsend v. Swank

Under the Supremacy Clause, the states do not have the option of denying AFDC benefits to needy dependent children between the ages of 18 and 21 who attend a college or university while granting these benefits to those who attended high school or a vocational training school.

Edelman v. Jordan

Reversing the lower court, the Supreme Court held that the Eleventh Amendment barred the award of retroactive benefits by the state of Illinois under federal-state programs of Aid to the Aged, Blind, and Disabled.

Bouman, John 2017

President of the Shriver Center in Chicago starting in 2007. Played a key role in the organization’s path of not taking LSC or other government money.

Erlenborn, John 2002

Biographical / Historical John Neal Erlenborn (February 8, 1927 – October 30, 2005) was a lawyer and a former Republican member of the U.S. Congressional Delegations from Illinois, representing the 14th (then after 1980s redistricting the 13th) district. Born in Chicago, Illinois, Erlenborn was a graduate of Loyola University Chicago (1945-49) and Loyola University Chicago … Read more