Thursday, March 4, 2021

50: Sixth Annual APA-CMS Bar Exam

The American Planning Association’s Chicago Metro Section and Ancel Glink’s Quorum Forum podcast hosted a live virtual happy hour for the Sixth Annual Bar Exam Planning Law Session! APA-IL President Elect Nina Idemudia and Ancel Glink’s Dan Bolin, Greg Jones and Joyce Jezeer joined planning professionals for a realistic law school simulation covering the year’s noteworthy cases on FOIA, zoning, short-term rentals and more for Quorum Forum’s 50th episode. What do you think will be the biggest issues for planners this year? Email us at! Listen below or here.




APA Chicago Metro Section

APA, People Behind the Plans podcast, Nina Idemudia

Upcoming APA-IL Events

Remote Meetings, P.A.C. Opinion 2020-07

Zoning, Frederick v. Gaca

Short term rentals, Stone River Lodge, LLC v. Village of North Utica

Remote Meetings, Evans v. City of Joliet

Religion & Government, Woodring v. Jackson County

Liquor Delivery, S.B. 54

FOIA, Better Government Association v. City of Chicago

Website Accessibility, Robles v. Domino’s Pizza

Solicitors, Dumiak v. Village of Downers Grove

Haymarket Pub & Brewery:


Course: Criminal Law

Suggested Pairing: Beer - Modus Hoperandi (Ska Brewing)

Course: Constitutional Law

Suggested Pairing: Wine - The Federalist (ideally their Bourbon Barrel Aged Zinfandel or Red Blend)

Course: Intellectual Property

Suggested Pairing: The Bacardi Cocktail

Ingredients: 2 oz Bacardi Ocho (or any Gold Rum), .75 oz fresh lime juice,

.75 Grenadine

Technique: Chill a coupe glass with ice and very cold water and put in freezer for 5 minutes; Add ingredients to a shaker with ice and shake until well chilled; Strain into chilled coupe; Repeat as necessary

Course: State and Local Government

Suggested Pairing: Beer - Haymarket Brewery's Harold's '83 Honey Ale​