UIC Law Review


Ted Hong


The purpose of this article is to highlight the less controversial part of the Court’s opinion. This article is intended for counsel representing parties before federal, state, municipal and local administrative agencies, counsel representing administrative agencies and people serving on administrative agencies. The article discusses how the Masterpiece Cakeshop opinion was the culmination of discussing the role of procedural due process in the administrative agency process. The Court’s opinion has “real time” application in a current case before the Intermediate Court of Appeals, State of Hawai`i. This article also highlights the difference in appointment of boards and commissioners in three states: Colorado, Hawai`i and Illinois. The article concludes with practical suggestions for all participants involved in administrative agency hearings. The pop song and culture references in this article are a reflection of the author’s generation and the author apologizes for not downloading the “update.”